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Hysteria  

Hysteria: The Rise of an Enigma
Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience, Vol. 35

This book offers an enthralling and informative read for neurologists, psychiatrists, and psychologists, as well as for general physicians, historians, and everyone interested in the developments of one of the most intriguing conditions in medicine.

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Concussion  

Concussion
Progress in Neurological Surgery, Vol. 28

In answer to the growing need for early diagnosis, evaluation, and management of concussion, this publication provides a comprehensive overview of the causes of mild traumatic brain injury or concussion, newer methods to evaluate it as well as current and evolving multimodality management strategies.

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Cardiovascular Issues in Endocrinology  

Cardiovascular Issues in Endocrinology
Frontiers of Hormone Research, Vol. 43

This book will give both researchers and clinicians an excellent update on cardiovascular complications caused by endocrine diseases, as well as provide insight into the use of hormones as treatment tools in more controversial areas.

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Proteomics and Metabolomics in Psychiatry  

Proteomics and Metabolomics in Psychiatry
Advances in Biological Psychiatry, Vol. 29

Compiling data generated by proteomics and metabolomics about psychiatric disorders, this publication indicates the next steps to discover biomarkers and understand psychiatric disorders more comprehensively. It is valuable reading for psychiatrists, neuroscientists and analytical chemists interested in the basics of proteomics and metabolomics.

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History of Allergy  

History of Allergy
Chemical Immunology and Allergy, Vol. 100

This book presents a detailed and varied historical overview of the field of allergology. Particular highlights are the personal reflections of and interviews with a number of pioneers in allergy, including F. Austen, J. Bienenstock, K. Blaser, A. de Weck, A.W. Frankland, K. Ishizaka, and many more.

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Karger Gazette No. 73  

Karger Gazette No. 73
Anatomy and Art through the Ages

Featuring articles on Andreas Vesalius, his times and his ground-breaking atlas 'De humani corporis fabrica', art and the science of appearance, history of medicine's importance today, and medical art and illustration.

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Vesalius: The Fabric of the Human Body  

Vesalius: The Fabric of the Human Body

An Annotated Translation of the 1543 and 1555 Editions of "De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem", by D.H. Garrison and M.H. Hast

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