Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 115

Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology
BISAC: MED000000



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The chapters in this volume present the latest developments in medicine and biology. Chapters One studies Kleine-Levin syndrome. Chapter Two reviews stress, hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal dysfunction, inflammation, and psychomotor disability in preterm birth infants. Chapter Three discusses the cellular and molecular basis of fibrogenesis. Chapter Four examines the role of ocular melanin, melanosomes and melanocytes in eye functionality. Chapter Five focuses on hypopituitarism especially on the clinical feature, pathogenesis, and treatment of these novel conditions of hypophysitis. Chapter Six discusses benign and malignant anorectal pathology. Chapter Seven analyzes the medical and surgical management of hemorrhoids. Chapter Eight introduces and reviews computer aided drug designing. Chapter Nine discusses the occurrence and risk assessment of organochlorine pesticides in seafood. Chapter Ten gathers and describes information about trans fats and their regulation in Mexico in over the last ten years. Chapter Eleven analyzes the legislation, consumption and potential replacement solutions of trans fat in Argentina.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)


Chapter 1. Kleine-Levin Syndrome
J.J. Ortega-Albás, D. Leal, A. Martínez, and S. Carratalá (Universitary General Hospital of Castellón, Castellón de la Plana, Spain)

Chapter 2. Stress, HPA Dysfunction, Inflammation, and Psychomotor Disability in Preterm Birth Infants
Masato Kantake (Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan)

Chapter 3. Fibrogenesis: Cellular and Molecular Basis
Sha Li, Ning Wang and Yibin Feng (School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China)

Chapter 4. Melanin and Vision: The Role of Ocular Melanin, Melanosomes and Melanocytes in the Eye Functionality
F. Solano (Dept. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology B and LAIB-IMIB. School of Medicine. University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain)

Chapter 5. Emerging Pathophysiology of Hypopituitarism
Genzo Iguchi and Yutaka Takahashi (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

Chapter 6. Benign and Malignant Anorectal Pathology: A Review Based on MRI
Roberto Fornell-Perez and Maria Carmen Gonzalez-Dominguez (Department of Radiodiagnosis, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Insular - Materno Infantil, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain)

Chapter 7. The Management of Haemorrhoids Includes Both Medical and Surgical Treatment
Belén Manso-Abajo, Jaime Ruíz-Tóvar, David Alías, Ana Moreno, Gustavo Díaz, Ignacio Robles, and Manuel Durán (Department of surgery, ReyJuan Carlos Hospital, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 8. Computer Aided Drug Designing: A Safari to Drug Formulation
Usman Ali Ashfaq, Muhammad Riaz and Erum Yasmeen (Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan and others)

Chapter 9. Organochlorine Pesticides in Seafood: Occurrence and Risk Assessment
Maria Luz Maia, Luísa Correia-Sá, Sara Sousa, Virgínia Cruz Fernandes, Cristina Delerue-Matos, and Valentina F Domingues (Requimte/LAQV – Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Porto, Portugal)

Chapter 10. Trans Fats and their Regulation in Mexico
Victoria Eugenia Bolado García, Gabriela Blasco López, José Luis Castillo Hernández, María del Rosario Rivera Barragán, and María Guadalupe Castro Martínez (Faculty of Nutrition, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Veracruz. México, and others)

Chapter 11. Trans Fat Scenario in Argentina: Legislation, Consumption, and Potential Replacement Solutions
Manuel Durán, Ana Carolina Rodríguez-Negrette, María José Rodríguez-Batiller and María Lidia Herrera (Instituto de Tecnología en Polímeros y Nanotecnología (ITPN-CONICET), University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina)


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