Human Physiology, Biochemistry And Basic Medicine

Hardcover | October 20, 2015

byLaurence A. Cole, Peter R. KramerEditorLaurence A. Cole

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Human Physiology, Biochemistry and Basic Medicine is a unique perspective that draws together human biology, physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, and cell biology in one comprehensive volume. In this way, it is uniquely qualified to address the needs of the emerging field of humanology, a holistic approach to understanding the biology of humans and how they are distinguished from other animals. Coverage starts with human anatomy and physiology and the details of the workings of all parts of the male and female body. Next, coverage of human biochemistry and how sugars, fats, and amino acids are made and digested is discussed, as is human basic medicine, covering the science of diseases and human evolution and pseudo-evolution. The book concludes with coverage of basic human nutrition, diseases, and treatments, and contains broad coverage that will give the reader an understanding of the entire human picture. Covers the physiology, anatomy, nutrition, biochemistry and cell biology of humans, showing how they are distinguished from other animals Includes medical literature and internet references, example test questions, and a list of pertinent words at the end of each chapter Provides unique perspective into all aspects of what makes up and controls humans

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Human Physiology, Biochemistry and Basic Medicine is a unique perspective that draws together human biology, physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, and cell biology in one comprehensive volume. In this way, it is uniquely qualified to address the needs of the emerging field of humanology, a holistic approach to understanding the biology ...

Dr. Cole has served on the journal editorial board from 1994-2001 as the Editor of Trophoblast Disease Update. He has written more than 100 articles on hCG structure, physiology and immunoassay and on clinical applications of hCG or hCG-related molecules. He has a 1.17 FWCI in the Medicine category of SciVal where he has published thro...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface
Section 1: Human Body Formed by Units
1.1. The Cell
1.2. Sugar, Lipid and Protein biochemistry
1.3. ATP and the animal power supply
1.4 DNA and Human Genetics
Section 2: Human Framework
2.1. The Skeleton
2.2. Skin, Ligament and Muscles
2.3. Apoptosis, Growth and Aging
Section 3: Human Organs
3.1. Endocrine system
3.2. The Heart and Circulation
3.3. The Brain and Nervous System
3.4. The Digestive System, Liver, Stomach, Pancreas and Intestines
3.5. The Kidney Filtration System
3.6. Sex and Reproductive Systems, Male
3.7. Sex and Reproductive Systems, Female
3.8. Human pregnancy and childbirth
3.9 Sensory Organs
3.10 Nervous System
Section 4: Human Evolution and Pseudo-Evolution
4.1. Human evolution from primates
4.2. Modern human pseudo-evolution, civilization and industrialization
4.3 Human Language and Genealogy
Section 5: Human Nutrition
5.1 is Vitamins and dietary essentials
5.2 Obesity
5.3 Human diet
Section 6: Human Diseases and Treatments
6.1. Genetic defects
6.2. Bacteria, Virus, Fungi and Infectious Diseases
6.3. Cancers and carcinogenesis