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New Frontiers in Respiratory Control

XIth Annual Oxford Conference on Modeling and Control of Breathing

by Ikuo Homma, Hiroshi Onimaru & Yoshinosuke Fukuchi

<p>Breathing is performed by the rhythmic contraction of respiratory muscles. It ma- tains homeostasis of the organism by taking in the oxygen necessary to live and work and by controlling the level of CO within the organism. At first glance, ...

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Nitric Oxide and Free Radicals in Peripheral Neurotransmission

by Stanley Kalsner

<p>&quot;Nitric Oxide and Free Radicals in Peripheral Neurotransmission&quot; is a welcome addition to the literature and describes current research into the role of nitric oxide in the peripheral nervous system and its associated organs. Topics

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Nitric Oxide in the Kidney

by Sasser, Jennifer M.

Nitric oxide (NO) is a key regulator of various cellular signaling pathways throughout the body and plays an important role in renal function under normal physiological and pathophysiological conditions. NO plays a major role in the regulation ...

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Non-canonical Cyclic Nucleotides

by Roland Seifert

<p>The cyclic purine nucleotides 3’,5’-cAMP and 3’,5’-cGMP are well-established second messengers. cGMP has recently been covered in a volume of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology (volume 191). In addition to 3’,5’-cAMP and 3’,5’-cGMP, ...

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Nutrition and Ventilatory Function

by R.D. Ferranti, C. Rampulla, C. Fracchia & others

<p>In his review of the Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Respiratory Muscles in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, organized in Montescano in 1986, Thomas K. Aldrich stated that &quot;there is little information on ...

ISBN: 9781447138402

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Presynaptic Terminals

by Sumiko Mochida

<p>This book brings together leading international experts to discuss recent advances in functional studies on key proteins and protein complexes involved in each synaptic vesicle phase. These include proteins that control the final step of ...

ISBN: 9784431551669

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Nutrition Physiology and Metabolism in Spaceflight and Analog Studies

by Martina Heer, Jens Titze, Natalie Baecker & others

<p>This book provides an overview of microgravity-induced changes in human metabolism, muscle, bone and the cardio-vascular system, and discusses in detail the nutrient uptake required during spaceflight to counteract these adaptive mechanisms ...

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Nutritional Anemia in Preschool Children

by Anil Gupta

<p>The book highlights intricate predisposing factors for pathogenesis of nutritional anemia. It delivers valuable information related to this public health hazard influencing the nutritional health of preschool children. The book is valuable ...

ISBN: 9789811051784

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Nutritional Antioxidant Therapies: Treatments and Perspectives

by Ismail Laher & Kaïs Hussain Al-Gubory

<p>This book offers a collection of expert reviews on the use of plant-based antioxidant therapies in disease prevention and treatment. Topics discussed include the uses of plant and nutritional antioxidants in the contexts of reproductive ...

ISBN: 9783319676258

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Nutritional Intervention in the Aging Process

by H.J. Armbrecht, J.M. Prendergast & R.M. Coe

<p>There has been much popular and scientific interest in the fields of nu­ trition and aging in recent years. As the importance of proper nutrition in children and young adults becomes more fully understood, it is natural to wonder if proper ...

ISBN: 9781461252726

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Obesity and Diabetes

New Surgical and Nonsurgical Approaches

by Joel Faintuch & Salomão Faintuch

<p>This timely and clinically oriented book uniquely addresses the entire spectrum of treatment for severe obesity and diabetes. It thoroughly examines all aspects from robotic surgery to cell therapy, from the latest antidiabetic drugs to ...

ISBN: 9783319131269

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Of our passions and their pathology

by Fernand Papillon

<p>“Passions are penchants, inclinations, desires and aversions carried to a certain degree of intensity, combined with an indistinct sensation of pleasure or pain, occasioned or accompanied by some irregular movement of the blood and animal ...

ISBN: 9782366594393

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On Growth and Form

by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

<p>Why do living things and physical phenomena take the form they do? D'Arcy Thompson's classic On Growth and Form looks at the way things grow and the shapes they take. Analysing biological processes in their mathematical and physical aspects, ...

ISBN: 9781139949835

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Organic Cation Transporters

Integration of Physiology, Pathology, and Pharmacology

by Giuliano Ciarimboli, Sophie Gautron & Eberhard Schlatter

<p>This innovative text explores the cellular transport of organic cations, from functional and structural properties to pharmacological implications and psychiatric developments. The authoritative chapters introduce organic cation transporters ...

ISBN: 9783319237930

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Osteocardiology

Cardiac Bone Formation

by Nalini M. Rajamannan

<p>This book describes the field of osteocardiology, an exciting and new sub-discipline within cardiovascular science, which will become the cornerstone for defining the timing and treatment of cardiovascular calcification in the future. With ...

ISBN: 9783319649948

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Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Medicine

by Martin Brüne & Wulf Schiefenhövel

<p>Medicine is grounded in the natural sciences, among which biology stands out with regard to the understanding of human physiology and conditions that cause dysfunction. Ironically though, evolutionary biology is a relatively disregarded ...

ISBN: 9780192506795

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Para and Adapted Sports Medicine, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America

by Yetsa A. Tuakli-Wosornu, MD, MPH & Wayne Derman, MBChB MSc (Med) (Hons). PhD, FFIMS

<p>This issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics will cover a number of important topics related to Para and Adapted Sports Medicine. The issue is under the editorial direction of Drs. Yetsa Tuakli and Wayne Derman. Topics in this ...

ISBN: 9780323583732

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Parental Obesity: Intergenerational Programming and Consequences

by Lucy R. Green & Robert L. Hester

<p>In this book, leading figures in the field of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease provide up-to-date information from human clinical trials, cohorts, and animal physiology experiments to reveal the interdependence between parental ...

ISBN: 9781493963867

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Pathologic Physiology and Therapy of Diseases: Volume 2

by Aviado, Domingo M.

Pathologic Physiology and Therapy of Diseases ...

ISBN: 9781483224862

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Pathophysiology of Heat Stroke

by Leon, Lisa R.

Heat illnesses exist along a continuum starting with the mild condition of heat exhaustion and progressing to heat injury and heat stroke. Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition clinically characterized by a severe elevation in body ...

ISBN: 9781615046836

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