Developmental and Fetal Origins of Differences in Monozygotic Twins

Developmental and Fetal Origins of Differences in Monozygotic Twins
Author: Alexandra Matias,Isaac Blickstein
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2020-05-15
ISBN 10: 0128203072
ISBN 13: 9780128203071
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Developmental and Fetal Origins of Differences in Monozygotic Twins Book Review:

Developmental and Fetal Origins of Differences in Monozygotic Twins: From Genetics to Environmental Factors examines the major causes of discordance in monozygotic twins, from genetic, to environmental influences, including discussions on the genetic, epigenetic, fetal and environmental factors. Twin differences discussed include malformations, deformations and disruptions secondary to inequitable division of the early embryo, chromosome and single gene mosaicism, Nonrandom X chromosome inactivation, mitochondrial heteroplasmy, epigenetic variation, and variable and inequitable blood supply, among other influences. Differences in hemoglobin levels, placentation and amniotic fluid are also examined, while full color images illustrate discordant anomalies and twin differences throughout. Examines the major causes of discordance in monozygotic twins and their relevance for future studies and clinical management Discusses NIPT in MZ twins, twin imaging during fetal development, blood tests and forensic analysis Features contributions from international experts in twin genetics and developmental biology

Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple Pregnancy
Author: Julio Elito Jr.
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2019-01-30
ISBN 10: 1789850797
ISBN 13: 9781789850796
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Pregnancy Book Review:

Multiple Pregnancy - New Challenges is a comprehensive book, written in an organized and concise format. The book offers an immersion into multiple pregnancy. Each chapter presents the reader with various important issues related to the subject matter. The book covers all spectrums of multiple pregnancy such as epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, prenatal care, unique complications in monochorionic pregnancies, preterm birth and mode of delivery. Through its 10 chapters the book contemplates the most relevant aspects of multiple pregnancy. Authors from all over the world have contributed to this book, bringing the best from their research experiences. The book give the reader a state-of-the-art update of multiple pregnancy.

Medical Epigenetics

Medical Epigenetics
Author: Trygve Tollefsbol
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 924
Release: 2016-06-21
ISBN 10: 0128032405
ISBN 13: 9780128032404
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Epigenetics Book Review:

Medical Epigenetics provides a comprehensive analysis of the importance of epigenetics to health management. The purpose of this book is to fill a current need for a comprehensive volume on the medical aspects of epigenetics with a focus on human systems, epigenetic diseases that affect these systems and modes of treating epigenetic-based disorders and diseases. The intent of this book is to provide a stand-alone comprehensive volume that will cover all human systems relevant to epigenetic maladies and all major aspects of medical epigenetics. The overall goal is to provide the leading book on medical epigenetics that will be useful not only to physicians, nurses, medical students and many others directly involved with health care, but also investigators in life sciences, biotech companies, graduate students and many others who are interested in more applied aspects of epigenetics. Research in the area of translational epigenetics is a cornerstone of this volume. Critical reviews dedicated to the burgeoning role of epigenetics in medical practice Coverage of emerging topics including twin epigenetics as well as epigenetics of gastrointestinal disease, muscle disorders, endocrine disorders, ocular medicine, pediatric diseases, sports medicine, noncoding RNA therapeutics, pain management and regenerative medicine Encompasses a disease-oriented perspective of medical epigenetics as well as diagnostic and prognostic epigenetic approaches to applied medicine

Gamete and Embryo fetal Origins of Adult Diseases

Gamete and Embryo fetal Origins of Adult Diseases
Author: He-Feng Huang,Jian-Zhong Sheng
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2013-11-19
ISBN 10: 9400777728
ISBN 13: 9789400777729
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gamete and Embryo fetal Origins of Adult Diseases Book Review:

The book Gamete and Embryo-fetal Origins of Adult Diseases introduces various diseases resulting from the abnormal gametogenesis and embryo development, which manifests as growth retardation, birth defects, or increased susceptibility to chronic metabolic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer in childhood and adult life, even fertility disorders and the risk of transgenerational transmission. Six common kinds of these diseases are discussed in separate chapters. The authors explore the connections between these diseases and epigenetic reprogramming, rapid cell differentiation and organ formation and environmental influences, including assisted reproductive technology and adverse intrauterine environments. With a summary of findings on the causes and progression of adult diseases at the phase of gametogenesis and embryo development, this book provides insights into the pathogenesis of disease and aids in the treatment and prevention of disease, meeting the requirement for improving the quality of the newborn population, and effectively preventing and curing major diseases at an early stage. This book offers new perspectives and will be an enlightening resource for obstetricians, paediatricians, epidemiologists, endocrinologists and sanitarians. Editor He-Feng Huang, M.D., is Professor and President of Women’s Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China. Editor Jian-Zhong Sheng, Ph.D., is Professor at the Department of Pathology & Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China.

Old and New Perspectives on Mortality Forecasting

Old and New Perspectives on Mortality Forecasting
Author: Tommy Bengtsson,Nico Keilman
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 349
Release: 2019-03-28
ISBN 10: 3030050750
ISBN 13: 9783030050757
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Old and New Perspectives on Mortality Forecasting Book Review:

This open access book describes methods of mortality forecasting and discusses possible improvements. It contains a selection of previously unpublished and published papers, which together provide a state-of-the-art overview of statistical approaches as well as behavioural and biological perspectives. The different parts of the book provide discussions of current practice, probabilistic forecasting, the linearity in the increase of life expectancy, causes of death, and the role of cohort factors. The key question in the book is whether it is possible to project future mortality accurately, and if so, what is the best approach. This makes the book a valuable read to demographers, pension planners, actuaries, and all those interested and/or working in modelling and forecasting mortality.

Index to Theses with Abstracts Accepted for Higher Degrees by the Universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards

Index to Theses with Abstracts Accepted for Higher Degrees by the Universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2001
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015079880491
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Index to Theses with Abstracts Accepted for Higher Degrees by the Universities of Great Britain and Ireland and the Council for National Academic Awards Book Review:

New Perspectives on Down Syndrome

New Perspectives on Down Syndrome
Author: Siegfried M. Pueschel
Publsiher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
Total Pages: 393
Release: 1987
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015011641803
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Fetal and Neonatal Pathology

Fetal and Neonatal Pathology
Author: Jean W. Keeling,T.Yee Khong
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 878
Release: 2009-07-11
ISBN 10: 9781846287435
ISBN 13: 184628743X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fetal and Neonatal Pathology Book Review:

The fourth edition of the classic reference in the field of fetal and neonatal pathology, this revised and updated book retains the overall format of previous editions, presenting the same practical approach to the examination of both fetuses and perinatal deaths. It provides essential clinical and pathophysiological information and discusses the pathogenesis of abnormalities as a basis for appropriate methods of investigation. While primarily addressing the morbid anatomist and histopathologist, it is also a valuable resource for obstetricians, neonatologists and paediatricians.

Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy

Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy
Author: Virginia J. Baldwin
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 409
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 1461395143
ISBN 13: 9781461395140
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy Book Review:

Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy collates case material from over 500 autopsies (including embryos) and 1200 placentas from twins, triplets, and higher multiples with selected literature on human multiple reproduction. It emphasizes important new concepts of pathophysiology and interpretation of less than ideal outcomes of multiple conception based on over 30 years experience in the field. Aspects of perinatal pathology unique to twins and higher multiples are emphasized, with practical suggestions for the service pathologist, including items of potential medico-legal significance. Controversial topics, such as the value of studies of concordance for diseases or malformations, and the significance of inter-twin anastomoses, are addressed and suggestions made for further investigation. A close working relationship between pathologists and clinical colleagues is encouraged by discussion of clinico-pathological correlations. And, the most recent discussions on mechanisms of twinning and genetic versus environmental influences on the development of twins are presented.

Noninvasive Prenatal Testing NIPT

Noninvasive Prenatal Testing  NIPT
Author: Lieve Page-Christiaens,Hanns-Georg Klein
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 405
Release: 2018-08-19
ISBN 10: 0128141905
ISBN 13: 9780128141908
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Noninvasive Prenatal Testing NIPT Book Review:

Since its introduction in 2012, cell-free (cf) DNA based Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) has been employed to test for fetal chromosome abnormalities, and gene mutations that lead to a variety of genetic conditions, by millions of pregnant women, in more than 90 countries worldwide. With Noninvasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT): Applied Genomics in Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis, Dr Lieve Page-Christiaens and Dr Hanns-Georg Klein have compiled the first authoritative volume on cfDNA NIPT methods and their clinical implementation. Provides a thorough, practical examination of the history of NIPT, NIPT laboratory techniques and bioinformatics, NIPT screening and diagnostics for a wide range of disorders and birth defects Presents leading, international experts who discuss the application of NIPT in early screening for common aneuploidies, fetal chromosome anomalies, autosomal trisomies, fetal blood group typing, and maternal constitutional and acquired copy number variants Includes full color imagery that enhances concept illustration, along with detailed descriptions of the benefits (and limitations) of NIPT Offers clinicians, researchers, genetic counselors and reproductive specialists of all kinds the required background information, methodologies and essential patient counseling techniques

Early Nutrition Programming and Health Outcomes in Later Life Obesity and beyond

Early Nutrition Programming and Health Outcomes in Later Life  Obesity and beyond
Author: Berthold Koletzko,Tamás Decsi,Denes Molnár,Anne Hunty
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 196
Release: 2009-01-31
ISBN 10: 1402091737
ISBN 13: 9781402091735
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Early Nutrition Programming and Health Outcomes in Later Life Obesity and beyond Book Review:

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally and presents a major challenge to policy makers and clinicians alike. Recent research has suggested that obesity has its origins in early life and that early diet can programme a developing fetus’ and young infant’s future susceptibility to obesity. This volume contains recent findings presented at the International Conference on Early Nutrition Programming and Health Outcomes in Later Life: Obesity and Beyond - a satellite meeting of the 15th European Congress on Obesity, held in Budapest in April 2007. Basic scientific research, data from epidemiological studies and clinical trial results were all presented during the programme. This volume includes articles discussing the evidence for an effect of early nutrition programming on later obesity and cardiovascular risk; the growing evidence for an intergenerational cycle of obesity; the role of maternal leptin in programming appetite; possible cellular mechanisms for altered energy balance, including mitochondrial programming and the effects of regulators of metabolism; and how epigenetic changes might be the fundamental underlying mechanism explaining programming effects. Consumer understanding of the concept of early nutrition programming and the extent to which early nutrition programming is taken into account in infant feeding policies are also discussed.

Epigenetic Epidemiology

Epigenetic Epidemiology
Author: Karin B. Michels
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2012-01-02
ISBN 10: 9400724950
ISBN 13: 9789400724952
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Epigenetic Epidemiology Book Review:

The exploding field of epigenetics is challenging the dogma of traditional Mendelian inheritance. Epigenetics plays an important role in shaping who we are and contributes to our prospects of health and disease. While early epigenetic research focused on plant and animal models and in vitro experiments, population-based epidemiologic studies increasingly incorporate epigenetic components. The relevance of epigenetic marks, such as DNA methylation, genomic imprinting, and histone modification for disease causation has yet to be fully explored. This book covers the basic concepts of epigenetic epidemiology, discusses challenges in study design, analysis, and interpretation, epigenetic laboratory techniques, the influence of of age and environmental factors on shaping the epigenome, the role of epigenetics in the developmental origins hypothesis, and provides the state of the art on the epigenetic epidemiology of various health conditions including childhood syndromes, cancer, infectious diseases, inflammation and rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, psychiatric disorders, diabetes, obesity and metabolic disorders, and atherosclerosis. With contributions from: Peter Jones, Jean-Pierre Issa, Gavin Kelsey, Robert Waterland, and many other experts in epigenetics!

Genetic Diversity and Disease Susceptibility

Genetic Diversity and Disease Susceptibility
Author: Yamin Liu
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 164
Release: 2018-10-17
ISBN 10: 1789842018
ISBN 13: 9781789842012
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetic Diversity and Disease Susceptibility Book Review:

Polymorphism or variation in DNA sequence can affect individual phenotypes such as color of skin or eyes, susceptibility to diseases, and response to drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and pathogens. Especially, the interfaces between genetics, disease susceptibility, and pharmacogenomics have recently been the subject of intense research activity. This book is a self-contained collection of valuable scholarly papers related to genetic diversity and disease susceptibility, pharmacogenomics, ongoing advances in technology, and analytic methods in this field. The book contains nine chapters that cover the three main topics of genetic polymorphism, genetic diversity, and disease susceptibility and pharmacogenomics. Hence, this book is particularly useful to academics, scientists, physicians, pharmacists, practicing researchers, and postgraduate students whose work relates to genetic polymorphisms.

Fetal Therapy

Fetal Therapy
Author: Mark D. Kilby,Anthony Johnson,Dick Oepkes
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 455
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 1107012139
ISBN 13: 9781107012134
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fetal Therapy Book Review:

Covers the latest insights any fetal specialist needs and provides essential knowledge for professionals caring for women with high-risk pregnancies.

Kaplan s Clinical Hypertension

Kaplan s Clinical Hypertension
Author: Norman M. Kaplan,Ellin Lieberman,William Neal
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 550
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015047461820
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kaplan s Clinical Hypertension Book Review:

This highly acclaimed clinical reference by a world-renowned authority on hypertension is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Eighth Edition. Dr. Kaplan integrates the latest basic science findings and clinical trial data and presents up-to-date, practical recommendations for treatment and prevention of all forms of hypertension. This edition offers guidelines on the use of newer antihypertensive agents, including angiotensin It-receptor blockers and neutral vasopeptidase inhibitors. Other timely issues addressed include accuracy of home blood pressure monitoring devices; long-term prognosis of white-coat hypertension; recent advances in genetics; result of controlled trials on therapy of renovascular hypertension; and new diagnostic tests for mineralocorticoid hypertension.

Prenatal Testosterone in Mind

Prenatal Testosterone in Mind
Author: Simon Baron-Cohen,Svetlana Lutchmaya,Rebecca Knickmeyer
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2006-01-20
ISBN 10: 9780262250559
ISBN 13: 0262250551
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Prenatal Testosterone in Mind Book Review:

This pioneering study looks at the effects of prenatal testosterone on postnatal development and behavior. Hormonal effects on behavior have long been studied in animals; the unique contribution of this book is to suggest a connection between human fetal hormones and later behavior. It details for the first time testosterone's effect on social and language development, opening a new avenue of research for cognitive neuroscience. The authors look at samples of amniotic fluid taken during amniocentesis at 16 weeks' gestation, and relate the fetal level of testosterone (which is present in fetuses of both sexes, although in different quantities) to behavior at ages 1, 2, and 4 years. They argue that the amniotic fluid provides a window into the child's past—a chemical record of that child's time in the womb—that allows informed prediction about the child's future brain, mind, and behavior. This is not the retrospective speculation of psychoanalysis, they point out, but an opportunity to study development prospectively and trace developmental precursors and causes of later cognition. The study suggests that prenatal levels of testosterone affect a range of later behaviors in children, from the inclination to make eye contact with others to the size of the vocabulary. It also suggests that prenatal testosterone level may be related to the development of typically "masculine" and "feminine" behaviors. The study's ongoing research explores whether fetal testosterone has any link with the risk of developing autism. Connecting endocrinology and psychology, the authors propose that there is a biological component to behaviors often thought to be produced by the social environment.

Weight Management

Weight Management
Author: Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Military Nutrition Research,Subcommittee on Military Weight Management
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 276
Release: 2003-12-01
ISBN 10: 0309089964
ISBN 13: 9780309089968
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Weight Management Book Review:

The primary purpose of fitness and body composition standards in the U.S. Armed Forces has always been to select individuals best suited to the physical demands of military service, based on the assumption that proper body weight and composition supports good health, physical fitness, and appropriate military appearance. The current epidemic of overweight and obesity in the United States affects the military services. The pool of available recruits is reduced because of failure to meet body composition standards for entry into the services and a high percentage of individuals exceeding military weight-for-height standards at the time of entry into the service leave the military before completing their term of enlistment. To aid in developing strategies for prevention and remediation of overweight in military personnel, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command requested the Committee on Military Nutrition Research to review the scientific evidence for: factors that influence body weight, optimal components of a weight loss and weight maintenance program, and the role of gender, age, and ethnicity in weight management.

The Fetal Matrix Evolution Development and Disease

The Fetal Matrix  Evolution  Development and Disease
Author: Peter Gluckman,Mark Hanson,Peter (Professor Gluckman, University of Auckland),Professor Peter Gluckman
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9780521834575
ISBN 13: 0521834570
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Fetal Matrix Evolution Development and Disease Book Review:

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BMJ

BMJ
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2008
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCLA:L0098926645
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Obstetric Imaging Fetal Diagnosis and Care E Book

Obstetric Imaging  Fetal Diagnosis and Care E Book
Author: Joshua Copel
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 848
Release: 2017-07-18
ISBN 10: 0323497365
ISBN 13: 9780323497367
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Obstetric Imaging Fetal Diagnosis and Care E Book Book Review:

Richly illustrated and comprehensive in scope, Obstetric Imaging, 2nd Edition, provides up-to-date, authoritative guidelines for more than 200 obstetric conditions and procedures, keeping you at the forefront of this fast-changing field. This highly regarded reference covers the extensive and ongoing advances in maternal and fetal imaging in a concise, newly streamlined format for quicker access to common and uncommon findings. Detailed, expert guidance, accompanied by superb, high-quality images, helps you make the most of new technologies and advances in obstetric imaging. Features more than 1,350 high-quality images, including 400 in color. Helps you select the best imaging approaches and effectively interpret your findings with a highly templated, bulleted, at-a-glance organization. Reflects all the latest developments in the field, including genetics, open fetal surgery, fetal echocardiography, Zika virus, and 3D imaging, so you can provide the safest and most responsive care to both mother and fetus. Includes new chapters on Limbs and Bones Overview; Open Fetal Surgery; Biophysical Profile; Ultrasound Physics; Elastography; Doppler; MRI; Echogenic Bowel; Pregnancy of Unknown Location (PUL), Failed Pregnancy and Ectopic Pregnancy, Cesarean Scar Pregnancy; Cytomegalovirus (CMG), Rubella, Toxoplasmosis, Herpes, Varicella; and Congenital Syphilis; plus a new chapter on Zika Virus written by imaging experts from the "hot zone." Keeps you up to date with the latest developments in multimodality imaging and optimizing diagnostic accuracy from ultrasound, 3D ultrasound, Doppler, MRI, elastography, image-guided interventions, and much more.