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Zoonoses – Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects

Zoonoses – Infections Affecting Humans and Animals: Focus on Public Health Aspects

by Andreas Sing The book will cover the most important zoonoses having a direct impact on public health and debate actual developments in this field from a ‘One Health’ perspective…. Read more »

World Suffering and Quality of Life

World Suffering and Quality of Life

by Ronald E. Anderson This is the first book tackling the topic of world suffering. It compiles in one place the ideas, perspectives, and findings of researchers from around the… Read more »

Violence and Mental Health: Its Manifold Faces

Violence and Mental Health: Its Manifold Faces

by Jutta Lindert Violence is one of the most important challenges, not only for public health systems, but also for public mental health. Violence can have immediate as well as… Read more »

Veterinary Mycology

Veterinary Mycology

by Indranil Samanta This book is a comprehensive overview of the fungi that are clinically relevant for animals and humans. It is divided in three major parts: the first part… Read more »

Veterinary Infection Biology: Molecular Diagnostics and High-Throughput Strategies

Veterinary Infection Biology: Molecular Diagnostics and High-Throughput Strategies

by Monica V. Cunha This volume provides an overview of molecular biology tools for pathogen detection and characterization. Focusing on biobanking, biosafety, good laboratory practices, biological specimen collection and processing,… Read more »

Vaccine Analysis: Strategies, Principles, and Control

Vaccine Analysis: Strategies, Principles, and Control

by Brian K. Nunnally This book is an indispensable tool for anyone involved in the research, development, or manufacture of new or existing vaccines. It describes a wide array of… Read more »

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking and Transplantation

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking and Transplantation

by Karen Ballen This comprehensive volume discusses the current scope of umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT), including recent controversies and future developments for improving clinical outcomes. Its twenty chapters introduce… Read more »

Tumor Dormancy, Quiescence, and Senescence, Volume 2: Aging, Cancer, and Noncancer Pathologies

Tumor Dormancy, Quiescence, and Senescence, Volume 2: Aging, Cancer, and Noncancer Pathologies

by Guido Buenstorf In this second volume in the series exploring Tumor Dormancy, Quiescence, and Cellular Senescence, discussion is focused on the role of tumor dormancy in diseases suchas breast… Read more »

Tumor Cell Metabolism: Pathways, Regulation and Biology

Tumor Cell Metabolism: Pathways, Regulation and Biology

by Sybille Mazurek, Maria Shoshan The four sections of this book cover cell and molecular biology of tumor metabolism, metabolites, tumor microenvironment, diagnostics and epigenetics. Written by international experts, it… Read more »

Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

by Dorothee Heemskerk, Maxine Caws, Ben Marais, Jeremy Farrar This work contains updated and clinically relevant information about tuberculosis. It is aimed at providing a succinct overview of history and… Read more »

Tryptophan Metabolism: Implications for Biological Processes, Health and Disease

Tryptophan Metabolism: Implications for Biological Processes, Health and Disease

by Atilla Engin This book discusses the relationship between cellular immunity and tryptophan metabolism, as well as its products, serotonin and melatonin, in the development of several diseases and reappraises… Read more »

Trauma Biomechanics: An Introduction to Injury Biomechanics

Trauma Biomechanics: An Introduction to Injury Biomechanics

by Kai-Uwe Schmitt, Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. Peter F. Nieder ETH Zurich, Duane S. Cronin, Markus H. Muser For the 4th edition of Trauma Biomechanics all existing chapters referring to… Read more »

Translational Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Translational Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Maria de los Angeles Robinson-Agramonte This book addresses and synthesizes recent basic, translational, and clinical research with the goal of understanding the mechanisms behind autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and… Read more »

Time Perspective Theory; Review, Research and Application: Essays in Honor of Philip G. Zimbardo

Time Perspective Theory; Review, Research and Application: Essays in Honor of Philip G. Zimbardo

by Maciej Stolarski, Nicolas Fieulaine, Wessel van Beek This book is about time and its powerful influence on our personal and collective daily life. It presents the most comprehensive and… Read more »

The Transitions of Aging

The Transitions of Aging

by Suchit Arora This book explores the unresolved paradox at the heart of population aging, namely how to account for the fact that death rates from most non-communicable diseases rise… Read more »

The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca

The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca

by Beatriz Caiuby Labate This book presents a series of perspectives on the therapeutic potential of the ritual and clinical use of the Amazonian hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca in the treatment… Read more »

The Science of Reconstructive Transplantation

The Science of Reconstructive Transplantation

by Gerald Brandacher This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in basic and translational research in the field of reconstructive transplantation and its potential therapeutic implications. Dr…. Read more »

The Right to Health: A Multi-Country Study of Law, Policy and Practice

The Right to Health: A Multi-Country Study of Law, Policy and Practice

by Brigit Toebes With a Foreword by Paul Hunt, University of Essex, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health (2002-2008) “The key challenge confronting the health and human rights… Read more »

The Neuropharmacology of Nicotine Dependence

The Neuropharmacology of Nicotine Dependence

by David JK Balfour, Marcus R. Munafo The primary purpose of this book and its companion volume The Behavioral Genetics of Nicotine and Tobacco is to explore the ways in… Read more »

The NeuroMuscular System: From Earth to Space Life Science: Neuromuscular Cell Signalling in Disuse and Exercise

The NeuroMuscular System: From Earth to Space Life Science: Neuromuscular Cell Signalling in Disuse and Exercise

by Dieter Blottner, Michele Salanova The book provides fundamental new insights in the structure and function of the healthy NeuroMuscular system. Recent findings suggest that the musculoskeletal system that supports… Read more »

The Neurobiology and Genetics of Nicotine and Tobacco

The Neurobiology and Genetics of Nicotine and Tobacco

by David JK Balfour The primary purpose of this book and its companion volume The Neuropharmacology of Nicotine Dependence is to explore the ways in which recent studies on nicotine… Read more »

The Molecular Basis of Autism

The Molecular Basis of Autism

by S. Hossein Fatemi This book is a comprehensive overview of the clinical and scientific aspects of Autism from the leading experts in the field. The clinical section covers everything… Read more »

The Mental Mechanisms of Patient Adherence to Long-Term Therapies: Mind and Care

The Mental Mechanisms of Patient Adherence to Long-Term Therapies: Mind and Care

by Gerard Reach How can we accept that we ought to stop smoking, follow a diet, exercise, or take medications? The goal of this book is to describe the mechanisms… Read more »

The Matrix of Insanity in Modern Criminal Law

The Matrix of Insanity in Modern Criminal Law

by Gabriel Hallevy This book challenges the assumptions of modern criminal law that insanity is a natural, legally and medically defined phenomenon (covering a range of medical disorders). By doing… Read more »

The Future of HIV-1 Therapeutics: Resistance Is Futile?

The Future of HIV-1 Therapeutics: Resistance Is Futile?

by Bruce Torbett This volume thoroughly covers HIV-1 antiretrovirals currently in clinical use, together with their advantages and limitations. HIV-1 inhibitor resistance is discussed in detail, and critical assessments as… Read more »

The Floating Strip Micromegas Detector: Versatile Particle Detectors for High-Rate Applications

The Floating Strip Micromegas Detector: Versatile Particle Detectors for High-Rate Applications

by Jonathan Bortfeldt This book discusses a novel and high-rate-capable micro pattern gaseous detector of the Micromegas (MICRO-MEsh GAS detector) type. It provides a detailed characterization of the performance of… Read more »

The DSM-5 in Perspective: Philosophical Reflections on the Psychiatric Babel

The DSM-5 in Perspective: Philosophical Reflections on the Psychiatric Babel

by Steeves Demazeux Since its third edition in 1980, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association has acquired a hegemonic role in the… Read more »

The Cardiovascular Adrenergic System

The Cardiovascular Adrenergic System

by Anastasios Lymperopoulos An overview of all the available literature on the various aspects of the regulation of the cardiovascular syste&mgrave;s function and physiology by the adrenergic neurohormonal system, i.e…. Read more »

The 21st Century Handbook of Clinical Ovarian Cancer

The 21st Century Handbook of Clinical Ovarian Cancer

by Krishnansu S. Tewari, Bradley Monk A thorough review on ovarian cancer, treatment guidelines and emerging therapies available for the disease. The book was originally commissioned due to recent developments… Read more »

Tele-oncology

Tele-oncology

by Giovanna Gatti This book explains how telemedicine can offer solutions capable of improving the care and survival rates of cancer patients and can also help patients to live a… Read more »

Taurine 9

Taurine 9

by Janusz Marcinkiewicz Taurine 9 contains original articles and critical reviews based on the oral and poster presentations of XIX International Taurine Meeting held in Kraków, Poland in May 2014…. Read more »

Targeted Therapies for Solid Tumors: A Handbook for Moving Toward New Frontiers in Cancer Treatment

Targeted Therapies for Solid Tumors: A Handbook for Moving Toward New Frontiers in Cancer Treatment

by Antonio Russo This volume provides readers a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview about the range of applications of targeted therapies for solid tumors. The sections of the book have been… Read more »

Systemic Corticosteroids for Inflammatory Disorders in Pediatrics

Systemic Corticosteroids for Inflammatory Disorders in Pediatrics

by Rolando Cimaz This comprehensive volume provides current state of the art of the use of corticosteroids in the pediatric patient. It consists of 14 chapters written by leading authors… Read more »

Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology: A Practical Evidence-Based Approach

Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology: A Practical Evidence-Based Approach

by James Feusner Much of the gains in survival over the last 50 years in pediatric oncology have occurred through successively more intensive treatment regimens and concomitant improvement in the… Read more »

Studies on Hepatic Disorders

Studies on Hepatic Disorders

by Emanuele Albano This volume examines the current state of free radical biology as it impacts on hepatic disorders. It takes a thorough look at the relationship of oxidative stress… Read more »

Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 12: Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury

Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells, Volume 12: Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury

by M.A. Hayat Volume 12 in this series explores the latest experimental and clinical uses of stem cells in the treatment of disease and of injuries and reviews methods for… Read more »

Sports and Exercise Training as Therapy in Cancer: The Impact on the 24 Most Common and Deadliest Cancer Diseases Worldwide

Sports and Exercise Training as Therapy in Cancer: The Impact on the 24 Most Common and Deadliest Cancer Diseases Worldwide

by Georg Stuebinger ​Georg Stuebinger verifies each of the 24 most common and deadliest cancer diseases worldwide including well-established and potential risk factors resp. important symptoms by using current literature… Read more »

Spatio-temporal Image Analysis for Longitudinal and Time-Series Image Data: Third International Workshop, STIA 2014, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2014, Boston, MA, USA, September 18, 2014, Revised Selected Papers

Spatio-temporal Image Analysis for Longitudinal and Time-Series Image Data: Third International Workshop, STIA 2014, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2014, Boston, MA, USA, September 18, 2014, Revised Selected Papers

by Stanley Durrleman This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Spatio-temporal Image Analysis for Longitudinal and Time-Series Image Data, STIA 2014, held in… Read more »

Socio-Emotional Relationship Therapy: Bridging Emotion, Societal Context, and Couple Interaction

Socio-Emotional Relationship Therapy: Bridging Emotion, Societal Context, and Couple Interaction

by Carmen Knudson-Martin ​This bookdescribes a new model forclinical work with couples, Socio-Emotional Relationship Therapy (SERT). SERTintervenes in sociocultural processes that interfere with couples experiencing mutually supportive relationships. This approach… Read more »

Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Infectious Diseases in Southeast Asia

Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Infectious Diseases in Southeast Asia

by Serge Morand This book pursues a multidisciplinary approach in order to evaluate the socio-ecological dimensions of infectious diseases in Southeast Asia. It includes 18 chapters written by respected researchers… Read more »