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  • Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Sun

    The second decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed a surging interest in personalized medicine with the concomitant promise to enable more precise diagnosis and treatment of disease and illness, based upon an individual’s unique genetic makeup. In this book, my goal is to contribute to a…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-09-26
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-08-06
    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…

    Hardback – 2012-05-16
    Genetics and Society

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2011-04-21
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Neurogenetic Diagnoses

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

    By Carole H. Browner, Mabel H. 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…

    Hardback – 2009-12-21
    Genetics and Society

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2009-08-27
    Genetics and Society

  • Molecular Epidemiology

    Applications in Cancer and Other Human Diseases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy R. Rebbeck, Christine B. Ambrosone, Peter G. Shields

    This volume comprises the investigation of factors that may predict the response to treatment, outcome, and survival by exploring: • design considerations in molecular epidemiology, including: case-only family-based approaches for evaluation of genetic susceptibility to exposure and addiction…

    Hardback – 2008-05-21
    CRC Press

  • Prognostic and Predictive Factors in Gynecologic Cancers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles F. Levenback, Anil Sood, Karen H Lu, Robert Coleman

    Gynecologic oncology takes a fresh look at a critical aspect of cancer treatment planning. An international team of authors reviews the traditional prognostic and predictive factors such as tumor grade, histologic subtype, and grade and then goes a step further to review the growing number of…

    Hardback – 2007-09-15
    CRC Press

  • Obesity

    Genomics and Postgenomics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karine Clement, Thorkild I. A. Sorensen

    This book comprehensively accounts the current understanding of genetic mechanisms of obesity by analyzing obesity phenotypes and genotypes and, gene polymorphisms and mutations, and current results from animal model research and genetic studies in human models. By presenting the impact of genetic…

    Hardback – 2007-09-12
    CRC Press

  • Neurogenetics of Psychiatric Disorders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akira Sawa, Melvin G. McInnis

    Translating bench-based research into effective clinical practice, this source provides a clear understanding of the neurobiology and neurogenetics of psychiatric disorders, the genes responsible for specific psychiatric disorders, and the implications of genetic roots and underlying biology on the…

    Hardback – 2007-05-11
    CRC Press
    Medical Psychiatry Series

  • The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart, Alicia Sanchez-Mazas

    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&…

    Hardback – 2005-03-21

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