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Homeostasis

Homeostasis

BoD – Books on Demand. 2019

The human body is composed of several systems and organs, consisting of millions of cells that need relatively stable conditions to function and contribute to the survival of the body as a whole. The maintenance of stable conditions for the cells against the variations of the external environment is an essential function of the body and is called homeostasis. As a consequence of the loss of homeostasis, a disease is manifested. This book aims to provide the reader with an up-to-date view of...

Textbook of Peritoneal Dialysis

Textbook of Peritoneal Dialysis

Springer Science & Business Media. 2021

In 1994, the expert knowledge of Ram Gokal and Karl D. Nolph, the two foremost figures in the field of peritoneal dialysis, was combined to produce the first edition of the Textbook of Peritoneal Dialysis. The work quickly became recognised as the gold standard' for those working in the field. Since its conception, however, our understanding of peritoneal dialysis related physiology, kinetics and clinical outcomes, as well as the concepts of intraperitoneal chemotherapy, has increased...

The Wisdom of the Body

Peter Smith Pub Incorporated. 1978

Homeostatic Control of Brain Function

Homeostatic Control of Brain Function

Oxford University Press. 2015

Homeostatic Control of Brain Function offers a broad view of brain health and diverse perspectives for potential treatments, targeting key areas such as mitochondria, the immune system, epigenetic changes, and regulatory molecules such as ions, neuropeptides, and neuromodulators. Loss of homeostasis becomes expressed as a diverse array of neurological disorders. Each disorder has multiple comorbidities - with some crossing over several conditions - and often disease-specific treatments...

Thermodynamic Bases of Biological Processes

Thermodynamic Bases of Biological Processes

Walter de Gruyter. 1990