neuroscience & physiology

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Glucocorticoid Signaling: From Molecules to Mice to Man

Glucocorticoid Signaling: From Molecules to Mice to Man (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology) is published by Springer and edited by Jen-Chywan Wang and Charles Harris. Glucocorticoids, the steroid hormones secreted from the adrenal cortex zona fasciculate play numerous important roles in the maintenance of internal homeostasis by influencing activities of virtually all organs and […]

Hormone Imbalance Syndrome: America’s Silent Plague: Uncovering the Roots of the Obesity Epidemic and Most Common Diseases

Hormone Imbalance Syndrome: America’s Silent Plague: Uncovering the Roots of the Obesity Epidemic and Most Common Diseases is written by Benoit Tano MD PhD, and published by Integrative Medical Press. Dr. Tano is the founder of Integrative Immunity Health System, PC located in Edina, Minnesota. Dr. Tano is certified by the American Board of Internal […]

The Wisdom of the Body

The Wisdom of the Body, the revised and enlarged edition was published by W. W. Norton & Company (April 17, 1963, shown on the left) but the first, original version was published in 1932, once again by W.W. Norton & Company (shown below, on the right). This classic medical book was written by Walter Cannon, […]

Rethinking Homeostasis: Allostatic Regulation in Physiology and Pathophysiology

Rethinking Homeostasis: Allostatic Regulation in Physiology and Pathophysiology is published by A Bradford Book and authored by Jay Schulkin. Homeostasis as a concept and term was introduced by the American physiologist WalterCannon and refers to the stability of the inner world, or the various bodily states that make up the internal environment. Examples include for […]

Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear and Rage: An Account of Recent Researches into the Function of Emotional Excitement

‘Bodily Changes in Pain, Hunger, Fear and Rage’ is authored by Walter Bradford Cannon, an American physician-scientist and physiologist, chairman (1906-1942) of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School, who introduced, developed and popularized three ideas and concepts that are well known and widely accepted: homeostasis, fight-or-flight responses, and the sympathoadrenal system. Early in […]

An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine

An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine, a masterpiece and a classic book which is still read, is written by Claude Bernard, the father of modern physiology and experimental medicine. In 1865, forced by sickness to abandon his teaching and research activities, Bernard wrote this book, establishing as general principles his thoughts about experimentation […]

Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology: Neurotransmitter Systems 3rd Edition

A classic book about several basic concepts and the latest developments in the field of neurochemistry and neuroscience. The Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology is the result of a collaborative work of numerous established experts worldwide. The volume covers several research areas such as in vivo imaging of neurotransmitter systems, molecular genetics of the […]