Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 36


Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease

BISAC: MED000000

Advances in Health and Disease – Volume 36 focuses on the latest research on medicine and health. The chapters cover managing kidney disease in gout; vancomycin encapsulated in nanocarriers as therapy for infections caused by resistant bacteria; the etiopathogenesis, evaluation and management outcomes for neutropenia; air pollution and bone mineral density and a review of the literature on health care access and health care utilization on infant mortality rates.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Vancomycin Encapsulated in Nanocarriers as Therapy for Infections Caused by Antibiotic-Resistant Gram-Positive Bacteria
(Iago Dillion Lima Cavalcanti, Luís André de Almeida Campos, José Cleberson Santos Soares, Mariane Cajubá de Britto Lira Nogueira, and Isabella Macário Ferro Cavalcanti – Laboratory of Immunopathology Keizo Asami (LIKA), Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Recife, Pernambuco Brazil et al.)

Chapter 2. Neutropenia: Etiopathogenesis, Evaluation and Management Outcomes
(Subash Chandra Raj, Annuroopa Mahapatra, Kaushik Patnaik and Shaheda Tabassum – Department of Periodontics, S. C. B Govt Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India)

Chapter 3. Potential Infections and Zoonotic Diseases Transmitted by Small Laboratory Mammals
(Kordiyeh Hamidi, Anahita Hamidi and Rubén Bueno-Marí – Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran et al.)

Chapter 4. Air Pollution and Bone Mineral Density
(Sadegh Baradaran Mahdavi and Roya Kelishadi – Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Student Research Committee, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non-Communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran et al.)

Chapter 5. Healthcare Access and Utilization and Infant Mortality Rates: A Systematic Review
(Angelica M. Hardee, Keith A. King, Rebecca A. Vidourek and Ashley L. Merianos – American Heart Association, Cincinnati, OH, US et al.)

Chapter 6. Managing Kidney Disease in Gout
(Edith B. Yeung, Ritika D. Sundaram, and Martin E. Perry – School of Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK)


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