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Inflammation Lifestyle And Chronic Diseases

Author : Bharat B. Aggarwal
ISBN : 9781439839904
Genre : Medical
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Oxidative stress and inflammation are among the most important factors of disease. Chronic infections, obesity, alcohol and tobacco usage, radiation, environmental pollutants, and high-calorie diets have been recognized as major risk factors for a variety of chronic diseases from cancer to metabolic diseases. All these risk factors are linked to chronic diseases through inflammation. While short-term, acute inflammation generated by the immune system serves a therapeutic role, chronic low-level inflammation that may persist "silently" for decades is responsible for chronic diseases. Inflammation, Lifestyle, and Chronic Diseases: The Silent Link describes the role of dysregulated inflammation in persistent and recurring diseases. It investigates links to lifestyle and presents research on how the suppression of proinflammatory pathways may provide opportunities for both prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. The book covers neurodegenerative diseases, pulmonary diseases, asthma, rheumatic and arthritic diseases, skin disease, heart disease, chronic wounds, infectious disease, neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression, gastrointestinal diseases, insulin resistance, and cancer, many of which are also diseases of old age. For each chronic disease, contributors review the clinical and scientific literature and examine current and potential therapies, including conventional pharmacotherapies as well as natural products. Noting that the long-term use of steroids and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can cause adverse side effects, many of the chapters address the role of dietary agents such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, pulses, nuts, and spices as ideal anti-inflammatory agents that can be consumed regularly. The book also suggests directions for further research. Clinical and science researchers, students, and health professionals interested in the link between inflammation, lifestyle, and chronic diseases will find this an informative resource.

Lipid Oxidation In Health And Disease

Author : Corinne M. Spickett
ISBN : 9781482202861
Genre : Medical
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Oxidative modification of lipids and phospholipids—including radical damage, halogenation, and nitration—result in significant changes to the chemical properties of the molecules, which in turn have a major effect on their biochemical functions. Lipid oxidation has long been regarded as a deleterious process responsible for lipid rancidity, loss of function, and generation of toxic products. However in recent years, research has also focused on the non-detrimental physiological and pathological effects of these chemical reactions. Lipid Oxidation in Health and Disease provides an up-to-date review of the role of oxidized lipid products in physiological and pathophysiological processes. Covering the diverse topics that contribute to research in this important field, this book explores: The mechanisms of lipid oxidation, both enzymatic and non-enzymatic Antioxidant defenses and lipid oxidation Lipid oxidation products and cell signaling The roles of oxidized lipids in specific diseases—including cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and metabolic disorders, as well as in cancer Drug targeting and the therapeutic potential of oxidized lipids Accurate measurement of the formation of lipid oxidation products and investigation of their biological effects and roles in disease are critical to biomedical science and new targeted therapeutics. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, this book provides a broad survey of both established knowledge and recent findings on the action of oxidized lipid products on cell signaling and gene expression in health and disease.

Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism In Health And Disease

Author : Margreet C M Vissers
ISBN : 9781351650861
Genre : Medical
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Much of the biology of oxidative stress and oxidative signalling centres on the generation and handling of hydrogen peroxide. The overall aim for this book would be to provide an insightful and useful forum to assist with the understanding of the relevance of hydrogen peroxide generation and how this is managed in human biology. The target audience would be those who currently have an interest in the generation of ROS, but who do not have expertise in chemistry, as well as those experts in the chemistry of oxidative stress, but without detailed understanding of the biologically relevant setting. We would aim to bridge the gap in understanding between chemistry and biology.

Mitochondria In Liver Disease

Author : Derick Han
ISBN : 9781482236989
Genre : Medical
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"...excellent, well-organized, and timely." —Lester Packer and Enrique Cardenas, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, from the Series Preface The liver is a vital organ that is responsible for a wide range of functions, most of which are essential for survival. The multitude of functions the liver performs makes it vulnerable to a wide range of diseases. Mitochondrial dysfunction plays an important role in many liver diseases including drug-induced liver injury, alcoholic liver disease, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Mitochondria in Liver Disease gathers the most current research regarding the role of mitochondria in the liver and various diseases to which it is susceptible. The book is separated into two sections, the first of which highlights the latest developments in mitochondrial research. It includes cutting-edge topics such as the regulation of mitochondrial respiration using hydrogen sulfide and the regulation of mitochondrial fusion–fission via the endoplasmic reticulum. The second section reviews the most current research on the role of mitochondria in a wide range of liver diseases. It also addresses novel topics such as the importance of liver mitochondrial constituents as biomarkers of liver injury in plasma and as regulators of the immune system. Mitochondria in Liver Disease represents the current state of knowledge and research on mitochondrial roles in liver diseases. Written by a group of global experts, it provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the latest advances and methods that mark key starting points for future research.

Lehrbuch Der Klinischen Pathophysiologie Komplexer Chronischer Erkrankungen Band 1

Author : Rainer H. Straub
ISBN : 3525450516
Genre : Psychology
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Chronische Erkrankungen weisen einen hohen Komplexitätsgrad auf, es interagieren mehrere Systeme des Organismus, insbesondere das Nervensystem, das endokrine System und das Immunsystem. In diesem Lehrbuch wird ein pathophysiologischer Überblick über die Psycho-Neuro-Endokrino-Immunologie und ihre Rolle in Gesundheit und Krankheit gegeben. Der erste Band stellt die anatomischen und physiologischen Grundlagen dieser Interaktion dar (Zustand der Gesundheit). Der zweite Band diskutiert in einem instruktiven dualen System wichtige und häufige Erkrankungen jeweils vom konventionellen Standpunkt aus und in ihrem innovativen Aspekt der Interaktionen dieser Supersysteme. Die Bände reflektieren interdisziplinäres Denken und damit wesentliche Fortschritte der letzten Jahre im Verständnis von Physiologie und Pathophysiologie. Sie eignen sich für interdisziplinär aufgeschlossene Studenten ebenso wie für engagierte Dozenten und Wissenschaftler.

Einf Hrung In Die Molek Lspektroskopie

Author : Gerhard Herzberg
ISBN : 9783642723049
Genre : Science
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Body And Soul

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ISBN : UCSC:32106019464327
Genre : New Age movement
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Body Soul

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131525953
Genre : New Age movement
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Lehrbuch Der Biologischen Medizin

Author : Hartmut Heine
ISBN : 9783830475453
Genre : Medical
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Das Grundsystem als wissenschaftliche Basis der biologischen Medizin Wo entstehen Krankheiten im Körper und wo setzt eine Therapie am besten an? Die Antwort ist ganz einfach: im Grundsystem. Das System der Grundregulation ist die wissenschaftliche Basis der biologischen Medizin, in ihm werden alle biologischen Vorgänge reguliert. Eine Störung der Grundregulation hat grundlegende Bedeutung bei der Krankheitsentwicklung insbesondere chronischer Erkrankungen oder von Tumoren. Das Grundsystem bildet auch die gemeinsame theoretische und funktionelle Basis einer Vielzahl komplementärmedizinischer Methoden. Dieses Lehrbuch ist eine gut strukturierte, ausführliche Einführung in dieses komplexe Erklärungsmodell. Es beschreibt die regulativen Zusammenhänge des Grundsystems, gibt Hinweise für die Therapie und stellt die Bezüge zu einzelnen Therapieverfahren her. Die 4. Auflage wurde komplett überarbeitet und um neue Erkenntnisse aus der Regulations- und Tumorforschung erweitert. Das Grundlagenwerk zum tieferen Verständnis der biologischen Medizin.

Mediale Medizin

Author : Anthony William
ISBN : 9783641183905
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Seit seiner Kindheit besitzt Anthony William eine einzigartige Gabe: Ein göttlicher Geist flüstert ihm äußerst präzise Informationen zum Gesundheitszustand seiner Mitmenschen ins Ohr. Diese medialen Botschaften zeigen nicht nur, an welcher Krankheit der Betroffene leidet, sondern auch, wie er wieder vollständig gesund wird – und sind dem heutigen Stand der Medizin oft um Lichtjahre voraus. Dieses Buch enthält erstmals das revolutionäre Heilwissen, das sich Anthony William in seiner langjährigen, erfolgreichen Praxis als medizinisches Medium erwarb. Es zeigt die wahren Ursachen von Krankheiten, die in der Medizinwissenschaft als chronisch oder unheilbar gelten, wie beispielsweise Rheumatoide Arthritis, Multiple Sklerose, Typ-2-Diabetes, hormonelle Erkrankungen, chronisches Müdigkeitssyndrom oder Borreliose. Neben der Ursache benennt William einfache, leicht gangbare Wege der Heilung: Detox, Superfoods, Ernährungstipps und eine reinigende 28-tägige Heilkur.

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