Comparative physiology, natural animal models, and clinical medicine : insights into clinical medicine from animal adaptations / Michael A. Singer.

This book describes a novel and unique approach to the treatment of human diseases based on the study of natural animal models. A natural animal model is defined as an animal group or species that possesses a set of biochemical/physiological characteristics which are natural and adaptive for that an...

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Main Author: Singer, Michael A. 1940-
Format: Electronic
Published: London : Imperial College Press, ©2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • ch. 2. Diabetes mellitus
  • ch. 2. Chronic renal failure
  • ch. 3. Atherosclerotic vascular disease
  • ch. 4. Disuse osteoporosis and disuse muscle atrophy
  • ch. 5. Ammonia toxicity
  • ch. 6. Hypoxia/ischemia.