Principles Of Gender-specific Medicine: Gender In The Genomic Era

Hardcover | May 26, 2017

byMarianne J. Legato

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Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine: Gender in the Genomic Era, Third Edition focuses on the essentials of gender-specific medicine and the current research on sex and gender differences in human physiology and pathophysiology. All chapters progress translationally from basic science to clinical applications of gender-specific therapies, drugs or treatments. Sections on drug metabolism, aging and meta-analysis of data are incorporated into all disease-specific chapters. This book is essential reading for all researchers and graduate students who research and/or teach gender-specific medicine or sex-based biology. Any practitioner who does primary care and needs information about sex and gender concepts will also find it useful as it discusses the important areas of diagnosis, treatment, pharmacology and outcomes by sex. Offers insight into how the gender-specific risks of one organ system's disease affects the health of other organ systems Outlines the sex-specific differences of normal anatomy and physiology Illustrates the gender-specific features and quantifies gender and sex as risk factors across all major diseases Qualifies and analyzes the results of new drug therapies designed with gender-specific differences in mind Reviews how new NIH guidelines on sex-specific research will change pre-clinical research and analysis of research results

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Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine: Gender in the Genomic Era, Third Edition focuses on the essentials of gender-specific medicine and the current research on sex and gender differences in human physiology and pathophysiology. All chapters progress translationally from basic science to clinical applications of gender-specific thera...

Dr. Marianne Legato is the founder and director of The Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University and an internationally known academic physician, author, lecturer, and specialist in gender-specific medicine.This partnership is the first collaboration between academic medicine and the private sector focused solely ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:792 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 26, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128035064

ISBN - 13:9780128035061

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Section 1: Gender in Normal Development Section 2: Gender in the Nervous System Section 3: Gender in the Cardiovascular and Hematologic Systems Section 4: Gender in the Pulmonary System Section 5: Gender in the Renal and Gastrointestinal Systems Section 6: Gender in the Reproductive System Section 7: Gender in Oncology Section 8: Gender in Infectious Disease Section 9: Gender in the Immune System Section 10: Gender in the Endocrine and Musculoskeletal Systems