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  • Microbes, Viruses and Parasites in AIDS Process
    Microbes, Viruses and Parasites in AIDS Process
    Editor Vladimir Zajac
    ISBN 978-953-307-601-0,
    402 pages, October, 2011
    The main goal in compiling this book was to highlight the situation in Africa in terms of AIDS and opportunistic diseases. Several chapters reveal great poverty, an apocalyptic situation in many parts of Africa. Global migration of people resulted in ...
  • Myocarditis
    Myocarditis
    Editor Daniela Cihakova
    ISBN 978-953-307-289-0,
    428 pages, October, 2011
    Myocarditis, the inflammation of the heart muscle, could be in some cases serious and potentially fatal disease. This book is a comprehensive compilation of studies from leading international experts on various aspects of myocarditis. The first secti ...
  • Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Editor Hassan Abduljabbar
    ISBN 978-953-307-705-5,
    174 pages, October, 2011
    Steroids: The basic science and clinical aspects covers the modern understanding and clinical use of steroids. The history of steroids is richly immersed and runs long and deep. The modern history of steroids started in the early 20th century, but it ...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells - Differentiation and Pluripotent Alternatives
    Embryonic Stem Cells - Differentiation and Pluripotent Alternatives
    Editor Michael S. Kallos
    ISBN 978-953-307-632-4,
    518 pages, October, 2011
    The ultimate clinical implementation of embryonic stem cells will require methods and protocols to turn these unspecialized cells into the fully functioning cell types found in a wide variety of tissues and organs. In order to achieve this, it is ne ...
  • Novel Aspects on Epilepsy
    Novel Aspects on Epilepsy
    Editor Humberto Foyaca-Sibat
    ISBN 978-953-307-678-2,
    350 pages, October, 2011
    This book covers novel aspects of epilepsy without ignoring its foundation and therefore, apart from the classic issues that cannot be missing in any book about epilepsy, we introduced novel aspects related with epilepsy and neurocysticercosis as a l ...
  • Etiology and Pathophysiology of Parkinson's Disease
    Etiology and Pathophysiology of Parkinson's Disease
    Editor Abdul Qayyum Rana
    ISBN 978-953-307-462-7,
    552 pages, October, 2011
    This book about Parkinson's disease provides a detailed account of etiology and pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease, a complicated neurological condition. Environmental and genetic factors involved in the causation of Parkinson's disease have been ...
  • Acupuncture - Concepts and Physiology
    Acupuncture - Concepts and Physiology
    Editor Marcelo Saad
    ISBN 978-953-307-410-8,
    246 pages, October, 2011
    Acupuncture and related techniques are useful tools for treating a spectrum of diseases. However, there are still many areas of controversy surrounding it. We hope this book can contribute to guide the advance of this ancient medical art. In the pres ...
  • Acute Phase Proteins as Early Non-Specific Biomarkers of Human and Veterinary Diseases
    Acute Phase Proteins as Early Non-Specific Biomarkers of Human and Veterinary Diseases
    Editor Francisco Veas
    ISBN 978-953-307-873-1,
    420 pages, October, 2011
    The two volumes of Acute Phase Proteins book consist of chapters that give a large panel of fundamental and applied knowledge on one of the major elements of the inflammatory process during the acute phase response, i.e., the acute phase proteins exp ...