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New and Published Books

  1. Atlas of Genodermatoses, Second Edition

    By Gianluca Tadini, Michela Brena, Carlo Gelmetti, Lidia Pezzani

    Diagnosing a genetic skin disease can sometimes be a difficult task for a dermatologist. This is especially true for genodermatoses-generally considered rare diseases seldom seem by practicing clinicians. As a result, professionals often have little experience with their diagnosis. The Atlas of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Childhood Adversity and Developmental Effects

    An International, Cross-Disciplinary Approach

    Edited by Lisa Albers Prock

    Child trauma and violence is not an issue that is constrained to one nationality or one ethnicity. A staggering number of children around the world are subjected to violence and abuse, both domestic and political. The current volume examines the issue of developmental trauma from a variety of...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  3. School Nutrition and Activity

    Impacts on Well-Being

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally. This insightful compendium provides valuable information and assesses the research foundations behind several school initiatives to help combat the epidemic of obesity in children and adolescents, particularly using...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

    Why Are Our Children Obese—And What Can We Do About It?

    Edited by Peter D. Vash

    Child obesity is a serious condition that affects children around the world in growing numbers. With obesity comes an increased risk of other chronic diseases as well, making it even more important to understand and treat this condition from a variety of angles. This current volume seeks to...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  5. Everyday Environmental Toxins

    Children’s Exposure Risks

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    This collection of timely chapters presents a nuanced study of environmental toxins and the risks they pose to children’s development. The book details the impact of a number of commonplace environmental toxins, focusing on everyday exposure to tobacco smoke, lead, pesticides, and flame retardants....

    Published March 16th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Muscular and Skeletal Anomalies in Human Trisomy in an Evo-Devo Context

    Description of a T18 Cyclopic Fetus and Comparison Between Edwards (T18), Patau (T13) and Down (T21) Syndromes Using 3-D Imaging and Anatomical Illustrations

    By Rui Diogo, Christopher M. Smith, Janine M. Ziermann, Julia Molnar, Marjorie C. Gondre-Lewis, Corinne Sandone, Edward T. Bersu, Mohammed Ashraf Aziz

    This book focuses on human anatomy and medicine and specifically on both muscular and skeletal birth defects in humans with trisomy. Moreover, this book also deals with Down syndrome, which is one of the most studied human syndromes and, due to its high incidence and the fact that individuals with...

    Published February 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Prenatal and Childhood Nutrition

    Evaluating the Neurocognitive Connections

    Edited by Cindy Croft

    Nutrition is not only a basic need that all humans have to sustain life, but it is also critical to successful early development. This research compendium lends deeper insights into the links between nutrition and healthy brain function—and from the reverse perspective, between nutrition and...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  8. The Complexity of Adolescent Obesity

    Causes, Correlates, and Consequences

    Edited by Peter D. Vash

    The research contained in this valuable compendium offers a much-needed perspective on one of the most dangerous health crises our world faces today: obesity. Obesity has become an epidemic, a fact frequently discussed in the media, with many references to both childhood and adult obesity. These...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Individual Paediatrics

    Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Aspects of Diagnosis and Counseling -- Anthroposophic-homeopathic Therapy, Fourth Edition

    By Georg Soldner, Herrmann Michael Stellman

    In the medical treatment of children and teenagers and the accompaniment of their parents, alternative therapies, homoeopathy, anthroposophic medicine, psychology and psychosomatics play an ever greater role alongside conventional, science-based medicine. Before a therapy can be successful, an...

    Published May 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Perinatal Growth and Nutrition

    Edited by Ian J. Griffin

    Preterm infants grow poorly after birth and very commonly develop ex utero growth restriction (EUGR). However, the risks and benefits of catch-up growth in preterm infants must be weighed, and evidence addressing this warrants examination. Perinatal Growth and Nutrition explores the reasons for...

    Published May 13th 2014 by CRC Press