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  • Academics, Epidemics and Politics: An Eventful Career in Public Health by IDRIS MOHAMMED (Paperback) ()
    Prof. Mohammed, an academic, researcher, and public health physician gives us his lucid views on how physicians can practice medicine in an unjust world.
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  • Benefits of Vitamins By Pooja Bajaj Malhotra ()
    Vitamins are chemical compounds that the human body needs is small amounts. They make up one of the major groups of nutrients. Each vitamin has a specific use and cannot replace, or act for, another. Lack of one vitamin in an otherwise complete diet results in a vitamin deficiency disease. This guide will give you a wealth of information regarding various vitamins - their functions, recommended daily allowances, sources and diseases resulting from a deficiency or surfeit of a vitamin.
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  • Better Eyesight Without Glasses By Dr W H Bates ()
    An updated and revised edition detailing the 'Bates method', a technique which claims to the retrain the eye so contact lenses and glasses are no longer needed. The method aims to restore sight by using exercises to relax the eye muscles before retraining the eyes to focus effectively. Prescription glasses act as a prop for the muscles in your eyes and so, over time, the muscles actually get weaker. In fact, in the long term, glasses can only ever weaken your eyes. But, with the Bates Method you can retrain the eye muscles to work again, and perhaps even learn to do without glasses altogether. The Bates Method works two-folds, firstly with a series of exercises that relax and soothe the eye muscles, and secondly, retrains the relaxed eyes to focus effectively. The exercises are simple and easy to follow, and millions around the world have improved their vision using them. The book has influenced whole generations of people who believe that wearing glasses is the best way to improve your eyesight.
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  • Cancer: Causes, Prevention and Treatment By Dr. O P Jaggi ()
    Medical science today has the capability and technology to control and largely prevent cancer. However, we need to overcome certain basic attitudes towards cancer- fear and procrastination, for fear causes delay in seeking expert medical attention which may be fatal. A well-informed public and aggressive medical treatment are essentials in our fight against cancer. The book seeks to inform you of the vital facts about cancer. It deals with causes of cancer, its symptoms, methods of treatment and disease management. The greatest single truth about cancer engima is that most cancers, when detected and treated early, are curable. Prevention, awareness and timely detection are the underlying and recurrent themes of the book.

    The author explains common cancers, their symtoms, the diagnostic tests and discusses available treatment. Recognising that some treatments have undesirable side-effects, these are described and their management discussed.

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  • Essentials of Medical Statistics By Betty Kirkwood ()
    Publication Date: April 15, 2001 | ISBN-10: 0865428719 | ISBN-13: 978-0865428713 | Edition: 2

    Blackwell Publishing is delighted to announce that this book has been Highly Commended in the 2004 BMA Medical Book Competition. Here is the judges' summary of this book:

    "This is a technical book on a technical subject but presented in a delightful way. There are many books on statistics for doctors but there are few that are excellent and this is certainly one of them. Statistics is not an easy subject to teach or write about. The authors have succeeded in producing a book that is as good as it can get. For the keen student who does not want a book for mathematicians, this is an excellent first book on medical statistics."

    Essential Medical Statistics is a classic amongst medical statisticians. An introductory textbook, it presents statistics with a clarity and logic that demystifies the subject, while providing a comprehensive coverage of advanced as well as basic methods.

    The second edition of Essential Medical Statistics has been comprehensively revised and updated to include modern statistical methods and modern approaches to statistical analysis, while retaining the approachable and non-mathematical style of the first edition. The book now includes full coverage of the most commonly used regression models, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, Poisson regression and Cox regression, as well as a chapter on general issues in regression modelling. In addition, new chapters introduce more advanced topics such as meta-analysis, likelihood, bootstrapping and robust standard errors, and analysis of clustered data.

    Aimed at students of medical statistics, medical researchers, public health practitioners and practising clinicians using statistics in their daily work, the book is designed as both a teaching and a reference text. The format of the book is clear with highlighted formulae and worked examples, so that all concepts are presented in a simple, practical and easy-to-understand way. The second edition enhances the emphasis on choice of appropriate methods with new chapters on strategies for analysis and measures of association and impact.
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  • Health Care Delivery Under Conflict How Prepared is West Africa? By Adedoyin Soyibo ()

    The broad objective of the study is to appraise the readiness of West African countries to provide health care in post-conflict environments. It is particularly concerned with the building of sustainable national and regional human, material and institutional capacity in order to confront specific health problems induced by conflict.

    The conflict countries under consideration are Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. Factors considered are the health impacts of armed conflicts and how these are addressed; the health status of post-conflict countries; epidemiological patterns; and the overall linkages between health, poverty and conflict. The study further considers the contributions of international and statutory agencies, NGOS, and regional bodies, such as ECOWAS, and the West African Health Organisation; and the provision of legal and institutional frameworks for health care. It ends with several recommendations and conclusions, notably that West African countries are not adequately prepared for health care delivery either under conflict or post-conflict; and that ECOWAS and agencies at regional level are not equipped to deal with the problems either.

    The Programme on Global Security and Sustainability of the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation funded the research that gave rise to this publication.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR
    Adedoyin Soyibo is Professor of Economics, and Director of the Health Policy and Training and Research Programme and the Department of Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has worked in the field of health economics for several international organisations such as the World Bank, IMF, World Health Organisation and International Labour Organisation.

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  • Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry By David L. Nelson ()
    Format:Hardcover
    Lehninger
    Principles of Biochemistry
     
    David L. Nelson
    Michael M. Cox
     
    W. H. Freeman, Hardback, Fifth edition, 2008.
    4to. xxix, 1158 pp., G-17, C-8, A-4, AS-35, I-41.
     
    Fifth edition first published in 2008.
     
    Contents [somewhat in brief, necessarily]
     
    About the authors
    A Note on the Nature of Science
    Preface
     
    1. The Foundations of Biochemistry
    1.1. Cellular Foundations
    1.2. Chemical Foundations
    1.3. Physical Foundations
    1.4. Genetic Foundations
    1.5. Evolutionary Foundations
     
    I. STRUCTURE AND CATALYSIS
     
    2. Water
    2.1. Weak Interactions in Aqueous Solution
    2.2. Ionization of Water, Weak Acids, and Weak Bases
    2.3. Buffering against pH Changes in Biological systems
    2.4. Water as a Reactant
    2.5. The Fitness of the Aqueous Environment for Living Organisms
     
    3. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
    3.1. Amino Acids
    3.2. Peptides and Proteins
    3.3. Working with Proteins
    3.4. The Structure of Proteins: Primary Structure
     
    4. The Three-Dimensional Structure of Proteins
    4.1. Overview of Protein Structure
    4.2. Protein Secondary Structure
    4.3. Protein Tertiary and Quaternary Structures
    4.4. Protein Denaturation and Folding
     
    5. Protein Function
    5.1. Reversible Binding of a Protein to a Ligand: Oxygen-Binding Proteins
    5.2. Complementary Interactions between Proteins and Ligands: The Immune System and Immunoglobulins
    5.3. Protein Interactions Modulated by Chemical Energy: Actin, Myosin, and Molecular Motors
     
    6. Enzymes
    6.1. An Introduction to Enzymes
    6.2. How Enzymes Work
    6.3. Enzyme Kinetics as an Approach to Understanding Mechanism
    6.4. Examples of Enzymatic Reactions
    6.5. Regulatory Enzymes
     
    7. Garbohydrates and Glycobiology
    7.1. Monosaccharides and Disaccharides
    7.2. Polysaccharides
    7.3. Glycoconjugates: Proteoglycans, Glycoproteins and Glycolipids
    7.4. Carbohydrates as Informational Molecules: The Sugar Code
    7.5. Working with Carbohydrates
     
    8. Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
    8.1. Some Basics
    8.2. Nucleic Acid Structure
    8.3. Nucleic Acid Chemistry
    8.4. Other Functions of Nucleotides
     
    9. DNA-Based Information Technologies
    9.1. DNA Clonning: The Basics
    9.2. From Genes to Genomes
    9.3. From Genomes to Proteomes
    9.4. Genome Alterations and New Products of Biotechnology
     
    10. Lipids
    10.1. Storage Lipids
    10.2. Structural Lipids in Membranes
    10.3. Lipids as Signals, Cofactors, and Pigments
    10.4. Working with Lipids
     
    11. Biological Membranes and Transport
    11.1. The Composition and Architecture of Membranes
    11.2. Membrane Dynamics
    11.3. Solute Transport across Membranes
     
    12. Biosignaling
    12.1. General Features of Signal Transduction
    12.2. G Protein-Coupled Receptors and Second Messengers
    12.3. Receptor Tyrosine Kinases
    12.4. Receptor Guanylyl Cyclases, cGMP, and Protein Kinase G
    12.5. Multivalent Adaptor Proteins and Membrane Raffts
    12.6. Gated Ion Channels
    12.7. Integrins: Bidirectional Cell Adhesion Receptors
    12.8. Regulation of Transcription by Steroid Hormones
    12.9. Signaling in Microorganisms and Plants
    12.10. Sensory Transduction in Vision, Olfaction, and Gustation
    12.11. Regulation of the Cell Cycle by Protein Kinases
    12.12. Oncogenes, Tumor Supressor Genes, and Programmed Cell Death
     
    II BIOENERGETICS AND METABOLISM
     
    13. Bioenergetics and Biochemical Reaction Types
    13.1. Bioenergetics and Thermodynamics
    13.2. Chemical Logic and Common Biochemical Reactions
    13.3. Phosphoryl Group Transfer and ATP
    13.4. Biological Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
     
    14. Glycolysis, Gluconeogenesis, and the Pentose Phosphate Pathway
    14.1. Glycolysis
    14.2. Feeder Pathways for Glycolysis
    14.3. Fates of Pyruvate under Anaerobic Conditions: Fermentation
    14.4. Glugoneogenesis
    14.5. Pentose Phosphate Pathway of Glucose Oxidation
     
    15. Principles of Metabolic Regulation
    15.1. Regulation of Metabolic Pathways
    15.2. Analysis of Metabolic Control
    15.3. Coordinated Regulation of Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis
    15.4. The Metabolism of Glycogen in Animals
    15.5. Coordinated Regulation of Glycogen Synthesis and Breakdown
     
    16. The Citric Acid Cycle
    16.1. Production of Acetyl-CoA (Activated Acetate)
    16.2. Reactions of the Citric Acid Cycle
    16.3. Regulation of the Citric Acid Cycle
    16.4. The Glyoxylate Cycle
     
    17. Fatty Acid Catabolism
    17.1. Digestion, Mobilization, and Transport of Fats
    17.2. Oxidation of Fatty Acids
    17.3. Ketone Bodies
     
    18. Amino Acid Oxidation and the Production of Urea
    18.1. Metabolic Fates of Amino Groups
    18.2. Nitrogen Excretion and the Urea Cycle
    18.3. Pathways of Amino Acid Degradation
     
    19. Oxidative Phosphorylation and Photophosphorylation
     
    OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION
    19.1. Electron-Transfer Reactions in Mitochondria
    19.2. ATP Synthesis
    19.3. Regulation of Oxidative Phosphorylation
    19.4. Mitochondria in Thermogenesis, Steroid Synthesis, and Apoptosis
    19.5. Mitochondrial Genes: Their Origin and the Effects of Mutations
     
    PHOTOSYNTHESIS: HARVESTING LIGHT ENERGY
    19.6. General Features of Photophosphorylation
    19.7. Light Absorption
    19.8. The Central Photochemical Event: Light-Driven Electron Flow
    19.9. ATP Synthesis by Photophosphorylation
    19.10. The Evolution of Oxygenic Photosynthesis
     
    20. Carbohydrate Biosynthesis in Plants and Bacteria
    20.1. Photosynthetic Carbohydrate Synthesis
    20.2. Photorespiration and the C4 and CAM Pathways
    20.3. Biosynthesis of Starch and Sucrose
    20.4. Synthesis of Cell Wall Polysaccharides: Plant Cellulose and Bacterial Peptidoglycan
    20.5. Integration of Carbohydrate Metabolism in the Plant Cell
     
    21. Lipid Biosynthesis
    21.1. Biosynthesis of Fatty Acids and Eicosanoids
    21.2. Biosynthesis of Triacylglycerols
    21.3. Biosynthesis of Membrane Phospholipids
    21.4. Biosynthesis of Cholesterol, Steroids, and Isoprenoids
     
    22. Biosynthesis of Amino Acids, Nucleotides, and Related Molecules
    22.1. Overview of Nitrogen Metabolism
    22.2. Biosynthesis of Amino Acids
    22.3. Molecules Derived from Amino Acids
    22.4. Biosynthesis and Degradation of Nucleotides
     
    23. Hormonal Regulation and Integration of Mammalian Metabolism
    23.1. Hormones: Diverse Structures for Diverse Functions
    23.2. Tissue-Specific Metabolism: The Division of Labour
    23.3. Hormonal Regulation of Fuel Metabolism
    23.4. Obesity and the Regulation of Body Mass
    23.5. Obesity, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Type 2 Diabetes
     
    III INFORMATIVE PATHWAYS
     
    24. Genes and Chromosomes
    24.1. Chromosomal Elements
    24.2. DNA Supercoiling
    24.3. The Structure of Chromosomes
     
    25. DNA Metabolism
    25.1. DNA Replication
    25.2. DNA Repair
    25.3. DNA Recombination
     
    26. RNA Metabolism
    26.1. DNA-Dependent Synthesis of RNA
    26.2. RNA Processing
    26.3. RNA-Dependent Synthesis of RNA and DNA
     
    27. Protein Metabolism
    27.1. The Genetic Code
    27.2. Protein Synthesis
    27.3. Protein Targeting and Degradation
     
    28. Regulation of Gene Expression
    28.1. Principles of Gene Regulation
    28.2. Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria
    28.3. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
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  • Prescott's Microbiology By Joanne Willey ()
    The author team of Prescott’s Microbiology continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. Because of this balance, Microbiology is appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The new authors have focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.
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  • Principles and Practice of Public Health in Africa. Volume 1 Edited by G.O. Sofoluwe ()
    The first principle of public health practice is defined as the identification of the root cause or causes of all health problems, from the diseased individual to the effects on that individual of family, social, community, national, global, environment and other factors. The second principle is defined as the utilisation of the resources of the community, the nation and the world to effect a lasting and, often, a cheaper solution to health problems. This comprehensively revised and updated edition of the first volume provides a ready source for principles and practice, and more practical advice than the first edition which did not fully cover all the aspects of a comprehensive public health practice. The contributors are all practitioners, and the emphasis throughout is to bring out the principles involved in identifying the root causes of all types of health problems, and discovering practical and innovatory solutions for them in ways best suited to African countries.
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  • Secret Tips to Ultimate Beauty By Kumar ()
    This book offers solutions not only to all your beauty-related problems like acne, abrasive skin, wrinkles and blackheads but also to health disorders like asthma and acidity. It presents various options to keep your skin healthy and supple and also provides handy tips to ensure healthy eyes, feet, elbows and hair. The range of facial masks featured are sure to bring a rosy hue and radiance to your face.
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  • Speaking of Diabetes and Diet By Mehta ()
    If not checked, diabetes can harm every system and organ of the body, making life a misery. So here's the book that can be your life saver. Popularly known as the sweet disease, having diabetes is no sweet feeling. In fact, what you experience is raging thirst, itching, fatigue,increased urination, weight loss, blurred vision or unhealing wounds. This practical guide deals with the medical aspects of diabetes, including strategies for coping with emotions and making lifestyle changes. It answers the most commonly asked questions about the disease and offers sound advice that is easy to follow and can make managing it much less intimidating.
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  • Essential of Medical Physiology By Sembulingam ()
    Since the publication of first edition in the year 1999, this book has been accepted by the faculty of many universities in and out of country. It has become popular among medical, dental and paramedical students because of its elegant presentation, simple language and clear illustrations with diagrams, flow charts and tables. The authors have taken concerted efforts to improve the contents and update the information in every subsequent edition of this book. This sixth edition with newly formatted and updated tables, flow charts and self-explanatory diagrams will help the students in better understanding and performance in various types of examinations. Clinical physiology with updated information in this edition will help the students for their clinical knowledge to a great extent.

    The book has been largely directed to the broad and specific needs of the undergraduate students, and simplicity and clarity have been emphasized. The students can easily assimilate the logical sequence in which the subjects have been presented not only for them to understand the same but also perform well in the various types of objective and routine examinations. Several readily understandable diagrams and tables have been included to make subject comprehension and revision easy. Applied physiology, clinical importance and altered situations in pediatrics, geriatrics and pregnancy have been well brought out. The approach utilized in dealing with the subject of physiology would be appreciated by other teachers as well.

    Like many other successful textbooks, this book also has sailed through the years smoothly, fruitfully and successfully. May be because, it meets the needs of every group of the readers. Students are happy because it is student-friendly while reading, and exam-friendly while revising. Knowledge seekers are happy because they get the updated and recent developments in the field of physiology. Doctors are happy because applied aspects are covered adequately.

    The script of the book is formatted in such a way that it will be suitable not only for medical students, but also for dental students and the students of allied health subjects like Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Nursing, Speech, Hearing and Language, etc. Written in a textbook form, this book encompasses the knowledge of basic principles of physiology in each system. An attempt is also made to describe the applied physiology in each system. To give an idea of the matters to be studied, the topics are listed at the beginning of each chapter. Most of the figures are given in schematic form to enable students to understand and reproduce the facts. The probable questions given for each section will help the students preparing for examinations. However, it will be ideal for the students to read each section thoroughly before referring to the questions.
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  • THE DEVELOPING HUMAN: Clinically Oriented Embryology By Keith L. Moore. 8th Edition ()
    This popular text makes it surprisingly easy for you to gain an in-depth understanding of human embryology. Engaging and richly illustrated. It examined all aspects of human development, emphasizing both basic concepts and relevant clinical problems. It presents a week-by-week and stage-by-stage view of how foetal organs and systems develop, why and when birth defects occur, and the roles the placenta and fetal membranes play in development.
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  • Textbook of Biochemistry for Medical Students By Dm Vasudevan ()
    The seventh edition of this book is a comprehensive guide to biochemistry for medical students. Divided into six sections, the book examines in depth topics relating to chemical basics of life, metabolism, clinical and applied biochemistry, nutrition, molecular biology and hormones. New chapters have been added to this edition and each chapter includes clinical case studies to help students understand clinical relevance. A 274-page free booklet of revision exercises (9789350906378), providing essay questions, short notes, viva voce and multiple choice questions is included to help students in their exam preparation. Free online access to additional clinical cases, key concepts and an image bank is also provided. Key points  Fully updated, new edition providing students with comprehensive guide to biochemistry Includes a free booklet of revision exercises and free online access Highly illustrated with nearly 1500 figures, images, tables and illustrations Previous edition published in 2010
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