Molecular Interventions in Lifestyle-Related Diseases: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Molecular Interventions in Lifestyle-Related Diseases

1st Edition

Edited by Midori Hiramatsu, Toshikazu Yoshikawa

CRC Press

376 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780367391683
pub: 2019-09-05
SAVE ~$14.99
$74.95
$59.96
x
Hardback: 9780824729585
pub: 2005-11-29
SAVE ~$64.00
$320.00
$256.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429132490
pub: 2005-11-29
from $37.48


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, officially recognizing that various risk factors for disease are present in our environment, has proposed the concept of lifestyle-related diseases. These include those diseases that are tied to such lifestyle choices as excessive alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking, exposure to stress, and poor diet.

Ongoing attention to this issue led to an International Symposium on Free Radicals and Health: Molecular Interventions and Protection of Lifestyle-Related Diseases bringing together the top experts in that area. With the belief that the recognition of the occurrence of risk factors and their identification are important to overcoming lifestyle-related diseases, three of those experts invited prominent participants at the symposium to contribute to a book. Molecular Interventions in Lifestyle-Related Diseases is the result of that effort.

This book is divided into three main sections:

  • Free Radicals, Lifestyle-Related Diseases, and Their Protection

  • Free Radicals, Brain Diseases, and Their Protection

  • Nutraceuticals, Functional Foods, Micronutrients, and Pharmacological Interventions

    When bad lifestyle choices cause oxidants and free radicals to have a negative influence on cell signaling and gene expression, lifestyle-related diseases are set into motion, which in turn lead to further oxidative stress.

    Molecular Interventions in Lifestyle-Related Diseases addresses the molecular basis of free radicals and lifestyle-related diseases and preventive/therapeutic approaches including the use of nutraceuticals, functional foods, and pharmacological interventions. Each section contains several chapters addressing critical molecular mechanisms, therapeutic interventions, and other issues of relevance to human health that will be of interest to students and researchers in the health professions including nutritional and environmental scientists, molecular and cell biologi

  • Table of Contents

    Free Radicals, Lifestyle-Related Diseases, and Their Protection. Free Radicals, Brain Diseases, and Their Protection. Nutraceuticals, Functional Foods, Micronutrients, and Pharmacological Interventions.

    About the Editors

    Midori Hiramatsu, Toshikazu Yoshikawa, Lester Packer

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MED060000
    MEDICAL / Nutrition
    SCI017000
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
    SCI086000
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
    SCI089000
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience