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Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s edited collections and monographs present leading research in medicine across key topics, including the history of medicine, medical ethics, and clinical practice and surgery. Combined, this diverse collection of books will be of interest to healthcare professionals and medical students, as well as researchers in the humanities. 

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Collagen, from Tissue Culture to Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, and Beyond

As collagen is the main structural component of body tissues, there has been much effort expended, both in the past and today, to use it in cell culture applications. Indeed, its importance is further stressed by the wide use of collagen biomaterials in tissue repair and regeneration, including the treatment of burns, chronic wound...
£58.99

The Magical and Sacred Medical World

This collection of papers explores the sacred and magical aspects of ethno-medicine. The subject area is marked out by the points of connection between religious anthropology, ethno-medicine and medical anthropology, focusing on topics such as magical and religious concepts of health and disease, causes of disease, religious and ma...
£80.99

How Organic Pollutants Poison Our Health

The human body is made up of quadrillions of individual cells, and each cell contains over a billion proteins. Some of these are long-lived and some are manufactured and degraded daily. In order to pack so many proteins into one cell, they are folded into intricate, complex shapes. The folded, three-dimensional shapes of proteins a...
£58.99

Medical Education Reform in China

Due to the rapid pace of scientific progress in medicine, there is a global movement to improve medical education. This unique book describes the Wuhan University Medical School reform initiative, a successful example of medical education reform in China that may offer inspiration, motivation, and new ideas to medical school leader...
£58.99

The Fashion Industry and Eating Disorders

The world of fashion models is attractive for everybody. For the average audience, a fashion model’s life is glamourous, elegant and enviable, and many young women aspire to follow such ideals. Today, in the age of modern information technologies, there are endless tools for communicating with the world related to fashion. The dail...
£58.99

The Japanese Low FODMAP Diet Manual

Before World War II, Japanese people ate an abundance of rice and fish. Now, however, many of them are eating wheat instead of rice. Most Japanese are lactose intolerant, but they consume milk and yoghurt every day. Furthermore, fructose in fruits has been increased by breeding improvement, and oligosaccharides and sorbitol have be...
£67.99

The Overestimation of Medical Consequences of Low-Dose Exposure to Ionizing Radiation

This book shows that the medical consequences of low-dose, low-rate exposures to ionizing radiation have been overestimated by certain scientists, which apparently occurred in accordance with unofficial policies and directives. It analyses and exposes the biases and hidden conflicts of interest in numerous scientific publications o...
£58.99

The Receptor RAGE in Vascular and Cerebral Dysfunctions

After chemistry, the origins of biochemistry began at the end of the 19th century. The first major step was made when glycated hemoglobin, HbA1c, was found to be a precious index to follow an adapted antidiabetic treatment.This discovery led to the identification of cell receptors, present in vascular cells, leukocytes, neuronal ce...
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Voice Ergonomics

A well-functioning voice is part of the professional skills needed in many occupations. Although voice is an important communication tool, it is more than that: it is something which reflects human identity. The need for speech and voice is growing in spite of increasing technology applications; even instruments and technical equip...
£61.99

Perinatal Bonding Disorders

This unique book explores the details of bonding disorder: the psychopathology of parental attitudes towards forming a relation between the baby and parents. The difficulties in perinatal bonding are one of the most important but unduly neglected issues in the perinatal mental health field. This book introduces the latest knowledge...
£68.99

The Physiology of the Endocrine System

Existing textbooks on endocrinology do not link theory to the practical world, and thus lead to students asking themselves “What should I do with all this knowledge?” This volume reduces the gap between theoretical knowledge and its practical applications through clinical references that reflect current trends in the management of endocrine disorders. Clinical problems included at the end of some chapters will help medical students to practice diagnosing and treating common hormonal disorders. Each topic also ends with a list of suggested reading that will allow the reader to gain further insights.
£61.99
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