Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 51

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 51

Author: Lowell T. Duncan


ISBN: 1685076572



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This volume presents some of the latest research updates related to health and disease. Chapter One investigates how traditional Chinese medicine can be leveraged in service of assisted reproductive technology. Chapter Two includes details about several drugs used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Chapter Three reviews the changing perspective of infection prevention and control measures in maternal and child healthcare settings. Chapter Four examines the role that infection control nurses play in the infection prevention and control teams of healthcare centers. Chapter Five explores some psycholinguistic aspects of illness narratives in patients with pulmonary hypertension as a therapeutic means to lessen patients' disease-related burden and promoting the sense-making of their illness experience. Lastly, Chapter Six highlights the prognostic value of various microRNAs with reference to chronic kidney disease.
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Language: en
Pages: 325
Authors: David Kritchevsky, Charles T. Bonfield
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This volume carries the proceedings of the Vahouny Fiber Symposium, which took place in Washington DC, in March of 1996. George V. Vahouny pioneered this conference, which was conceived as a means of exchanging information on the latest advances in fiber research. The conference was renamed in George Vahouny's honor
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Language: en
Pages: 318
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Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-08 - Publisher: Mdpi AG

This compilation focuses on recent advances in the molecular and cellular understanding of neuromuscular biology, and the treatment of neuromuscular disease. These advances are at the forefront of modern molecular methodologies, often integrating across wet-lab cell and tissue models, dry-lab computational approaches, and clinical studies. The continuing development and application
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Language: en
Pages: 0
Authors: Sukhwinder K. Bhullar, Paramjit S. Tappia, Naranjan S. Dhalla
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2023-03-11 - Publisher: Springer

This book of the series on “Advances in Biochemistry in Health and Disease” includes state-of-the-art information on the status of renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in the form of 24 chapters. This book has been organized into three sections: (i) General Implications of RAS in human health and Infectious Diseases, (ii) Lung,
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Language: en
Pages: 414
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Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-15 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Global health has been challenged with the dawning of the era of the obesity epidemic, and thus as a consequence, strategies to reduce obesity have become public health priorities. According to the United Nations, obesity has been identified as a concern for achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Obesity is a serious
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Language: en
Pages: 0
Authors: Chandrasekharan C. Kartha
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-15 - Publisher: Springer

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