Books in category Medical – Diseases

  • Bone Metastasis

    Bone Metastasis
    Gurmit Singh, Shafaat A. Rabbani

    In Bone Metastasis: Experimental and Clinical Therapeutics, leading bone metastasis experts from around the world explain the molecular underpinnings of the process, review current treatment approaches, and outline future therapeutic …

  • Rheumatology

    Rheumatology
    Efim Benenson

    Readers are recommended the companion book, Rheumatology: Clinical Scenarios, for further reading on Professor Benensons's organization of the rheumatic diseases.

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes

    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Michael Bertrand, Spencer B. King

  • Coping with Lupus

    Coping with Lupus
    Robert H. Phillips

    Thoroughly revised and updated, a definitive handbook provides valuable information and compassionate advice on how to cope with the debilitating symptoms of chronic lupus. Original. 10,000 first printing.

  • Fungal Diseases

    Fungal Diseases:
    Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine

    Fungal diseases have contributed to death and disability in humans, triggered global wildlife extinctions and population declines, devastated agricultural crops, and altered forest ecosystem dynamics.

  • The Illness Narratives

    The Illness Narratives
    Arthur Kleinman

    Describes the cases of individuals facing suffering disability, and possible death, discusses social and cultural values concerning the ill, and suggests ways to improve the doctor-patient relationship

  • Progress in Gene Therapy

    Progress in Gene Therapy
    Roger Bertolotti, Syed Hasan Parvez, T. Nagatsu

    This book presents a collection of chapters on the main aspects of Gene Therapy, some of which have already been treated in the past, and updates and further develops the current survey.

  • Chemical Induction of Cancer

    Chemical Induction of Cancer
    Joseph C. Arcos, Mary F. Argus

    This volume includes Part III of the work, which covers structure-activity relationships of chemical carcinogens, the effect of chemical reactivity, molecular geometry, and metabolism on carcinogenic activity.

  • Ending the War Metaphor

    Ending the War Metaphor
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats

    Whatever the story, there is currently a "war" on infectious diseases. This war is simply the systematic search for the microbial "cause" of each disease, followed by the development of antimicrobial therapies.

  • Friday s Child

    Friday’s Child
    Ben Palmer

    Ben and his family successfully sued the NHS for negligence in 2007. This is Ben's heartbreaking story of dealing with his grief while raising two small children as a single parent.

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