Remarkable advances in medical diagnostic imaging have been made during the past
few decades. The development of new imaging techniques and continuous
improvements in the display of digital images have opened new horizons in the study
of brain anatomy and pathology. The field of brain imaging has now become a fast-
moving, demanding, and exciting multidisciplinary activity. I hope that this textbook
will be useful to students and clinicians in the field of neuroscience, in understanding
the fundamentals of advances in brain imaging.
It has been an honor and a privilege to chair the committee on the state
of science in nuclear medicine. As a diagnostic radiologist, a clinicianscientist,
and the chairperson of a large academic radiology department,
I have been exposed to the many advances in nuclear medicine and
have observed their clinical benefits up close. Participating in this review,
however, has allowed me to step back and appreciate the magnitude of
the progress that has been achieved, and the crucial role that government
funding has played in it.
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Respiratory distress is a common symptom of patients transported to hospitals by
emergency medical services (EMS) personnel. The benefit of advanced life support
for such patients has not been established.
The Ontario Prehospital Advanced Life Support (OPALS) Study was a controlled clinical
trial that was conducted in 15 cities before and after the implementation of a
program to provide advanced life support for patients with out-of-hospital respiratory
The editorial team were reassured that the second edition, with its differential
diagnostic style of presenting clinical information together with liberal use of
colour illustrations, had been successful enough to merit a further edition. Seven
years have passed since the previous edition and evidently, like for other areas
of clinical medicine, diagnostic and therapeutic advances have been made in
relation to nail disorders. These are reflected in this third edition
The sixth edition of Modern Pharmacology With
Clinical Applications continues our commitment
to enlisting experts in pharmacology to provide
a textbook that is up-to-date and comprehensive. Designed
to be used during a single semester, the book focuses
on the clinical application of drugs within a context
of the major principles of pharmacology. It is meant
to serve students in medicine, osteopathy, dentistry,
pharmacy, and advanced nursing, as well as undergraduate
The economic insecurity and deprivation is looking up on the fact that whether elderly are in
a position to maintain a minimum living slandered in terms of access to economic resources
which is measured in terms poverty either as income poverty, subsistence poverty in terms of
basic need, capability poverty in terms of dependency. The income poverty is measured in
terms of ability of the aged to maintain minimum income level on which physical efficiency is
maintained and is considered a parameter of deprivation among the aged. (Rowntree. 1941).
After the first edition published in 2007 that became a best seller, the continuous scientific
developments in the field have prompted us to produce the second edition of this book. As it
happens in life and science, some of the novel and promising data presented in the first edition
have been confirmed, some not, and new breakthrough achievements have been accomplished.
Stem Cells in Reproductive Medicine, Basic Science and Therapeutic Potential, second edition,
updates the revolutionary advances in stem cell science that may potentially impact on human
Despite significant technological advances in recent years, their impact on our overall health and social, well-being is not always clear to see. Perhaps, one of the best examples of this can be highlighted by the fact that mortality rates as a result of cerebrovascular diseases have hardly changed, if at all. This places cerebrovascular diseases as one of the most prominent causes of both disability and death. In Cuba, for instance, a total of 22,000 cases of cerebrovascular diseases are reported each year in a country where life expectancy should increase to 80 years in the near future.
Veterinary medicine is advancing at a very rapid pace, particularly given the breadth
of the discipline. This book examines new developments covering a wide range of
issues from health and welfare in livestock, pets, and wild animals to public health
supervision and biomedical research.
As well as containing reviews offering fresh insight into specific issues, this book
includes a selection of scientific articles which help to chart the advance of this science.
The book is divided into several sections.
These CNVs may show
association with certain clinical conditions and help in predicting risk and also
diagnosis. All these approaches have their merits and demerits and in general are
tedious, time consuming and need manpower with stringent handling. This naturally
prompted the development of several automated methods for culturing cells in mass
scale, use of membrane bioreactors, and image analysis for interpreting the cytogenetic
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women in
the United States with 170,000 deaths per year. This exceeds the sum of the
next three leading causes of death due to cancer: breast, colon, and prostate.
There are over 1 million deaths worldwide due to lung cancer, making it truly
an epidemic. Fewer than 15% achieve a 5-yr survival. The vast majority (85%)
present with advanced disease, although stage I patients may have a 5-yr
survival approaching 70% (1).
Since the introduction of recombinant human growth hormone and insulin
a quarter century ago, protein therapeutics has greatly broadened the horizon
of health care. Many patients suffering with life-threatening diseases or
chronic dysfunctions,whichweremedically untreatable not long ago, can attest
to the wonder these drugs have achieved. Although the first generation of protein
therapeutics was produced in recombinant Escherichia coli, most recent
products usemammalian cells as production hosts.Not long after the first production
of recombinant proteins in E.
In this review, will be summarize the principle of these new methodologies and the impact
of omics-techniques, mainly genomic-transcriptomics (analysis of single nucleotide
polymorphisms or gene-expression) and proteomic (identification and quantification of
proteins), in the knowledge of different aspects of allergy diseases (diagnosis, screening,
monitoring of treatment, protective or risk biomarkers and drug development) and the
advance to define the personalized and molecular medicine in this complex kind of diseases....
Rapid technical advances in medical imaging, including its growing application to
drug/gene therapy and invasive/interventional procedures, have attracted significant
interest in close integration of research in life sciences, medicine, physical sciences
and engineering. This is motivated by the clinical and basic science research requirement
of obtaining more detailed physiological and pathological information about the
body for establishing localized genesis and progression of diseases.
Increasing physiological and psychological impairments with age does not mean that
ageing is equivalent with illness, diseases or dependency. In fact, earlier studies could not
explore that a type or the pathogenesis of diseases is only caused by the ageing process
(Steinhagen-Thiessen & Borchelt 1996). Brody and Schneider (1986) distinguished between
age-dependent and age-related diseases. Age-dependent diseases are involved in the ageing
process and cause the exponentially increasing mortality risk with advanced age, for instance
heart and cerebrovascular diseases.
Chromatography is the separation method for biological molecules from the analytical to the preparative scale. Few of the recent advances in life science, whether in "proteomics" or in the industrial production of recombinant therapeutics, would have been possible without the help of chromatographic separations. Concomitantly, chromatography nowadays stands for much more than a batch column packed with porous particles
These criteria are
classified into its safety profile, performance within the GI tract and technological
aspects of its development. The criteria are further dependent on the specific purpose
of the strain and on the location for the expression of the specific property. With
regards to safety, the probiotic strain must be of human origin, isolated from the
gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of healthy individuals.
There was a need to bring
this information together in a single volume, as much of the key recent developments
have been dispersed throughout the biomedical literature, largely in specialized
journals. Since, as in the past, important developments in immunosuppressive
therapy in one branch of medicine (i.e. transplantation) are likely to benefit another
The field of Pain Medicine has evolved over the last 20 years to include an
increasing array of sophisticated and technologically complex diagnostic and therapeutic
procedures. Concurrent to this advancement has been the development of a
battery of pharmacological options to treat pain, from extended-release formulations
of analgesics to antidepressants and anticonvulsants designed to treat specific types of