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This book, the proceedings of a Falk Workshop on 'Topical Steroids in Gastroenterology and Hepatology', held in Berlin, Germany, on 14 June 2003, critically discusses the current role of budesonide in gastroenterology, hepatology, surgery and oncology and focuses especially on potential new indications for the use of budesonide. A number of smaller clinical studies and anecdotal case reports with impressive clinical effects are reported in patients with gastrointestinal, hepatic, oncological and surgical problems. In addition, the use of budesonide for the treatment of distal ulcerative colitis and ileocolonic Crohn's disease is evaluated with respect to its role in an evidence-based management of IBD. Finally, as clinical experience with the use of budesonide is increasing, safety issues and the side-effect profile of budesonide is addressed. 127pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792387899
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Inventory #14702
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Institute of Geological Sciences, 1962, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Solid and Drift Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29324
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Hauptman, Herbert A.
'Does the scientist's world conform to the real one? Nature usually answers this question with an emphatic 'No!' It has in fact been said that Nature delights in saying 'No' and only with the greatest reluctance condescends to reveal her secrets. For this reason the scientist's life is not an easy one. However, on those rare occasions when his world does conform to the real one, and for this reason does throw light on the world around us, the rewards and the satisfactions are great and more than compensate for the many disappointments' - Herbert A. Hauptman. In this memoir of a long, distinguished career devoted to scientific research, world-renowned mathematician Herbert A. Hauptman recounts both the joys and the disappointments of his lifelong quest to induce nature to 'reveal her secrets'.In 1985, Dr. Hauptman received the greatest honour that any scientist can receive, when the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded him and his colleague, Jerome Karle, the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Drs Hauptman and Karle were recognised 'for their outstanding achievements in the development of direct methods for the determination of crystal structures'. This work has proved to be of the greatest importance because it relates molecular structure to biological activity, thus permitting a better understanding of life processes and making possible the development of many new disease-fighting drugs. Dr. Hauptman vividly describes the difficulties of the mathematical work that led up to his discovery as well as his joy when he finally hit upon a method of unravelling the structure of crystals.In addition, he provides a personal account of his background, family, his formative studies in high school and college, and the experiences that motivated him to pursue a life devoted to scientific research. A strong advocate of the naturalistic worldview and a critic of supernaturalism in any form, he reflects on the alleged compatibility of science and religion and emphasises the importance of scientific understanding for contemporary civilisation. Complete with an appendix containing the original monograph (co-authored with Jerome Karle), which became the basis for their Nobel Prize-winning work, this fascinating and moving memoir offers important insights into the nature of scientific research and the value of the scientific outlook on life. 87pp.
Prometheus Books, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591024606
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Inventory #20098
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Ingelson, Allan; Mahony, Michael; Scace, R. C.
Parks and Heritage Ser., Vol. 4.A richly woven insight into the Chilkoot Trail and the region straddling the American-Canadian border in the Alaska and British Columbia panhandles of the Pacific Northwest. Presented in three parts: a description of the trail as a classic example of modern Ecotourism with reference to management practices and user expectations, responses, and satisfaction; a history of the trail; an illustrated presentation of the authors' experience hiking the trail. Features a captivating narrative and 101 full colour photographs.
University of Alaska Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1889963550
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Inventory #6420
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Cook, Jem; Marsden, Anna and Hillsdon, Mark
The joy of gardening is not only to be found in the huge array of plants you can propagate, pamper and prune, but in the many different levels at which you can do it. It could be as simple as scattering a few seeds or filling a window box, or as complex as planting an orchard or growing something exotic. Whatever type of gardener you want to be, here are 52 blooming ideas to get your garden looking beautiful and help you keep on top of it all without breaking your hoe in two. 240pp.
The Infinite Ideas Company, 2005, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1904902243
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Inventory #21640
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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