Medical Firsts: From Hippocrates to the Human Genome, Robert E. Adler
Автор: Robson, Barry Baek, O.k. Название: Engines of hippocrates ISBN: 0470289538 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470289532 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 10555 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Encouraging the understanding of humans and disease down to the molecular level, this book explains the history and techniques of, and assess the potential for, information-based medicine to improve the costs, efficiency, and practice of pharmaceutical and medical science.
Описание: The first edition of Human Genome Epidemiology, published in 2004, discussed how the epidemiologic approach provides an important scientific foundation for studying the continuum from gene discovery to the development, applications and evaluation of human genome information in improving health and preventing disease. Since that time, advances in human genomics have continued to occur at a breathtaking pace. With contributions from leaders in the field from around the world, this new edition is a fully updated look at the ways in which genetic factors in common diseases are studied. Methodologic developments in collection, analysis and synthesis of data, as well as issues surrounding specific applications of human genomic information for medicine and public health are all discussed. In addition, the book focuses on practical applications of human genome variation in clinical practice and disease prevention. Students, clinicians, public health professionals and policy makers will find the book a useful tool for understanding the rapidly evolving methods of the discovery and use of genetic information in medicine and public health in the 21st century.
Описание: Hippocrates Cried offers an eye-witness account of the decline of American psychiatry by an experienced psychiatrist and researcher. Arguing that patients with mental disorders are no longer receiving the care they need, Dr. Taylor suggest that modern psychiatrists in the U.S. rely too heavily on the DSM, a diagnostic tool that fails to properly diagnose many cases of mental disorder and often neglects important conditions or symptoms. American psychiatry has come to reflect simplistic algorithms forged by pharmaceutical companies, rather than true scientific methodology. Few professionals have a working knowledge of psychopathology outside of what is outlined in the DSM, and more mental health patients are being treated by primary care physicians than ever before. Dr. Taylor creates a passionate yet scholarly account of this issue. For psychiatrists and researchers, this book is a plea for help. Combining personal vignettes and informative data, it creates a powerful illustration of a medical field in turmoil. For the general reader, Hippocrates Cried will provide a fresh perspective on an issue that rarely receives the attention it requires. This book strips American psychiatry of its modern misconceptions and seeks to save a form of medicine no longer rooted in science.
Описание: Taking a look at the history of medicine, this book argues that for more than 2300 years doctors have relied on their patients` misplaced faith in their ability to cure. It illustrates that, throughout history, bad medical practice has often been deeply entrenched and stubbornly resistant to evidence.
Автор: P. Marandola Название: Bridging Hippocrates and Huang Ti, Volume 1, ISBN: 0444515208 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780444515209 Издательство: Elsevier Science Рейтинг: Цена: 13371 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Western Medicine advocates control of disease by eradication of pathogens and surgical removal of diseased organs, whereas Traditional Chinese Medicine seeks to improve resistance against disease. This book is an attempt to bridge the medical world of two great and ancient civilizations in their approach to the treatment of disease.
Описание: In this controversial new account of the history of medicine, David Wootton argues that, from the fifth century BC until the 1930s, doctors actually did more harm than good, and asks just how much harm they still do today.
Автор: DePamphilis M.L.., Bell S.D. Название: Genome duplication ISBN: 0415442060 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415442060 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 7105 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Using model organisms from the three domains of life (Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya), this title explains the principle molecular mechanisms of DNA replication and shows how the process is linked to cell division. It is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students.
Автор: Singleton Paul Название: Dictionary of DNA and Genome Technology ISBN: 1118447573 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781118447574 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 4285 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: DNA technology is evolving rapidly, with new methods and a fast-growing vocabulary. This unique dictionary offers current, detailed and accessible information on DNA technology to lecturers, researchers and students throughout the biomedical and related sciences.
Автор: Nasheuer Название: Genome Stability and Human Diseases ISBN: 9400731256 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789400731257 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 19223 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This comprehensive overview discusses cancer cell biology in relation to Genome stability and Cell cycle regulation. Chapters are devoted to genome stability and anti-cancer drug targets, chromatin factors, DNA repair, apoptosis and other key areas of research.
Автор: Amade M`Charek Название: The Human Genome Diversity Project ISBN: 0521832225 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521832229 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 10199 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Human Genome Diversity Project was an important and controversial programme of research arising from debates surrounding the mapping of the human genome. This book is based on an ethnography of laboratory practice and explores issues around standardization, naturalisation and diversity.
Описание: Deals with the scientific basis of human genetics and genomics research and its ethical, philosophical, and commercial ramifications. This encyclopedia presents an overview of research and its applications, and examines many peripheral topics surrounding the field, such as law, ethics, medicine and public health, history, religion and industry.
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