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Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 33
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Editors: Leon V. Berhardt
Book Description:
This continuing series gathers and presents original research results on the leading edge of medicine and biology. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial topical data across a broad spectrum. Topics discussed include maternal diseases and drug use in birth defects; autoimmunity in the pituitary gland and the pituitary hormones; the effect of exercise on cardiovascular function of individuals with a family history of hypertension; standardization of colorectal cancer chemotherapy; biological monitoring of cadmium contamination in seabirds; the impact of folic acid fortification in the prevention of neural tube defects and stimulating, measuring, and valorizing pharmaceutical innovation in the field of orphan drugs. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Maternal Diseases, Drug Use and Birth Defects pp. 1-36
Authors / Editors: (Bengt Källén, Tornblad Institute, Lund University, Lund, Sweden)

Chapter 2 - Autoimmunity in the Pituitary Gland and the Pituitary Hormones pp. 37-74
Authors / Editors: (Naoki Hattori, Takashi Ishihara, Akira Shimatsu, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 3 - Carrying Unbalanced Weights in Hovering Flight: Effect of Prey Position on Load Maximization in Wasps pp. 75-98
Authors / Editors: (Francesco Andrietti, Carlo Polidori, Dipartimento di Biologia, Sezione di Zoologia e Citologia, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy)

Chapter 4 - Pluripotent Stem Cells as Tools to Assess Developmental Toxicity pp. 99-118
Authors / Editors: (Polina Y. Pulyanina, Nicole I. zur Nieden, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, USA)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 5 - Unexpected Inverse Association between Cervical Incompetence in Pregnant Women and Congenital Abnormalities in their Offspring: A Population-Based Case-Control Study pp. 119-134
Authors / Editors: (Ferenc Bánhidy, István Dudás, Andrew E. Czeizel, Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Semmelweis University, School of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary, and others)

Chapter 6 - The Effect of Exercise on Cardiovascular Function of Individuals with a Family History of Hypertension pp. 135-148
Authors / Editors: (Yati N. Boutcher, University of New South Wales, Australia)

Chapter 7 - Oncology Market Research Indicates Standardization of Colorectal Cancer Chemotherapy pp. 149-172
Authors / Editors: (Yasuhiro Inoue, Koji Tanaka and Masato Kusunoki, Department of Gastrointestinal and Pediatric Surgery, Division of Reparative Medicine, Institute of Life Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 8 - Biological Monitoring using New Cadmium Indexes: Cadmium Contamination in Seabirds pp. 173-186
Authors / Editors: (Mariko Mochizuki, Tomoya Kitamura, Yuki Okutomi, Hanae Yamamoto, Tomoko Suzuki, Makoto Mori, Ryo Hondo, Norio Yumoto, Hiroshi Kajigaya, Fukiko Ueda, Department of Applied Science, School of Veterinary Nursing and Technology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Chapter 9 - Impact of Folic Acid Fortification on the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects pp. 187-200
Authors / Editors: (Hiroko Watanabe, Tomoyuki Takano, Department of Clinical Nursing, and Department of Pediatrics, Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan)

Chapter 10 - Stimulating, Measuring and Valorizing Pharmaceutical Innovation: The Case of Orphan Drugs pp. 201-210
Authors / Editors: (Steven Simoens, Research Centre for Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmaco-Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium)

      Advances in Medicine and Biology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 221.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61324-784-6
   Status: AV
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