175 books (9 pages) in this category
by McElroy, Susan L.
Currently, there are a limited amount of guidelines to help clinicians manage patients with obesity and comorbid mental disorders. This expertly written source fills the gap in the literature by providing a clear overview of obesity and its ...eBook
by Bagchi, Debasis
<P>The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared obesity a global epidemic. Its prevalence has more than doubled since 1980, causing a myriad of health problems for children and adults. <STRONG>Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and ...eBook
by Steelman, G. Michael
<P>Obesity is considered a complex and multifactorial disease. Its treatment, therefore, must also be multimodal and tailored to meet the needs of each patient. <B>Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials </B>presents a wide spectrum of ...eBook
by Clement, Karine
This book comprehensively accounts the current understanding of genetic mechanisms of obesity by analyzing obesity phenotypes and genotypes and, gene polymorphisms and mutations, and current results from animal model research and genetic studieseBook
by Rippe, James M.
<P>The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of ...eBook
by Bjorkqvist, Kaj
This book is a comprehensive compilation and discussion of research findings on female aggression from anthropology, social psychology, animal research, case studies, and representations in literature. This multidisciplinary approach will ...eBook
by Boris Draznin & Sol Epstein
<p>The discipline of Endocrinology encompasses diabetes and obesity, two of the most common and pressing health care concerns today. The Oxford American Handbook of Endocrinology & Diabetes concisely reviews the entire discipline, providing ...eBook
by Sies, Helmut
Characterized by obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, metabolic syndrome is associated with the risks of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. Obesity, which increases the incidence of atherosclerotic ...eBook
by Szinnai, G.
This book presents a comprehensive overview of pediatric thyroid diseases and thus provides a useful tool for clinical problem solving. Opinion leaders in the field present reviews on all relevant diseases of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid ...eBook
by Lifshitz, Fima
Celebrating more than twenty years as the single best source in the field, this Fifth Edition has now expanded into two cornerstone volumes with 53 fully inclusive chapters and 73 renowned contributors that comprehensively address every topic ...eBook
by Koletzko, B.
There is no other time in life when the provision of adequate and balanced nutrition is of greater importance than during infancy and childhood. During this dynamic phase characterized by rapid growth, development and developmental plasticity, aeBook
by Yokozeki, H.
Research into perspiration has developed dramatically during the last 15 years, continually improving our understanding of the pathogenesis of sweating disorders. It has become clear that, in addition to its temperature-regulating function, ...eBook
by Jana Parizkova
An imbalance between high energy intake - due to inadequate diet - and reduced energy expenditure - caused by sedentary habits - is believed to create an inherent risk of obesity among individuals. Lifestyle changes among preschool children ...eBook
by Mohamed Eddouks
<p>Phytotherapy has the potential to give patients long term benefits with less or no side effects. This is the second volume of the series. This volume brings 11 chapters that cover updates on general phytotherapy, traditional Chinese medicine ...eBook
Diagnosis and Management
by Shereen Ezzat, Edward R. Laws, Sylvia L. Asa & others
<p>Do you want to be up to date on the latest concepts of diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the pituitary gland?<br /><br />Are you looking for an expert guide to the best clinical management?<br /><br />If so, thiseBook
by Subramoniam, Appian
<P>The incidence and severity of diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide, presenting a significant burden to society both in economic terms and overall well-being. Fortunately, time-tested anti-diabetes mellitus plant foods exist that are safeeBook
by Riella, Christian
This book reviews important aspects of polycystic kidney diseases, the latest scientific understanding of the diseases and syndromes, along with the therapies being developed. Cystic kidney diseases comprise a spectrum of genetic syndromes ...eBook
by Genazzani, Andrea R.
The book is the first major review of menopause-associated osteoporosis, post WHI. The book has in-depth sections on the pathogenesis, epidemiology, and diagnosis of osteoporosis. The chief focus is on medical prevention and treatment, and ...eBook
by Joseph E. Raine, Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, Guy Van-Vliet & others
<b>Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children</b> is the ideal bench-side companion for the practising paediatrician and endocrinologist, bridging the gap between large reference books and short reviews of aspects of endocrinology. <p>ThiseBook
by Robert Kushner, Victor Lawrence & Sudhesh Kumar
<p><em>Practical Manual of Clinical Obesity</em> provides practical, accessible and expert advice on the clinical diagnosis and management of obesity and will be your perfect go-to tool in the management of your patients.</p> <p>Information is ...eBook