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    • Sergi, Consolato M (2022-05-03)
      Metastasis is the dissemination of neoplastic cells from the primary tumor, and their colonization and growth in another part of the body. The process of metastasis is orchestrated by a complex network of biological events, ...
    • Linwood, Simon Lin (2022-04-29)
      Digital health has undergone an astounding transformation since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Almost all fields of medicine have adopted digital technologies to deliver patient care. Rapid advances in artificial ...
    • Czuczwar, Stanislaw J (2022-04-02)
      Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects about 65 million people worldwide. Although antiepileptic drugs provide sufficient control of seizures in approximately 70% of patients with epilepsy, the remaining 30% are ...
    • Gallamini, Andrea; Juweid, Malik (2021-12-28)
      Lymphoma is a group of lymphoid neoplasms originating from B or T lymphocytes. Lymphoma is now the fifth most common cancer in the United States, with a chance of affecting 1:41 men and 1:52 women in their lifetime. The ...
    • Pluta, Ryszard (2021-11-06)
      Cerebral ischemia is one of the most common causes of dementia, which develops in more than half of patients after an ischemic episode. The main mechanism is thought to be pathological changes in the hippocampus, especially ...
    • Grabrucker, Andreas M (2021-08-20)
      Autism spectrum disorders are developmental disorders. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders develop differently. These differences are usually present in social interaction, communication, and sensory processing, and ...
    • Araki, Toshiyuki (2021-07-25)
      Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a fatal, progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by motor neuron cell death in the brain and spinal cord. The typical disease symptom is the rapid loss of muscle control, which ...
    • Dehkharghani, Seena (2021-06-18)
      Stroke remains a global risk to public health, and a pernicious source of mortality and loss of independence in those afflicted. The preceding decade has seen the transformation of the stroke management landscape, with ...
    • Bott, Simon RJ; Ng, Keng Lim (2021-05-27)
      Prostate cancer is a life-altering diagnosis, not just for patients, but for their loved ones as well. Once, prostate cancer was most frequently diagnosed in men in their 60s and 70s; with increasing use of imaging modalities ...
    • Debinski, Waldemar (2021-04-30)
      Gliomas are the primary brain tumors of the central nervous system. The prognosis, especially for high-grade gliomas, is dismal; the treatment of these tumors represents an unmet need in medicine. This book, contributed ...
    • Nakaya, Helder I (2021-03-20)
      Today, a single laboratory can generate a vast amount of biological data. There is a wealth of data already available in public databases, which makes the modern life sciences almost dependent on bioinformatics. This book ...
    • Huang, Xudong (2020-12-19)
      Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of age-related dementia. Alzheimer’s disease presents with irreversible cognitive decline, which commences as insidious short-term memory dysfunction and gradually spreads to ...
    • Wisniewski, Thomas (2019-11-21)
      Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia. With the increasing average age of humans worldwide, the total number of people with dementia is projected to reach 82 million by 2030 and 152 million by 2050. ...
    • Husi, Holger (2019-10-31)
      Our understanding of biology has undergone a revolution in the past 20 years, driven by our ability to capture, store, interrogate and analyze the ever-increasing volumes of ‘omics’ data. Computational Biology, an integrated ...
    • Tirnitz-Parker, Janina EE (2019-10-09)
      Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, has become a major global health problem and is responsible for a steadily increasing number of cancer-related deaths. Although the risk factors for HCC ...
    • Mariani-Costantini, Renato (2019-06-09)
      Paragangliomas and pheochromocytomas are rare tumors of the autonomic nervous system that represent a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. While the classic sites of origin are the adrenal medulla and the autonomic branches ...
    • Stoker, Thomas B; Greenland, Julia C (2018-12-21)
      Parkinson’s disease is an increasingly common neurodegenerative condition, which causes not only dysfunction of movement but also a broad range of nonmotor features, including mood disturbance, sleep dysfunction, autonomic ...
    • Ward, William H; Farma, Jeffrey M (2017-11-30)
      The book provides an up-to-date, concise, multidisciplinary overview of the epidemiology, pathology, and current evidence-based treatment options for patients with all stages of melanoma. These aspects are presented in two ...
    • Zagon, Ian S; McLaughlin, Patricia J (2017-11-08)
      Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurological disorder with devastating, long-term complications. MS is incurable, and most therapies treat only the symptoms leaving the patient with a reduced quality of life for extended ...
    • De Vleeschouwer, Steven (2017-09-20)
      Glioblastoma is the commonest and the most lethal brain tumor. In this book, 71 experts from around the globe come together to give a timely, unique and exhaustive compilation of preclinical and clinical knowledge and ...