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  • Genomic Negligence

    An Interest in Autonomy as the Basis for Novel Negligence Claims Generated by Genetic Technology, 1st Edition

    By Victoria Chico

    Advances in genetic technology will lead to novel legal challenges. This book identifies four potential genomic claims which may be articulated as novel negligence challenges. Each of these claims is considered from the perspective of the English courts’ approach to novel kinds of damage. It is…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Cardiac Regeneration using Stem Cells

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Fukuda, Shinsuke Yuasa

    To achieve cardiac regeneration using pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, researchers must understand iPS cell generation methods, cardiomyocyte differentiation protocols, cardiomyocyte characterization methods, and tissue engineering. This book presents the current status and future possibilities in…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10
    CRC Press

  • Cardiovascular Diseases

    Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nilanjana Maulik

    With cardiovascular disease remaining one of the primary causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, there is a great need to further understand the molecular basis of this disease class and develop new therapeutic or preventative measures. Cardiovascular Diseases: Nutritional and Therapeutic…

    Hardback – 2013-04-09
    CRC Press

  • Stem Cells and Bone Tissue

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R. Preedy, Vinood Patel

    Stem cells potentially offer a novel therapeutic platform to treat bone disease. They also help the scientist understand the molecular and cellular aetiology of bone disorders. Gaining knowledge on the nature and application of stem cell sciences is a prerequisite for understanding their potential…

    Hardback – 2013-01-23
    CRC Press

  • Community Genetics and Genetic Alliances

    Eugenics, Carrier Testing, and Networks of Risk, 1st Edition

    By Aviad E. Raz

    Carrier testing of adults provides information about the risk of passing a genetic mutation to your children, leading to reproductive (and some say, eugenic) decisions. Excessive carrier screening may have adverse effects, but it can also prevent suffering and open up new reproductive options.…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Genetics and Society

  • Atlas of Inherited Metabolic Diseases 3E

    3rd Edition

    By William L Nyhan, Georg F. Hoffmann, Bruce A Barshop, Aida I Al-Aqeel

    In a field where even experts may find that years have elapsed since they last encountered a child with a given disorder, it is essential for the clinician to have a comprehensive source of practical and highly illustrated information covering the whole spectrum of metabolic disease to refer to.…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2011-12-30
    CRC Press

  • Nutritional Genomics

    The Impact of Dietary Regulation of Gene Function on Human Disease, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne R. Bidlack, Raymond L. Rodriguez

    The notion of matching diet with an individual’s genetic makeup is transforming the way the public views nutrition as a means of managing health and preventing disease. To fulfill the promise of nutritional genomics, researchers are beginning to reconcile the diverse properties of dietary factors…

    Hardback – 2011-12-05
    CRC Press

  • Cytokines

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Preedy, Ross Hunter

    Cytokines are a group of peptides secreted by cells of the immune system such as macrophages, lymphocytes, and T cells. They can be divided into functional families and have-wide ranging impacts that affect cells and molecular pathways to the whole individual. Written by distinguished scholars and…

    Hardback – 2011-06-24
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition, Epigenetic Mechanisms, and Human Disease

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nilanjana Maulik, Gautam Maulik

    As nutrition research is shifting its focus from epidemiology and physiology to effects of nutrients at the molecular level, a uniquely tailored diet that corresponds to the demands of our genetic signature is emerging as an indispensable need. Using high-throughput genomic tools, nutrigenomics…

    Hardback – 2010-12-03
    CRC Press

  • Practical Genetic Counselling

    7th Edition

    By Peter S. Harper

    'Easy to use, and useful when kept close at hand in the room where you work. The book is a pleasure to read: the style elegant and authoritative.' Lancet'...this book is a wonderful reference to enable primary physicians to be informed about their patients.' Annals of Internal MedicineUniversally…

    Paperback – 2010-08-27
    CRC Press

  • Neurogenetic Diagnoses

    The Power of Hope and the Limits of Today’s Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Carole H. Browner, H. Mabel Preloran

    As world populations continue to age, the incidence of very common, ultimately fatal neurodegenerative diseases (some of medicine’s most puzzling illnesses) will increase exponentially. Neurogenetic Diagnoses, the Power of Hope, and the Limits of Today’s Medicine explores the diverse impacts and…

    Paperback – 2010-06-04
    Genetics and Society

  • Textbook of Medical Oncology

    4th Edition

    Edited by Franco Cavalli, Stan B. Kaye`, Heine H Hansen, James O Armitage, Martine Piccart-Gebhart

    Effective care of the cancer patient increasingly involves systemic treatment, and as the range of available therapeutic agents continues to expand, the medical oncologist must be fully aware of the rationale for choosing specific drugs and combinations. Textbook of Medical Oncology, 4th edition,…

    Hardback – 2009-09-12
    CRC Press

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