Anorexia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124104800
  • ISBN-13: 9780124104808
  • DDC: 616.85262
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 392 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines. This volume focuses on anorexia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Former Editors.
1: Novel Neuropeptides in the Control of Food Intake: Neuronostatin and Nesfatin-1.
2: Anorexia and Hypothalamic Degeneration.
3: The Role of Ghrelin in Anorexia–Cachexia Syndromes.
4: Ghrelin Gene Variants and Eating Disorders.
5: Steroid Metabolism and Excretion in Anorexia Nervosa.
6: Anorexia Nervosa and Estrogen Receptors.
7: Cannabinoid Receptors and Cholecystokinin in Feeding Inhibition.
8: Treatment of Cachexia: Melanocortin and Ghrelin Interventions.
9: The Influence of Estrogen Therapies on Bone Mineral Density in Premenopausal Women with Anorexia Nervosa and Amenorrhea.
10: Clinical and Hormonal Variables Related to Bone Mass Loss in Anorexia Nervosa Patients.
11: Mechanism-Based Therapeutic Approaches to Cachexia.
12: Cisplatin-Induced Anorexia and Ghrelin.
13: Anorexia of Aging.
Color Plate.