Category: Anatomy

  • Planet Heart: How an Unhealthy Environment Leads to Heart by François Reeves

    By François Reeves

    We’ve all heard the danger elements for heart problems: hypertension, excessive ldl cholesterol, weight problems, smoking, tension, and a sedentary way of life. yet what approximately the environment? regardless of nearly 500 fresh stories that exhibit the hyperlinks among air and water caliber, biodiversity, and middle health and wellbeing, a negative surroundings as a severe cardiovascular danger issue has principally been missed. In Planet Heart, heart specialist François Reeves goals to redress this imbalance with an incisive and authoritative examine the topic. Why did North the United States adventure an explosion of heart problems within the mid-20th century? Why are humans in China, who have been till lately protected against heart problems, now ache a surge of middle assaults? Why are there extra middle assaults in the course of episodes of smog? Why could residing close to an city eco-friendly area halve the adaptation in cardiac mortality among the wealthy and negative? In his energetic, obtainable textual content, Reeves not just sheds gentle on those questions with the most recent clinical proof but in addition bargains tangible ideas which may suggest larger wellbeing and fitness for our hearts and for our planet.

    Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation
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  • Love: The Biology Behind the Heart by Anthony Walsh

    By Anthony Walsh

    Love is a bit observe with a universe of meanings and has engaged people's curiosity all through human background. the necessity to provide and obtain love lies deep inside of human nature. Philosophers, poets, theologians, sociologists, and scientists have all tried to give an explanation for its distinctive foundation, yet is it an evolutionary edition, or a social construct?Walsh discusses that the character of and want for romance has organic origins. He attracts upon Darwin's sexual choice concept to outline the perceptions of affection through babies during the strategy of experience-dependent mind wiring. He observes that mom love makes a baby in a position to loving and that father love makes a baby believe invaluable of affection. He appraises the starting place and objective of romantic love in his discussions on sexual replica by way of taking a look at chemical and neurological responses to like and the effect of affection on one's actual and psychological health.With common fees from literary masters like Shakespeare to orient one's clinical and humanistic figuring out of affection, Walsh is going directly to discover numerous kinds of romantic love, together with monogamy, promiscuity, bartering love, and betrayed love; the consequences of a skewed intercourse ratio on courting and mating practices; and the age-old quest for an ideal society populated through ideal humans obeying the biblical command to "love one another."
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  • Sodium and Water Homeostasis: Comparative, Evolutionary and by Kelly Anne Hyndman,Thomas L. Pannabecker

    By Kelly Anne Hyndman,Thomas L. Pannabecker

    This e-book offers innovative tools that supply insights into the pathways wherein salt and water traverse phone membranes and move in an orchestrated model among the various cubicles of the physique. It makes a speciality of a few molecular, mobile and entire animal experiences that contain a number of physiological structures and indicates how the inner milieu is regulated via multifactorial gene legislation, molecular signaling, and mobile and organ architecture.

    Topics lined comprise: water channels, the urinary concentrating mechanism, angiotensin, the endothelin method, miRNAs and MicroRNA in osmoregulation, desert-adapted mammals, the giraffe kidney, mosquito Malpighian tubules, and circadian rhythms. The e-book highlights how diverse techniques to explaining a similar physiological strategies vastly elevate our knowing of those primary strategies. larger integration of comparative, evolutionary and genetic animal types in simple technological know-how and scientific technology will enhance our total clutch of the mechanisms of sodium and water balance.

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  • Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy: Thorax, Abdomen & by Ben Pansky

    By Ben Pansky

    one other installment within the three-volume Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy sequence, Thorax, stomach & Pelvis helps scientific scholars in addition to others learning anatomy—such as scholars in doctor assistant and common surgical procedure programs—or looking a distinctiveness reference for the clerkship years and past. every one quantity within the sequence comprises define textual content to accompany full-color, atlas-style photographs and illustrations from resources corresponding to the Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Atlas of Anatomy. the original nearby concentration of the sequence enables instructing and studying in semester or year-long anatomy structures blocks.
    In addition to Thorax, stomach & Pelvis, extra volumes within the series—Head & Neck and again, top Limb & reduce Limb—cover different areas in depth.
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  • Animal Eyes (Oxford Animal Biology Series) by Michael F. Land,Dan-Eric Nilsson

    By Michael F. Land,Dan-Eric Nilsson

    Animal Eyes offers a comparative account of all recognized forms of eye within the animal state, outlining their constitution and serve as with an emphasis at the nature of the optical structures and the actual rules interested by picture formation. A common subject matter in the course of the ebook is the evolution and taxonomic distribution of every form of eye, and the jobs of other eye forms within the behaviour and ecology of the animals that own them. In evaluating the
    specific services of eyes, it considers the criteria that bring about stable solution of element and the power to operate below quite a lot of gentle stipulations. This new version is absolutely up-to-date all through, incorporating greater than a decade of latest discoveries and research.
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  • Understanding Autism: From Basic Neuroscience to Treatment by Steven O. Moldin,John L R Rubenstein

    By Steven O. Moldin,John L R Rubenstein

    Taking an all-inclusive examine the topic, realizing Autism: From uncomplicated Neuroscience to remedy experiences cutting-edge study at the prognosis, remedy, and prevention of autism. The booklet addresses strength mechanisms which may underlie the improvement of autism and the neural platforms which are more likely to be tormented by those molecular, genetic, and infectious etiologies. It studies key findings that tell analysis, epidemiology, scientific neuroscience, and treatment.

    The booklet concludes with a dialogue of the industrial price of autism and gives a biomedical and public overall healthiness point of view of the impression of this devastating disorder. With chapters authored through medical and uncomplicated researchers on the vanguard of molecular and structures neuroscience, scientific neuroscience, and well-being economics, the e-book provides a strong and accomplished synthesis of present study on autism and its underlying neural substrates. The book's editors are thought of elite pioneers during this sector of analysis. Dr. Rubenstein used to be lately elected to the hugely prestigious Institute of the drugs, an honor reserved for these so much dedicated to specialist success and public service.
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  • Structure & Function of the Body - E-Book (Structure and by Kevin T. Patton,Gary A. Thibodeau

    By Kevin T. Patton,Gary A. Thibodeau

    Mastering the necessities of anatomy, body structure, or even clinical terminology hasn't ever been more straightforward! utilizing uncomplicated, conversational language and vibrant animations and illustrations, Structure & functionality of the physique, fifteenth version walks readers in the course of the general constitution and serve as of the human physique and what the physique does to keep up homeostasis. Plus, this new version additionally gains new Language of technological know-how and Medicine sections that introduce readers to special clinical terminology because it corresponds to anatomy and body structure. If you’re trying to find a pretty good knowing of buildings, features, and outlines of the physique then glance no extra than this dynamic text.

    • Conversational and transparent writing style
    • makes content material effortless to learn and understand.
    • Full-color design comprises greater than four hundred drawings and photos.
    • Clear View of the Human Body is a distinct, full-color, semi-transparent insert depicting the human physique (male and feminine) in layers.
    • Animation Direct callouts direct readers to adapt for an animation a few particular topic.
    • Updated learn information sections in the beginning of every bankruptcy support holiday down tricky subject matters and advisor readers on how you can top use booklet gains to their advantage.
    • Special boxes similar to Health and Well-Being packing containers, Clinical Application containers, Research and Trends packing containers, and extra aid readers practice what they've got discovered to their destiny careers in future health care and science.
    • Questions for review are came upon during the chapters and canopy severe pondering, open-ended, fill-in-the-blank, matching, multiple-choice, and different query formats. 
    • Chapter outlines, goals, and description summaries provide readers effortless how one can set up and prioritize content.
    • NEW! Language of technology and drugs section
    • in every one bankruptcy contains key words, notice components, and pronunciations to put a better specialise in scientific terminology.
    • NEW! completely revised chapters, illustrations, and overview questions reflect the most up-tp-date info available.
    • NEW! top of the range animations for the AnimationDirect characteristic make clear physiological procedures and supply a practical starting place of underlying buildings and functions.
    • NEW! Simplified bankruptcy titles provide readability within the desk of contents.
    • NEW! department of cells and tissues into separate chapters improves reader comprehension and decreases textual content nervousness.
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  • Anatomy of Hatha Yoga by David Coulter

    By David Coulter

    Anatomy of Hatha Yoga - revised and up to date with complete colour illustrations and photos--is the main entire and authoritative paintings to be had correlating the examine of hatha yoga with anatomy and body structure. it's a must-have for an individual who's fascinated with learning or instructing yoga, and a useful source for a person in a box when it comes to actual conditioning. the writer holds a PhD in Anatomy and used to be a sought-after professor, instructor and yoga practitioner for over thirty years.  He lived and taught on the Himalayan Institute for Yoga technological know-how and Philosophy, and the college of Minnesota and Columbia college clinical schools.

     The ebook is exclusive within the literature, combining the breadth and intensity of a textbook with the clarity, humor and movement of the good technological know-how writers of our time, whereas bridging the distance among biomedicine and complementary drugs. In it, you will discover a accomplished review of yoga anatomy and body structure, with targeted emphasis at the musculoskeletal, anxious, and cadiovascular systems.

    The publication offers the anatomy of yoga in clinical phrases, whereas even as respecting its ideas. the writer discusses the elemental premises of hatha yoga with foundational fabric accredited in biomedical sciences, expressly averting touch upon non-physical innovations akin to prana and the chakras. Postures are mentioned intimately and depicted in very good caliber colour pictures, followed via anatomical diagrams to demonstrate severe techniques and muscle groups.

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  • Advances in Metabolic Disorders: Somatomedins and Some Other by Rolf Luft,Kerstin Hall

    By Rolf Luft,Kerstin Hall

    Advances in Metabolic problems, quantity eight: Somatomedins and a few different development elements covers the complaints of the twenty eighth Nobel Symposium held at Hasselby, Sweden on September 4-7, 1974. The ebook discusses the mechanisms regulating mobile progress; the purification strategies and organic houses of nonsuppressible insulin-like job (NSILA-S); and physiologic and pharmacologic importance of NSILA-S as an insulin-like hormone and as a growth-promoting hormone. The textual content additionally describes the in vitro results of development hormone on cyclic AMP metabolism within the remoted rat diaphragm; the interplay of epidermal development issue with cultured fibroblasts; and the localization, purification, mode of motion, and physiological value of fibroblast progress issue.
    Somatomedins are thought of with reference to bioassays and purification, the mechanism in their construction, and their organic motion in vitro. The ebook additional tackles development law in cultures of embryonic rat fibroblasts by way of the serum components S1 and S2, in addition to the endocrine function of the thymus and its hormone, thymosin, within the rules of the expansion and maturation of host immunological competence. The textual content additionally encompasses the importance of cyclic GMP within the motion of growth-promoting elements. Endocrinologists, biochemists, physiologists, and scientific scholars will locate the ebook invaluable.
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  • The Cell in Mitosis by Laurence Levine

    By Laurence Levine

    The cellphone in Mitosis is a suite of papers offered on the First Annual Symposium hung on November 6-8, 1961 below the provisions of The Wayne country Fund examine popularity Award. participants concentrate on the complexities posed through the phone in department and view issues equivalent to the chemical must haves for mobilephone department, the position of the centriole in department cycles, improvement of the cleavage furrow, chemical features of the remoted mitotic equipment, histone variability, and actin polymerization.
    This quantity is equipped into eleven chapters and starts with an summary of mobile department, almost about the fundamental crucial mechanisms of mitogeneses underlying the emergence of the based geometries of mitosis. An account of the congression of chromosomes onto metaphase configuration and development via telophase can be given. the subsequent chapters discover the identification and position of the centriole within the complete lifestyles cycle of mobile habit; the positive constitution of animal cells in the course of cytokinesis; the mechanism of saltatory particle pursuits in the course of mitosis; and the way chemical and actual brokers disrupt the mitotic cycle. A bankruptcy is dedicated to the holotrichous ciliate, Tetrahymena pyriformis, taking note of its effective constitution in the course of mitosis.
    This booklet can be of curiosity to physiologists, electron microscopists, mild microscopists, biochemists, and others who need to know extra concerning the a number of features of phone division.
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