The first reference to collect the latest research and reviews on the treatment and pathogenesis of heart disease in AIDS patients, this reference attempts to improve the diagnosis, management, and therapy of HIV-associated heart failure by studying the prolonged effects of immunosuppression and...
Published August 28th 2013 by CRC Press
Vitamin E Beyond Tocopherols, Second Edition
The first 90 years of vitamin E research has produced prolific and notable discoveries, but until the last few decades, attention has been given mostly to the biological activities and underlying mechanisms of alpha-tocopherol, which we now know is one of more than eight vitamin E isomers....
Published September 5th 2012 by CRC Press
Melatonin is a powerful hormone and antioxidant with numerous effects on the metabolism and the health of humans. Available as a dietary supplement in the United States since 1993, it is one of the most popular over-the-counter alternative remedies available. Comprising contributions from...
Published August 25th 2011 by CRC Press
Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of...
Published July 22nd 2011 by CRC Press
Series: Modern Nutrition
Recognition and understanding of the special nutrition problems of the aged is changing along with the growing number of the elderly in the general population. In the eight years since the first edition of the Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged was originally published, both economic changes and...
Published December 12th 2010 by CRC Press
Cancer Treatment and Prevention
Though there is considerable historical and anecdotal record for the use and efficacy of the cancer preventative properties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs, modern healthcare professionals require scientific evidence and verifiable results to make defensible decisions on the benefits, risks, and...
Published November 11th 2010 by CRC Press
Fatty Acids in Health Promotion and Disease Causation focuses on heart disease and the role that fatty acids can play in its prevention and causation. It provides information on special populations, Native Americans, stroke, and cardiac injury as examples of areas where...
Published January 27th 2010 by AOCS Publishing
Well-illustrated throughout and with in-depth analyses, Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and the Liver provides a holistic understanding of the causative elements that precipitate liver disease and the nutritional factors and regimens that reverse deteriorating hepatic function. This up-to-date resource...
Published September 14th 2009 by CRC Press
Series: Modern Nutrition
Detailed Review of Nutritional Therapies Used to Combat Elderly Health Issues The combination of the aging baby-boomer generation and their increased longevity has been fortunately met with increased research and greater understanding of health promotion and disease prevention in the elderly....
Published October 20th 2008 by CRC Press
Vitamin E Beyond Tocopherols
A New Avenue of Research Beyond Traditional Studies of Vitamin E In the current literature, more than 95% of all studies of vitamin E are directed toward the specific exploration of the bioactive component a-tocopherol. Until recently, there has been a dearth of research into non-tocopherol...
Published August 26th 2008 by CRC Press