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Aetiology of Obesity: The Role of Genes and Hormones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
A fully researched and referenced book describing the role of genes and hormones in the aetiology (origins and causes) of obesity. Now described as our 'obesogenic' environment the book discusses the increasing number of genes and hormones identified as having a role in our globally-soaring obesity levels. A must-read for anyone with an interest in obesity seeking to understand underlying causes.
Dumping Iron
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
High iron is dangerous to health. The condition is often hereditary. Unless one has blood tested for iron level it might not be detected until one's health is seriously impaired. Excess iron can promote cancer growth and other problems. This book reveals how the author quickly reduced his excess iron significantly. It offers information to discuss with one's health care professional.
Fanconi Anemia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Fanconi Anemia teaches you about the causes, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, prognosis and prevention for this inherited disorder.
The HLRCC Handbook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer (HLRCC) is a very rare genetic condition that was named in 2002. This handbook has been created to help educate and support all those impacted by HLRCC. HLRCC was formerly known as Reed's Syndrome.
Silver Linings on Dark Clouds
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My Life with Alport's Syndrome: A personal story of life with kidney failure, from diagnosis to dialysis and finally, transplant. Facing uncaring healthcare and social services systems while fighting against a genetic disease that causes kidney failure, extreme fatigue, hearing loss and eventually death unless treated.
My Dyslexic Journey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
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A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
Living with Congenital Ptosis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Being born with congenital ptosis is often the first struggle of many people's lives. It is an often over-looked and under-researched birth defect that has major influences on a person's self-esteem. Do you have congenital ptosis? I do. Join me as I share my story with you.
A Simple Guide to Genetic Diseases
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
A genetic disease is a disease caused by a abnormal form of a gene called a variation or a change of a gene called a mutation. Genetic disorders can be caused 1. by a mutation in one gene (monogenetic disorder) Monogenetic disorders are relatively rare and are caused by a mutation in a single gene. The mutation may be present on one or both chromosomes (one chromosome from each parent)
What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)—But You Really Should Know
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
You or someone you care about has been diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease. What now? Well, if PKD is your road and you must travel it, here is a travel guide by an experienced traveler, with notes on what to do, what to eat and what sights not to miss. All roads have potholes and PKD is no different. So, if you’re buckled up, let’s see how many of them we can help you miss.
Wilson's Disease: Causes, Tests and Treatment Options
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Andale LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Copper or Cuprum is a trace mineral, considered to play a vital role in maintaining normal processes within the body. From being an antioxidant, a free-radical fighter, it becomes a deadly poison, a threat to life. This is what happens in Wilson’s Disease. This must-have book outlines the causes, diagnostic tests and treatment options for the disease.
Retinitis Pigmentosa: Causes, Tests, and Treatment Options
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by Andale LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Retinitis pigmentosa can lead in some cases to total blindness. Some of the most severe signs do not happen until early adulthood. Symptoms of RP include tunnel vision, night blindness, glare or light problems, double vision, cataracts, and decreased visual acuity. While there is no cure for RP, several treatment options are available to help you manage the disease.
Achondroplasia: Causes, Tests, and Treatment Options
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by Andale LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Achondroplasia is a genetic abnormality resulting in short stature and other physical defects. A variety of tests can discover the mutated gene, both inside and outside the womb. Various treatment options, including bone-lengthening procedures and other surgeries. This must-have book guides you through the disorder, including causes, tests and treatment options.
Gilbert's Syndrome: Causes, Tests and Treatment Options
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by Andale LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
If you or a loved one is suffering from this common disorder, there are treatment options that can help. This must-have book contains information about a wide range of treatments for Gilbert's Syndrome, from dietary changes to unconventional therapies like meditation and yoga.
Neurofibromatosis: Causes, Tests and Treatment Options
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Andale LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Neurofibromatosis is a disease that disturbs the proper growth of the cells of your nervous system. It is genetic, which means that you may suffer from it because one or both of your parents had this disease. So far, there is no definite cure for neurofibromatosis. However, researchers and clinicians have discovered new ways to treat patients with specific neurofibromatosis-related problems.