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Obesity Research
Obesity Research

ISBN: 978-1-922227-67-6
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Obesity is a major contributor to serious health conditions including type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and arthritis. It is a major threat to the health across all ages, races, and socioeconomic groups, and in particular within disadvantaged and underserved communities. Promoting healthy weight requires concerted efforts, including quality improvement, from health care, public health and communities. This book offers prompt publication of original research and presents new information. Specifically, the intent is to address the following areas with respect to obesity prevention: potential interventions, bariatric surgery, arthritis, type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus, hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis.


Coronary Artery Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
Coronary Artery Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

ISBN: 978-1-922227-92-8
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Coronary artery disease, or more commonly known as heart disease, is usually a result of plaque buildup in coronary arteries, a condition called atherosclerosis. This book covers original research with a clinical emphasis as well as advances in laboratory research that contribute to the understanding of coronary artery disease about its causes, symptoms and treatments.


Research on Immunology
Research on Immunology

ISBN: 978-1-922227-91-1
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Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of immune systems in organisms. Many components of the immune system are typically cellular in nature and not associated with any specific organ; but rather are embedded or circulating in various tissues located throughout the body. Research on Immunology covers some of the latest aspects of the study of the immune system. It encompasses pathophysiology and physiology in health.


Understand Cancer: Research and Treatment
Understand Cancer: Research and Treatment

ISBN: 978-1-922227-386
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Cancer is a broad group of diseases involving unregulated cell growth, in which cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. Cancer may also spread to different parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the bloodstream. Understand Cancer - Research and Treatment discusses some recent advances in cancer research and treatment methods.


Eye Diseases and Disorders: A Complete Guide
Eye Diseases and Disorders: A Complete Guide

ISBN: 978-1-922227-324
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According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), about 3.3 million Americans aged 40 or older are blind or have low vision and by 2020 this number could be 5.5 million -- a 60% increase. Many eye diseases have no early symptoms. They may be painless, and you may see no change in your vision until the disease has become quite advanced. Eye Diseases and Disorders - A Complete Guide discusses eye diseases and disorders related contents, including risk, symptoms, treatment and recent research outcomes. This book is an indispensable reference book for busy primary care and specialist practitioners. It is also a concise encyclopaedia for students and researchers, making it an essential ophthalmology resource.


Neurological Disorders: Clinical Methods
Neurological Disorders: Clinical Methods

ISBN: 978-1-922227-74-4
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A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body's nervous system. Symptoms include, but do not limited to, paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion, and altered levels of consciousness. Neurological Disorders - Clinical Methods brings scholars and experts who are working in the areas directly related to neurological disorder in front of you, and presents the latest research findings to you.


Mental Disorder
Mental Disorder

ISBN: 978-1-922227-96-6
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Mental disorder is a psychological pattern or anomaly, potentially reflected in behaviour, that is generally associated with distress or disability, and which is not considered part of normal development in a person's culture. The recognition and understanding of mental health conditions have changed over time and across cultures and there are still variations in definition, assessment and classification. The causes of mental disorders are varied and in some cases unclear, and theories may incorporate findings from a range of fields. Services are based in psychiatric hospitals or in the community, and assessments are carried out by psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and clinical social workers, using various methods but often relying on observation and questioning. Mental Disorder explains the latest research on mental disorders. It serves as an essential start to mastering the science and art of clinical practice.


Cardiovascular Disease II
Cardiovascular Disease II

ISBN: 978-1-922227-577
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Cardiovascular disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels, such as arteries, capillaries and veins. Cardiovascular diseases remain the biggest cause of deaths worldwide, though over the last two decades, cardiovascular mortality rates have declined in many high-income countries. At the same time, cardiovascular deaths and disease have increased at a fast rate in low- and middle-income countries. The causes of cardiovascular disease are diverse but atherosclerosis and/or hypertension are the most common ones. This book is targeted for researchers, scholars or other health care providers who need a ready reference for cardiovascular disease ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations. There are two volumes. This book is the second volume.


Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer
Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer

ISBN: 978-1-922227-86-7
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Cervical cancer and breast cancer are two of the most common cancers found in women. Cervical cancer is when cancer arises from the cervix. Early on there are typically no symptoms. Later symptoms may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain or pain during sex. Breast cancer is when cancer develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, or a red scaly patch of skin. Prostate cancer is when cancer develops in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. It may initially cause no symptoms. In later stages it can cause difficulty urinating, blood in the urine, or pain in the pelvis, back or when urinating. This book provides some latest research and findings on breast cancer, cervical cancer and prostate cancer. The aim of this book is to serve as an important reference book for individuals working in biomedical laboratories, and for clinical professionals.


Cancer: Cares, Treatments and Preventions
Cancer: Cares, Treatments and Preventions

ISBN: 978-1-922227-492
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Cancer is a broad group of diseases involving unregulated cell growth, in which cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. Cancer may also spread to different parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the bloodstream. Cancer -- Cares, Treatments and Preventions discusses some recent advances in cancer research.


Dermatology and Allergology: Principles and Practice
Dermatology and Allergology: Principles and Practice

ISBN: 978-1-922227-93-5
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Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. Allergology is the study of allergy and hypersensitivity, in which allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system and hypersensitivity (also called hypersensitivity reaction or intolerance) refers to undesirable reactions produced by the normal immune system. Dermatology and allergology are two highly interrelated disciplines. Dermatology and Allergology -- Principles and Practice provides some latest research and concerns in these two areas.


Oncology: Theory & Practice
Oncology: Theory & Practice

ISBN: 978-1-922227-80-5
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Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with cancer. “Onco” means bulk, mass, or tumor while “logy” means study. Each of the cells of the body have a tightly regulated system that controls their growth, maturity, reproduction and eventual death. Cancer begins when cells in a part of the body start to grow out of control. There are many kinds of cancer, but they all start because of out-of-control growth of abnormal cells. This book focus on the recent progress and research on oncology and serves as an essential guide for oncologists. Oncologists are medical professionals who practice oncology. These oncologists have several specific roles. They help in diagnosis of the cancer, help in staging the cancer and grading the aggressive nature of the cancer.


Research on Diabetes II
Research on Diabetes II

ISBN: 978-1-922227-478
Click rate: 14802

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger). Research on Diabetes II provides the latest research and development in the area of diabetes by presenting a succinct review of the works that researchers struggling to find answers for 200 million diabetics world-wide, where the number of those afflicted is expected to double, if not triple, in coming decades.


Cardiovascular Disease I
Cardiovascular Disease I

ISBN: 978-1-922227-54-6
Click rate: 32036

Cardiovascular disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels, such as arteries, capillaries and veins. Cardiovascular diseases remain the biggest cause of deaths worldwide, though over the last two decades, cardiovascular mortality rates have declined in many high-income countries. At the same time, cardiovascular deaths and disease have increased at a fast rate in low- and middle-income countries. The causes of cardiovascular disease are diverse but atherosclerosis and/or hypertension are the most common ones. This book is targeted for researchers, scholars or other health care providers who need a ready reference for cardiovascular disease ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations. There are two volumes. This book is the first volume.


Virology II: Advanced Issues
Virology II: Advanced Issues

ISBN: 978-1-922227-45-4
Click rate: 9578

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates within living cells of organisms. Viruses infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants to bacteria and archaea. Today, around 5,000 viruses have been reported in detail, although there are potentially millions. Viruses are found in almost every ecosystem on Earth and are the most abundant type of biological entity. The study of viruses is known as virology, a sub-speciality of microbiology. Virology has two volumes. Volume 1 mainly discusses the latest research related to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Volume 2 (this volume) discusses other important issues and trends within the research community.


The Extracellular Matrix and Cancer: Regulation of Tumor Cell Biology by Tenascin-C
The Extracellular Matrix and Cancer: Regulation of Tumor Cell Biology by Tenascin-C

Editor: Gertraud Orend, Falk Saupe, Anja Schwenzer and Kim Midwood
ISBN: 978-1-922227-51-5
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The environment within which cancer cells exist is a key determinant of tumor survival and growth. The extracellular matrix that comprises the tumor stroma provides vital cues that control cell phenotype and enable the tumor to thrive. Moreover, emerging evidence reveals the importance of the extracellular matrix in permitting colonization of secondary tumor sites by creating a specific environmental niche tailored to enhance metastatic cell survival. Tenascin-C is an extracellular matrix glycoprotein whose expression is specifically induced in many different types of cancer and where it drives processes such as tumor cell growth, angiogenesis, immune modulation and metastatic fitness. Here, we review the molecular mechanisms underlying the pleiotrophic role of tenascin-C in disease pathology and highlight the impact of these data on the development of new strategies to diagnose and treat cancer.


Virology I: HIV and Related Issues
Virology I: HIV and Related Issues

ISBN: 978-1-477555-040
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A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates within living cells of organisms. Viruses infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants to bacteria and archaea. Today, around 5,000 viruses have been reported in detail, although there are potentially millions. Viruses are found in almost every ecosystem on Earth and are the most abundant type of biological entity. The study of viruses is known as virology, a sub-speciality of microbiology. Virology has two volumes. Volume 1 mainly discusses the latest research related to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).


Research on Diabetes I
Research on Diabetes I

ISBN: 978-1-477555-019
Click rate: 24860

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger). Research on Diabetes provides the latest research and development in the area of diabetes by presenting a succinct review of the works that researchers struggling to find answers for 200 million diabetics world-wide, where the number of those afflicted is expected to double, if not triple, in coming decades.


The Research and Biology of Cancer II
The Research and Biology of Cancer II

ISBN: 978-1-922227-423
Click rate: 13135

Cancer is a broad group of diseases involving unregulated cell growth, in which cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. Cancer may also spread to different parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the bloodstream. The Research and Biology of Cancer discusses some recent advances in cancer research. There are totally two volumes: Volume I mainly discusses the role of some important enzymes and proteins in cancer, whereas Volume II discusses different types of cancers, including head and neck cancer, oral cancer, kidney cancer, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer.


The Research and Biology of Cancer I
The Research and Biology of Cancer I

ISBN: 978-1-477554-999
Click rate: 15349

Cancer is a broad group of diseases involving unregulated cell growth, in which cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. Cancer may also spread to different parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the bloodstream. The Research and Biology of Cancer discusses some recent advances in cancer research. There are totally two volumes: Volume I mainly discusses the roles of some important enzymes and proteins in cancers, whereas Volume II discusses different types of cancers, including head and neck cancer, oral cancer, kidney cancer, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer.


Obesity Epidemic
Obesity Epidemic

ISBN: 978-1-477554-968
Click rate: 23117

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, such as increasing the likelihood of heart disease, diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, and osteoarthritis. Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food energy intake, lack of physical activity, and genetic susceptibility. It is one of the most serious health problems of the 21st century, especially in those highly developed countries, with increasing prevalence in adults and children.


Vaccines: Benefits and Risks
Vaccines: Benefits and Risks

ISBN: 978-1-477554-951
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A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. According to the Oxford Dictionary, a vaccine is “an antigenic substance prepared from the causative agent of a disease or a synthetic substitute, used to provide immunity against one or several diseases.” A vaccine tries to stimulates our immune system to recognize certain types of bacteria and viruses by injecting a weakened or killed pathogen, such as a bacterium or virus, or of a portion of the pathogen’s structure to our body but is incapable of causing severe infection. Vaccines – Benefits and Risks is a reference book for the latest development and status of vaccine. It discusses vaccine effectiveness, toxicity and adverse effects.


Coronary Artery Disease: Research and Practice

Coronary Artery Disease: Research and Practice

ISBN: 978-1-922227-98-0
Click rate: 2378

Coronary artery disease, also called coronary heart disease, or simply, heart disease, is the No. 1 killer in America, affecting more than 13 million Americans according to recent reports.
Heart disease is a result of plaque buildup in your coronary arteries -- a condition called atherosclerosis -- that leads to blockages. The arteries, which start out smooth and elastic, become narrow and rigid, restricting blood flow to the heart. The heart becomes starved of oxygen and the vital nutrients it needs to pump properly. The book intends to cover original research with a clinical emphasis, including observational studies, clinical trials, novel imaging, pharmacology and interventional approaches as well as advances in laboratory research that contribute to the understanding of coronary artery disease about its causes, symptoms and treatments. We welcome both original research articles and review articles.


Research on Virology and Cytopathology

Research on Virology and Cytopathology

ISBN: 978-1-922227-70-6
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Research on Cytopathology is a book presenting the latest information on the practical applications of clinical cytology in determining the etiology, diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic options of benign and malignant disease. The book welcomes articles based on the study of cyto-histological samples obtained in a non-invasive fashion and examined by routine and ancillary methods. Committed to bridging the gap between cytopathology and surgical pathology, Diagnostic Cytopathology stresses the value of clinical-pathological correlations, as well as the correlation between cytological and histological findings, as the gold standard for the accuracy and reliability of cytological diagnoses. Whereas the early diagnosis of cancer and skin cytology remains at the core of our publishing philosophy, topics of interest include all subjects that impact the practice of cytopathology and its scientific basis.


Advances in Research on Genetic Engineering

Advances in Research on Genetic Engineering

Editor: iConcept Press Ltd.
ISBN: 978-1-922227-97-3
Click rate: 479

Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology. It is a set of technologies used to change the genetic makeup of cells, including the transfer of genes within and across species boundaries to produce improved or novel organisms. New DNA may be inserted in the host genome by first isolating and copying the genetic material of interest using molecular cloning methods to generate a DNA sequence, or by synthesizing the DNA, and then inserting this construct into the host organism. Genes may be removed, or "knocked out", using a nuclease. Gene targeting is a different technique that uses homologous recombination to change an endogenous gene, and can be used to delete a gene, remove exons, add a gene, or introduce point mutations.

On the other hand, Genome editing, or genome editing with engineered nucleases (GEEN) is a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, deleted or replaced in the genome of a living organism using engineered nucleases, or "molecular scissors." These nucleases create site-specific double-strand breaks (DSBs) at desired locations in the genome. The induced double-strand breaks are repaired through nonhomologous end-joining (NHEJ) or homologous recombination (HR), resulting in targeted mutations ('edits').

The book will focus these two areas but also other areas of genetic engineering, such as:

Medicine Manufacturing
Gene therapy
Experimental, lab scale industrial applications
Gene drive
Gene patent
Biological engineering


Research Trend on Bacterial Pathogenesis

Research Trend on Bacterial Pathogenesis

Editor: iConcept Press Ltd.
ISBN: 978-1-922227-77-5
Click rate: 547

This book focuses on core principles based on the growing understanding of the underlying similarities among pathogens and their mechanisms of action. The book presents the latest research to help students explore the mechanisms by which bacterial pathogens cause infections in humans and animals. includes new coverage of key findings on the mechanisms of bacterial secretion, toxins, and regulation.
The application of molecular techniques to the study of bacterium-host interaction has made possible great progress in fundamental understanding of the molecular basis of infectious diseases. The book includes the topics but not limited to:
Pathogenic Microbiology
Molecular biology
Immunology
human physiology
Genomics of Tuberculosis
Infectious diseases
We welcome researchers to submit original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies in all areas.


Complex Diseases: Research and Applications

Complex Diseases: Research and Applications

ISBN: 978-1-922227-69-0
Click rate: 824

The specific causes of complex diseases such as Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), cancer,alzheimer's disease, scleroderma, asthma, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, connective tissue diseases, kidney diseases, autoimmune diseases, have not yet been identified; nevertheless, many medical science researchers suppose that complex diseases are caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors.
Scientists now know that complex diseases do not obey the standard Mendelian patterns of inheritance. We welcome researchers to submit original research articles, review articles,application and clinical studies in all areas related to current research and applications for complex diseases.


Research on Complication

Research on Complication

ISBN: 978-1-922227-46-1
Click rate: 3488

Complication, in medicine, is an unfavorable evolution of a disease, a health condition or a therapy. The disease can become worse in its severity or show a higher number of signs, symptoms or new pathological changes, become widespread throughout the body or affect other organ systems.
Depending on the degree of vulnerability, susceptibility, age, health status, immune system condition, etc. complications may arise more easily. Complications affect adversely the prognosis of a disease. Non-invasive and minimally invasive medical procedures usually favor fewer complications in comparison to invasive ones.Examples of complications including:
Generalized septicemia
Allergic shock can be a reaction to several kinds of anesthetics
Puerperal fever
Diabetes mellitus
Thrombosis in the heart or brain
Hepatotoxic dementia is a possible complication of hepatitis and liver cirrhosis
Mental retardation

We welcome researchers to submit original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies in all areas related to Complication.