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.




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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