Offers a comprehensive presentation of the discipline of neuroscience, from molecules to cognition. This book builds from an introductory section that includes fundamental neuroanatomy and covers cellular and molecular neuroscience, development, sensory systems, motor systems, regulatory systems, and behavioral and cognitive neuroscience.
Enables nonstatisticians to better understand research processes and statistics' role in these processes. This title offers real-life case studies and provides a practical, 'how to' guide to biomedical R&D. It delineates the statistical building blocks and concepts of clinical trials.
Provides an overview of the supply and use of nutrients in the human body and how the body regulates intake. This book features chapters that details the principles determining digestion and absorption of food ingredients and how these compounds and their metabolites get into the brain, cross the placenta and pass through the kidneys.
Offers reviews of the metabolic and nutritional disorders that are prevalent in patients with renal disease. This book provides a common language for nephrologists, nutritionists, and other interested physicians to discuss the underlying research and translation of practices for the nutritional management and prevention of renal disease.
Behavior is shaped by both genetics and experience - nature and nurture. This book synthesizes research from behavioral genetics and animal and veterinary science, bridging the gap between these fields. It shows that principles of behavioral genetics have practical applications to agricultural and companion animals.
Addresses how technological advances in genomics are shaping how we diagnose and treat cancer. This book concludes with "Future Directions", examining the next great challenges to face the field of cancer genomics, namely the contribution of non-coding RNAs to disease pathogenesis and the interaction of the human genome with the environment.
Neurotherapy, sometimes called EEG biofeedback and/or neurobiofeedback involves techniques designed to manipulate brain waves through non-invasive means and are used as treatment for a variety of psychological and medical disorders. This book introduces specific techniques, related equipment and necessary training for the clinical practitioner.