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  1. Regenerating Bodies

    Tissue and Cell Therapies in the Twenty-First Century

    By Julie Kent

    Series: Genetics and Society

    This exciting book examines how human tissues and cells are being exchanged, commodified and commercialized by new health technologies. Through a discussion of emergent global ‘tissue economies’ the author explores the social dynamics of innovation in the fields of tissue engineering and stem cell...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    By Francisco Ortega

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Birkbeck Law Press

  3. Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Biodental Engineering II

    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge, J.C. Reis Campos, Joao Manuel R.S. Tavares, Mario A.P. Vaz, Sónia M. Santos

    Dentistry is a branch of medicine with its own peculiarities and very diverse areas of action, which means that it can be considered as an interdisciplinary field. BIODENTAL ENGINEERING II contains the full papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Biodental Engineering (BioDENTAL...

    Published November 5th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing IV

    VIPIMAGE 2013

    Edited by Joao Manuel RS Tavares, Jorge R.M. Natal

    Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. VIPIMAGE 2013 contains invited lectures and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2013 - IV ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, 14-16 October 2013). International...

    Published October 1st 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images III

    Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

    Edited by Paolo Di Giamberardino, Daniela Iacoviello, João Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge

    Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications III contains all contributions presented at the International Symposium CompIMAGE 2012 - Computational Modelling of Object Presented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications (Rome, Italy, 5-7...

    Published August 24th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Fundamentals of Medical Ultrasonics

    By Michiel Postema

    Ultrasonic imaging is an economic, reliable diagnostic technique. Owing to recent therapeutic applications, understanding the physical principles of medical ultrasonics is becoming increasingly important. Covering the basics of elasticity, linear acoustics, wave propagation, nonlinear acoustics,...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Technology and Medical Sciences

    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge, Joao Manuel RS Tavares, Marcos Pinotti Barbosa, Alan Peter Slade

    The use of more robust, affordable, and efficient techniques and technologies in the application of medicine is presently a subject of huge interest and demand. Technology and Medical Sciences solidifies knowledge in the fields of technology and medical sciences and to define their key stakeholders...

    Published January 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. The New Genetics and The Public's Health

    By Robin Bunton, Alan Petersen

    The rapid advancement of genetic science, fuelled by the Human Genome Project and other related initiatives, promises a new kind of public health practice based on the pre-detection of disease according to calculations of genetic risk. This book by two well-known sociologists: * explores the...

    Published December 13th 2001 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Technology and Medical Sciences VII
    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge
    To Be Published September 1st 2014

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