Taylor & Francis India: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • The Birth of a Genetics Policy: Social Issues of Newborn Screening book cover

    The Birth of a Genetics Policy

    Social Issues of Newborn Screening, 1st Edition

    By Joëlle Vailly

    Testing for genetic diseases or traits is a rapidly developing practice, the most widely used form of testing currently in use being newborn screening. Based on a five-year research project and winner of the Prix ’Le Monde’ for academic research in France, The Birth of a Genetics Policy analyses…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Monte Carlo Techniques in Radiation Therapy book cover

    Monte Carlo Techniques in Radiation Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Seco, Frank Verhaegen

    Modern cancer treatment relies on Monte Carlo simulations to help radiotherapists and clinical physicists better understand and compute radiation dose from imaging devices as well as exploit four-dimensional imaging data. With Monte Carlo-based treatment planning tools now available from commercial…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press
    Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Vitamin D: Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging book cover

    Vitamin D

    Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian F. Gombart

    Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is a worldwide, public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Rickets among infants has reemerged. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk and mortality from cancer. At the same time, the beneficial effects of vitamin D on a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine book cover

    Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laïd Boukraâ

    The use of honey can be traced back to the Stone Age. Evidence can be found for its nutritional and medicinal use beginning with prehistoric and ancient civilizations. Currently, there is a resurgence of scientific interest in natural medicinal products, such as honey, by researchers, the medical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Nutrition, Lifestyle Factors, and Blood Pressure book cover

    Nutrition, Lifestyle Factors, and Blood Pressure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pao-Hwa Lin, Laura P. Svetkey

    Even though enormous advancements have been made in identifying evidence-based lifestyle strategies for hypertension prevention and management, little progress has been made in implementing these proven strategies. Nutrition, Lifestyle Factors, and Blood Pressure compiles practical, science-based…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Chronic Inflammation: Molecular Pathophysiology, Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions book cover

    Chronic Inflammation

    Molecular Pathophysiology, Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sashwati Roy, Debasis Bagchi, Siba P. Raychaudhuri

    Although acute inflammation is a healthy physiological response indicative of wound healing, chronic inflammation has been directly implicated in a wide range of degenerative human health disorders encompassing almost all present day non-communicable diseases including autoimmune diseases, obesity,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation book cover

    Patient-Reported Outcomes

    Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Joseph C. Cappelleri, Kelly H. Zou, Andrew G. Bushmakin, Jose Ma. J. Alvir, Demissie Alemayehu, Tara Symonds

    Advancing the development, validation, and use of patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures, Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation helps readers develop and enrich their understanding of PRO methodology, particularly from a quantitative perspective. Designed for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer: Dietary Approaches for Cancer Prevention book cover

    Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer

    Dietary Approaches for Cancer Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ah-Ng Tony Kong

    Increasing scientific evidence suggests that the majority of diseases including cancer are driven by oxidative stress and inflammation, attributed to environmental factors. These factors either drive genetic mutations or epigenetically modify expression of key regulatory genes. These changes can…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Crafting Immunity: Working Histories of Clinical Immunology book cover

    Crafting Immunity

    Working Histories of Clinical Immunology, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Keelan

    Edited by Kenton Kroker

    Immunity is as old as illness itself, yet historians have only just begun to take up the challenge of reconstructing the modern transformation of attempts to protect against disease. Crafting Immunity assembles in one volume the most recent efforts of an international group of scholars to place the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Informal Norms in Global Governance: Human Rights, Intellectual Property Rules and Access to Medicines book cover

    Informal Norms in Global Governance

    Human Rights, Intellectual Property Rules and Access to Medicines, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Hein, Suerie Moon

    Hein and Moon take up a serious problem of contemporary global governance: what can be done when international trade rules prevent the realization of basic human rights? Starting in the 1990s, intellectual property obligations in trade agreements required many developing countries to begin granting…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Global Health

  • Towards Managed Primary Care: The Role and Experience of Primary Care Organizations book cover

    Towards Managed Primary Care

    The Role and Experience of Primary Care Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Judith Smith, Nick Goodwin

    The last decade has witnessed a transformation in the organization and management of primary care. In Towards Managed Primary Care, the authors examine the background and development of Primary Care Groups and Primary Care Trusts (PCG/Ts) in the English NHS. The book focuses on the practical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty: The Contested Governance of Health book cover

    Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health, 1st Edition

    By Tarryn Phillips

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Social Justice

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