Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 62


Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease
BISAC: MED000000

This book contains seven selected chapters covering advances in health and disease. Chapter One reviews the properties of plasmids and their role in human diseases. Chapter Two examines chronic kidney disease and its disturbances on the gastrointestinal system. Chapter Three reviews ginsenosides and their health benefits as well as their role in disease prevention. Chapter Four discusses how first-generation somatostatin analogues changes the outcome of acromegaly. Chapter Five is an overview of the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus and its impact on the gastrointestinal system. Chapter Six is a narrative review of superior mesenteric venous thrombosis. Chapter Seven is an overview of hub genes and their role in myocardial ischemia, additionally it is discussed how exercise can modulate, improve, and reverse these pathways.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Plasmids and Their Role in Human Diseases
Anukul Paul, Sriradha Ganguli and Ranadhir Chakraborty
OMICS Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, University of North Bengal, Siliguri, West Bengal, India

Chapter 2. Chronic Kidney Disease and Gastrointestinal System Disturbances
Alparslan Ersoy, MD, Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Bursa Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey

Chapter 3. Ginsenosides: Health Benefits and Role in Disease Prevention
Li Huang, PhD, Hui-Jing Li, PhD, and Yan-Chao Wu, PhD
Weihai Key Laboratory of Active Factor of Marine Products, Weihai Marine Organism and Medical Technology Research Institute, Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai, P. R. China

Chapter 4. How First-Generation Somatostatin Analogues (SSAs) Changed the Outcome of Acromegaly
Giulia Maida1, Alessandro Brunetti1, Giacomo Cristofolini1, Andrea Saladino2 and Renato Cozzi3
1Endocrinology, Diabetology and Andrology Unit, IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Milan, Italy
2Division of Neurosurgery (NCH 1), IRCCS Foundation Neurological Institute “Carlo Besta,” Milan, Italy
3SC Endocrinology Great Metropolitan Hospital Niguarda Milan, Milan, Italy

Chapter 5. Diabetes Mellitus and the Gastrointestinal System
Canan Ozyardimci Ersoy1 and Alparslan Ersoy2
Bursa Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Bursa, Turkey
2Bursa Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Bursa, Turkey

Chapter 6. Superior Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis: A Narrative Review
Yee-Huang Ku1 and Wen-Liang Yu2,3
1Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan, Taiwan
2Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan City, Taiwan
3Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei City, Taiwan

Chapter 7. Hub Genes and Their Role in Myocardial Ischemia and How Exercise Can Modulate, Improve, and Reverse These Pathways
Navid Abedpoor1,2, Farzaneh Tahian1 and Fatemeh Hajibabaie2
Department of Sports Physiology, Faculty of Sports Sciences,
Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
2Department of Physiology, Medicinal Plants Research Center,
Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran


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