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The latest on the heart: New & Recent titles from Morgan & Claypool

Posted on: Dec 3, 2012 @ 11:38:48 am

Two new titles available from Morgan & Claypool publishers turn our focus on the latest techniques in heart health.

Cardiac Tissue Engineering: Principles, Materials, and Applications
by Emil Ruvinov, Yulia Sapir, and Smadar Cohen, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

Cardiac tissue engineering aims at repairing damaged heart muscle and producing human cardiac tissues for application in drug toxicity studies. This book offers a comprehensive overview of the cardiac tissue engineering strategies, including presenting and discussing the various concepts in use, research directions and applications.

Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise
by Lusha Xiang and Robert Hester, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Exercise is the act of increasing metabolic rate for the purpose of enhancing physical fitness. Exercise can be one of the most stressful physiological responses that the body undertakes. With exercise, there are increases in metabolic rate, heart rate, blood flow (hyperemia), respiration, and heat production.

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