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

  • Lung Cancer: Translational and Emerging Therapies book cover

    Lung Cancer

    Translational and Emerging Therapies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kishan J. Pandya, Julie R. Brahmer, Manuel Hidalgo

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Filling a gap in the literature, this resource translates recent laboratory findings into practical applications for the prevention and control of lung cancer. Featuring chapters by seasoned researchers in the field,…

    Hardback – 2007-05-11
    CRC Press
    Translational Medicine

  • Brain Aging: Models, Methods, and Mechanisms book cover

    Brain Aging

    Models, Methods, and Mechanisms, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Riddle

    Recognition that aging is not the accumulation of disease, but rather comprises fundamental biological processes that are amenable to experimental study, is the basis for the recent growth of experimental biogerontology. As increasingly sophisticated studies provide greater understanding of what…

    Hardback – 2007-04-19
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroscience

  • The Ischemic Penumbra book cover

    The Ischemic Penumbra

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey A. Donnan, Jean-Claude Baron, Stephen M. Davis, Frank R. Sharp

    The Ischemic Penumbra presents the current status of concepts and research on this topic and identifies the latest methods for clinicians to quickly and efficiently recognize viable cerebral tissue for enhanced stroke management. Focusing on state-of-the-science technologies and current trends, the…

    Hardback – 2007-04-13
    CRC Press
    Neurological Disease and Therapy

  • Optical Coherence Tomography in Cardiovascular Research book cover

    Optical Coherence Tomography in Cardiovascular Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Regar, A.M.G.J. van Leeuwen, Patrick W. Serruys

    Given that for centuries, the standard tool to understand diseases in tissues was the microscope and that its major limitation was that only excised tissue could be used, recent technology now permits the examination of diseased tissue in vivo. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has promising…

    Hardback – 2007-03-06
    CRC Press

  • Exacerbations of Asthma book cover

    Exacerbations of Asthma

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastian L. Johnston, Paul O'Byrne

    There is growing interest in the pronounced variability in the incidence and severity of chronic respiratory diseases such as Asthma, observed to occur in any particular patient over a given period of time. It is now known that acute exacerbations are multi-factorial in origin, with pollution,…

    Hardback – 2007-01-24
    CRC Press

  • The Social Construction of Disease: From Scrapie to Prion book cover

    The Social Construction of Disease

    From Scrapie to Prion, 1st Edition

    By Kiheung Kim

    A historical exploration of scientific disputes on the causation of so-called ‘prion diseases’, this fascinating book covers diseases including Scrapie, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). Firstly tracing the twentieth-century history of disease research and…

    Hardback – 2006-10-26
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Caffeine and Activation Theory: Effects on Health and Behavior book cover

    Caffeine and Activation Theory

    Effects on Health and Behavior, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry D. Smith, Uma Gupta, B.S. Gupta

    The virtually universal popularity of caffeine, together with concerns about its potential pathogenic effects, have made it one of the most extensively studied drugs in history. However, despite the massive scientific literature on this important substance, most reviews have either focused on…

    Hardback – 2006-10-25
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Transcription Factor NF-kappaB book cover

    Handbook of Transcription Factor NF-kappaB

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sankar Ghosh

    Recent evidence proving the molecular link between unchecked, chronic inflammation and cancer has implicated the transcription factor NF-kB as a key factor in both inhibiting apoptosis and promoting cell proliferation. Since its initial identification 20 years ago as a simple regulating factor in…

    Hardback – 2006-10-20
    CRC Press

  • The Role of the Nucleus of the Solitary Tract in Gustatory Processing book cover

    The Role of the Nucleus of the Solitary Tract in Gustatory Processing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Bradley

    Providing an essential brainstem relay for three cranial nerves, the NST coordinates highly complex sensory information. While other functions of the NST have received attention, its role in gustatory processing has received little. The first reference devoted exclusively to gustatory processing,…

    Hardback – 2006-10-04
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroscience

  • Prostate Cancer: Translational and Emerging Therapies book cover

    Prostate Cancer

    Translational and Emerging Therapies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy A. Dawson, W. Kevin Kelly

    Scientists have reached a critical point in the development of new therapies for prostate cancer. The information gleaned from the Human Genome Project, alongside the emergence of new technologies for the use of genetic data has expanded the physician's understanding of disease progression and…

    Hardback – 2006-10-04
    CRC Press
    Translational Medicine

  • TRP Ion Channel Function in Sensory Transduction and Cellular Signaling Cascades book cover

    TRP Ion Channel Function in Sensory Transduction and Cellular Signaling Cascades

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang B. Liedtke, MD, PH.D.

    Since the first TRP ion channel was discovered in Drosophila melanogaster in 1989, the progress made in this area of signaling research has yielded findings that offer the potential to dramatically impact human health and wellness. Involved in gateway activity for all five of our senses, TRP…

    Hardback – 2006-09-29
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroscience

  • Financing Medicine: The British Experience Since 1750 book cover

    Financing Medicine

    The British Experience Since 1750, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Gorsky, Sally Sheard

    Financing Medicine brings together a collection of essays dealing with the financing of medical care in Britain since the mid-eighteenth century, with a view to addressing two major issues: Why did the funding of the British health system develop in the way it did? What were the…

    Hardback – 2006-08-22
    Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

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