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  • Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection

    Edited by Philip C. Calder, Anil D. Kulkarni

    This book focuses on the influence of diet on the immune system and how altering one’s diet helps prevent and treat infections and chronic diseases. It reviews basic immunology and discusses changes in immune function throughout the lifecycle. It features comprehensive chapters on obesity and the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    CRC Press

  • Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases

    Edited by James Devillers

    There is a compelling need for new drugs and efficient treatments against mosquito-borne diseases. Environmentally safe, but effective insecticides that address the problems of resistance are required. Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases explains how…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    CRC Press
    QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences

  • Dietary Phosphorus

    Health, Nutrition, and Regulatory Aspects

    Edited by Jaime Uribarri, Mona S Calvo

    Phosphorus is an essential element occurring in most foods. In typical Western diets, it is not harmful but does adversely affect tissues in the body when given in excess or paucity. This book provides a comprehensive review of various aspects of phosphorus in relation to human nutrition. Sections…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11 
    CRC Press

  • Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

    By Glenn Laverack

    The book is exceptionally timely and will be of interest to many professionals, students and academics. I am not aware of any other book that covers this important topic. Glenn Laverack brings credibility and kudos having direct experience of health emergencies and seen as a leading academic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    CRC Press

  • Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

    By Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter

    Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners. For…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    CRC Press

  • Eating Disorders in Special Populations

    Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

    Edited by Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan

    Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24
    CRC Press

  • Nanomedicine in Health and Disease

    Edited by Ross J. Hunter, Victor R. Preedy

    The nanosciences are a rapidly expanding field of research with a wide applicability to all areas of health and disease prevention. This book, covers the regulation of nanomedicine, nanotubes, topical applications of nanoparticles, nanocrystals, antioxidant nanoparticles, lipid nanocapsules,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    CRC Press

  • Molecular Detection of Human Viral Pathogens

    Edited by Dongyou Liu

    Despite being recognized and fought against over countless centuries, human viral pathogens continue to cause major public health problems worldwide—killing millions of people and costing billions of dollars in medical care and lost productivity each year. With contributions from specialists in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Fetal and Early Postnatal Programming and its Influence on Adult Health

    Edited by Mulchand S. Patel, Jens H. Nielsen

    There is a documented link between fetal nutrition and the development of disease risk in adult life. Including the early postnatal period, during which a newborn continues to grow rapidly influenced by environmental factors, suggests that individuals are subject to risks for more than just the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Tuberculosis

    The Essentials, Fourth Edition

    Edited by Mario C. Raviglione

    Every second a new person is exposed to tuberculosis (TB). Each untreated TB-infected person will infect 10-15 people every year. Following the success of its predecessor, this new edition of Tuberculosis: The Essentials scrutinizes the new discoveries and observations of the key aspects of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    CRC Press
    Lung Biology in Health and Disease

  • Eating Disorders in Women and Children

    Prevention, Stress Management, and Treatment, Second Edition

    Edited by Kristin Goodheart, James R. Clopton, Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb

    Our understanding of eating disorders has improved markedly over the past 10 years since the publication of the previous edition of this volume. Early intervention is the key, as body dissatisfaction, obsession with thinness, and restrained and binge eating can be found in those as young as ten.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    CRC Press

  • A Guide to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

    Origins and Treatment

    By George A. Bray

    In the historical record there is abundant evidence that obesity was a medical and health concern as long as medicine has been practiced. The idea of diet and exercise are bulwarks in the fight against obesity in history from the time of Hippocrates to the 16th century—a span of 2,000 years.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    CRC Press

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