Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 181


Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology

BISAC: MED000000

This book includes five chapters, each representing a recent advancement in medicine and biology. Chapter One discusses future aspects of sports medicine and their applications. Chapter Two deals with clinical visual impairment in the elderly population resulting from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. Chapter Three reviews recent promising alternatives to protamine, which is currently used as a heparin antagonist but can cause dangerous side effects. Chapter Four describes the factors responsible for the development of diseases such as SARS, MERS, and Ebola. Finally, Chapter Five discusses the future applications of Drosophila melanogaster in neurobehavioral studies.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Future Aspects of Sports Medicine
(Tansel Uyar, Betül Bozdoğan and Emir Baki Denkbaş – Biomedical Engineering Department, Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey, et al.)

Chapter 2. Clinical Visual Impairment in Neurodegenerative Disease
(Richard A. Armstrong – Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK)

Chapter 3. Heparin Antagonists: Alternatives to Protamine
(Lauren Chin, Andrew Park, Atnasia Mekonnen and Andrew K. Udit – Department of Chemistry, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, US)

Chapter 4. Immunological Responses with Reference to Antibody towards Viruses and Re-Emerging Viruses
(Raveena Ann Alex, Soumya Nair and Jayanthi Abraham – Microbial Biotechnology Laboratory, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India)

Chapter 5. Drosophila melanogaster as a Model Organism for Neurobehavioural Studies
(Shilpa Olakkaran, Anupama Kizhakke Purayil, Anet Antony and Gurushankara Hunasanahally Puttaswamygowda – Department of Zoology, School of Biological Sciences, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, India)


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