Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 47


Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease
BISAC: MED000000

This compilation presents some of the latest research in health and disease. Chapter One provides insight into the ophthalmic manifestations of dyslipidemia and how they may be managed concomitantly, with particular reference to the statins and their efficacy. Chapter Two proposes the application of personalized medicine for the treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Chapter Three summarizes the main studies in the field of psychological interventions for bariatric surgery patients exploring the advances on new online therapeutic and management strategies, and personalized medicine including stepped care approaches. Chapter Four examines the relationship between interpersonal stressors, coping with interpersonal stress, and sleep disorders focused on gender. Finally, Chapter Five describes the impact of exercises using a foam roller to reduce back pain in scoliosis patients.

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Chapter 1. Ophthalmic Manifestations Associated with Dyslipidaemia and Their Management
(Kenneth G-J Ooi – Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney Eye Hospital Campus, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Chapter 2. Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia towards a Personalized Medicine to Promote Physical and Mental Health
(Giuseppe Marano, Marianna Mazza, Emanuele Vivarelli, Luigi Di Martino, Fabiana Agostini, Giulio Passali, Gabriele Sani, Roberto Pola and Eleonora Gaetani – Institute of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Geriatrics, Neuroscience and Orthopedics, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy, et al.)

Chapter 3. Alternative Healthcare Delivery Strategies to Prevent Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery
(M. de Lourdes, E. Conceição, and P.P. Machado – School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)

Chapter 4. Gender Differences and Similarities in the Relationship between and Coping with Interpersonal Stressors, and Sleep Disorders in Employees
(Tsukasa Kato – Department of Social Psychology, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 5. Use of Foam Roller for Myofascial Release Together with Postural Control for Reducing Back Pain in Scoliosis Patients: An Exercise Protocol
(Olga López-Torres, José Manuel Espinazo-Borja and Amelia Guadalupe-Grau – ImFINE Research Group, Department of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Science, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)


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