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Our collection of 29 books.

  • Mechanisms of Neuroinflammation
    Mechanisms of Neuroinflammation
    Edited by Gonzalo Emiliano Aranda Abreu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3452-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3451-0,
    Edited Volume
    316 pages, August, 2017
    "Mechanisms of Neuroinflammation" book explains how the neuronal cells become swollen at the moment of the blood-brain barrier disruption and how they lose their immunological isolation. A cascade of cytokines and immune cells from the bloodstream en ...
  • Serotonin - A Chemical Messenger Between All Types of Living Cells
    Serotonin - A Chemical Messenger Between All Types of Living Cells
    Edited by Kaneez Fatima Shad
    ISBN 978-953-51-3362-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3361-2,
    Edited Volume
    314 pages, July, 2017
    Serotonin - A Chemical Messenger Between All Types of Living Cells is a very interesting book on the most ancient neurotransmitter, hormone and trophic factor serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT). This unique chemical is present in all living cell ...
  • The Amygdala - Where Emotions Shape Perception, Learning and Memories
    The Amygdala - Where Emotions Shape Perception, Learning and Memories
    Edited by Barbara Ferry
    ISBN 978-953-51-3250-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3249-3,
    Edited Volume
    334 pages, July, 2017
    The amygdala is a central component of the limbic system, which is known to play a critical role in emotional processing of learning and memory. Over these last 20 years, major advances in techniques for examining brain activity greatly helped the sc ...
  • Synaptic Plasticity
    Synaptic Plasticity
    Edited by Thomas Heinbockel
    ISBN 978-953-51-3234-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3233-2,
    Edited Volume
    220 pages, June, 2017
    Nerve cells form thousands of contact points, the synapses, to communicate information with other neurons and target cells. Synapses are sites for changes in brain function through modification of synaptic transmission termed synaptic plasticity. The ...
  • Update on Dementia
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    Edited by Davide Vito Moretti
    ISBN 978-953-51-2655-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2654-6,
    Edited Volume
    556 pages, September, 2016
    The dementia challenge is the largest health effort of the times we live in. The whole society has to move to a realization of the significance of prioritization to make an attempt in the direction of mental health promotion and dementia risk reducti ...
  • Neurochemistry
    Neurochemistry
    Edited by Thomas Heinbockel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1237-2,
    Edited Volume
    414 pages, April, 2014
    Neurochemistry is a flourishing academic field that contributes to our understanding of molecular, cellular and medical neurobiology. As a scientific discipline, neurochemistry studies the role of chemicals that build the nervous system, it explores ...
  • Functional Brain Mapping and the Endeavor to Understand the Working Brain
    Functional Brain Mapping and the Endeavor to Understand the Working Brain
    Edited by Francesco Signorelli and Domenico Chirchiglia
    ISBN 978-953-51-1160-3,
    Edited Volume
    522 pages, June, 2013
    Functional brain mapping has by now gained a high impact on research and clinical practice: huge funds are unveiled all over the world in order to boost the research and clinical applications of this field of neuroscience. The most successful approac ...
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia in Brain Injury
    Therapeutic Hypothermia in Brain Injury
    Edited by Farid Sadaka
    ISBN 978-953-51-0960-0,
    Edited Volume
    160 pages, January, 2013
    This book describes the evidence behind the application of Therapeutic Hypothermia on patients with injury to the brain and spinal cord, that includes ischemia reperfusion after cardiac arrest or asphyxiation, traumatic brain injury, acute ischemic s ...