Menopause: Biology and Pathobiology (Google eBook)

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Rogerio A. Lobo, Jennifer Kelsey, Robert Marcus
Academic Press, May 22, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 672 pages
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Menopause: Biology and Pathobiology is a comprehensive volume covering all aspects of the biology, anatomy, physiology, pathobiology, and pharmacology of menopause, as well as its diagnosis and management.
The book is divided into four sections: Basic Biology, Epidemiology, Menopausal Systems Pathophysiology, and Intervention. Basic Biology covers such fundamentals as ovarian anatomy and physiology, mechanisms of steroid hormone action, chronobiological effects, and premature menopause. Epidemiology includes, among others, chapters on methodology challenges in the study of menopause, how to distinguish the effects of age from those of menopause, and a discussion of the key differences in demographics, environmental factors, and ethnicity in the menopause experience. The Pathophysiology section contains chapters on menopause and its various effects on the body, including sexuality, skin, brain, the cardiovascular system, cancers, and mood. The final section includes detailed chapters on intervention and management techniques, with topics including alternative therapies to hormone replacement, exercise, and estrogens and osteoporosis.

* Well-referenced to allow easy look up of anything related to menopause
* Presents the latest thinking on basic science and clinical topics
* Exposes what the current gaps in our knowledge are
* Presents current expert opinions
  

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Contents

Epidemiology
157
Menopausal Systems Pathophysiology
213
Intervention
395
Index
657
Color Plate Section
673
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Robert Marcus is a Consultant Haematologist at Addenbrooke's NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge.