Medical Genetics Products

  • Adipokines

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Preedy, Ross J. Hunter

    Adipokines (also called adipocytokines) are a group of peptides secreted by adipose tissue. They have diverse roles, from functions in the individual cell to the whole body. This volume examines a wide range of specific adipokines as well as their general cellular aspects, including thermal stress…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12
    CRC Press

  • Genetics and Global Public Health

    Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon M. Dyson, Karl Atkin

    Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among the world’s most common genetic conditions. They are especially common in Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia. They affect all ethnic groups but they particularly impact on minority ethnic groups in North America, Europe and Australasia.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Gender and Genetics

    Sociology of the Prenatal, 1st Edition

    By Kate Reed

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women’s experiences of such screening, little is known about men’s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila A.M. McLean, Sarah Elliston

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other…

    Paperback – 2014-03-17
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • 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
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

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