Human Genetics

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Ricki Lewis 2015 When I wrote the first edition of this book, in 1992, I could never have imagined that today, thousands of people would have had their genomes sequenced. Nor could I have imagined, when the first genomes were sequenced a decade later, that the process could take under a day, for less than $1,000. Of course, understanding all the […]

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Langman’s Medical Embryology

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T. W. Sadler 2015 Every student will be affected by pregnancy, either their m other’s, because what happens  in the womb does no t necessarily stay in the womb, or by someone else’s. As health care professionals, you will often encounter women of childbearing age who may be pregnant, or  you may have children of your […]

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Embryology

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Ronald W. Dudek 2014 The sixth edition of BRS Embryology includes improvements based on suggestions and comments from the many medical students who have used this book in preparation for the USMLE Step 1 examination and those students who have reviewed the book. I pay close attention to these suggestions and comments in order to improve the quality […]

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Genetic Disorders and the Fetus

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EDITED BY Aubrey Milunsky Jeff M. Milunsky 2016 Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment The seductive nature of novel technologies that introduce new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic avenues is at once appealing, exciting and inherently risky. A faster, sleeker, cheaper ship may flounder on the hidden rocks of uncertainty. The primary destination may be reached with greater speed and efficiency, only to end accountable for initially […]

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Genes and the Motivation to Use Substances

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Scott F. Stoltenberg Editor 2014 We are proud to offer this volume from the 61st Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. The volume editor is Scott Stoltenberg, who coordinated the symposium that led to this volume including selecting and inviting the contributors. I sincerely thank Professor Stoltenberg and the contributors for an outstanding series of papers on the influence of genetic […]

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Rare Diseases Epidemiology

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Manuel Posada de la Paz· Stephen C. Groft Editors 2010 With this sentence, the famous epidemiologist Professor Olli S. Miettinen began his personal reflection on the future of the epidemiology [1]. He sought to highlight the fact that the role of the epidemiologist should be mainly focused on aetiological research.

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Principles of Clinical Cancer Genetics: A Handbook from the Massachusetts General Hospital

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Daniel C. Chung ● Daniel A. Haber Editors 2010 Cancer is fundamentally a genetic disorder, and the rapid accumulation of insights into the broad spectrum of genetic alterations that underlie human cancers has been staggering. Equally exciting has been the translation of many of these insights into the clinical management of patients with cancer or at high risk […]

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Origin of Cancers

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Shi-Ming Tu 2010 Clinical Perspectives and Implications of a Stem-Cell Theory of Cancer This book is a treatise about the origin of cancers. I would like to convince readers that the basic tenets of the theory of a stem-cell origin of cancers also constitute a unified theory of cancer.

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