Advances in Medicine & Biology : Volume 91, Hardback Book

Advances in Medicine & Biology : Volume 91 Hardback

Edited by Leon V. Berhardt


The chapters in this volume present the latest research in medical research.

Included are chapters that examine the vascular supply to the skin - the largest organ in the body and thus a major barrier to microorganisms to prevent infection; an analysis of the Pregnancy Prevention Programme according to healthcare professional surveys; new approaches to the diagnosis, treatment and clinical challenges of onychomycosis - the most common nail disease which affects approximately 5% of the population worldwide; platelet-associated regulatory system (PARS); an examination of the production of certain isoprostanes, which notably increases in different cardiovascular pathological conditions or endocrine-metabolic disorders related to endothelial dysfunction; the measles epidemic, its prevalence in Europe and Japan and the importance and impact of providing vaccinations; phospholipase D, a major player in pathophysiological diseases; and finally, an analysis of the the Brazilian Human Milk Banks Network that was established to promote the health of women and children.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Medicine: general issues
  • ISBN: 9781634837859



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