Alcohol and Its Biomarkers

Alcohol and Its Biomarkers: Clinical Aspects and Laboratory Determination is a concise guide to all currently known alcohol biomarkers, their clinical application, and the laboratory methods used to detect them. Pathologists can use this resource to understand the limitations and cost factors associated with each method for determining certain alcohol biomarkers. In addition, interferences in these determinations are discussed, so that clinicians can understand the causes of falsely elevated biomarkers and pathologists and laboratory scientists can potentially eliminate them. The book focuses on the analytical methods used to detect alcohol in blood and urine, the limitations of alcohol determination using enzymatic methods, and the differences between clinical and forensic alcohol measurement. Chapters also cover cutting-edge alcohol biomarkers for potential use. Focuses on the analytical methods used for detecting alcohol in blood and urine along with the pitfalls and limitations of alcohol determination using enzymatic methods Explains the difference between clinical and forensic alcohol measurement Includes a brief overview of the benefits of consuming alcohol in moderation and the hazards of heavy drinking

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  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • ISBN : 0128004096
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Alcohol and Its Biomarkers

Alcohol and Its Biomarkers
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 February 2015
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Alcohol and Its Biomarkers: Clinical Aspects and Laboratory Determination is a concise guide to all currently known alcohol biomarkers, their clinical application, and the laboratory methods used to detect them. Pathologists can use this resource to understand the limitations and cost factors associated with each method for determining certain alcohol biomarkers. In addition, interferences in these determinations are discussed, so that clinicians can understand the causes of falsely elevated biomarkers and pathologists and laboratory scientists can potentially eliminate them. The

Molecular Aspects of Alcohol and Nutrition

Molecular Aspects of Alcohol and Nutrition
  • Author : Vinood B. Patel
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 November 2015
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Molecular Aspects of Alcohol and Nutrition is a valuable resource for nutrition researchers and nutritionists who study or treat alcohol-related diseases. Experts from across the field of alcohol research explain how alcohol disrupts normal fat, carbohydrate, and protein metabolic processes occurring in the liver as well as other parts of the body. The book discusses how this can lead to alcoholic liver disease (ALD) as well as contribute to the onset of Type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome. It also

Biomarkers, Diagnostics and Precision Medicine in the Drug Industry

Biomarkers, Diagnostics and Precision Medicine in the Drug Industry
  • Author : Abdel Halim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 June 2019
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The high failure rate in the pharmaceutical industry has positioned biomarkers and personalized medicine in the frontline, as possible solutions. If executed right, biomarkers and companion diagnostics (CDx) can potentially help the drug industry enhance the probability of success, accelerate the time to market, and, more importantly, benefit patients by supporting accurate diagnosis and selection of the most effective and least toxic therapies. This book aims to examine the challenges and limitations in biomarkers and laboratory tests. It also offers

Biomarkers in Liver Disease

Biomarkers in Liver Disease
  • Author : Victor R. Preedy,Vinood B. Patel
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 July 2017
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In the past decade there has been a major sea change in the way disease is diagnosed and investigated due to the advent of high throughput technologies, such as microarrays, lab on a chip, proteomics, genomics, lipomics, metabolomics etc. These advances have enabled the discovery of new and novel markers of disease relating to autoimmune disorders, cancers, endocrine diseases, genetic disorders, sensory damage, intestinal diseases etc. In many instances these developments have gone hand in hand with the discovery of

Assessing Alcohol Problems

Assessing Alcohol Problems
  • Author : John P. Allen,Megan Columbus
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 1997
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A revision of the landmark study by D.J. Lettieri "Alcoholism Treatment Assessment Research Instruments". Assists in locating, examining, and selecting instruments appropriate for use in all stages of the assessment process. Includes state-of-the-art reviews of and recommendations for assessment procedures. Written with the clinician and the less experienced researcher in mind. Includes screening, diagnosis, assessment of drinking behavior, treatment planning, treatment and process assessment, and outcome evaluation. Also Fact Sheets and Sample Instruments.

Alcohol, Drugs, and Impaired Driving

Alcohol, Drugs, and Impaired Driving
  • Author : A. Wayne Jones,Jorg Gustav Morland,Ray H. Liu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 June 2020
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Alcohol, Drugs, and Impaired Driving addresses many theoretical and practical issues related to the role played by alcohol and other psychoactive drugs on driving performance, road-traffic safety, and public health. Several key forensic issues are involved in the enforcement of laws regulating driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other drugs, including analytical toxicology, pharmacology of drug action, as well as the relationships between dose taken, concentration levels in the body, and impairment of performance and behavior. Our knowledge

Alcohol Consumption and Ethyl Carbamate

Alcohol Consumption and Ethyl Carbamate
  • Author : IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans,International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 17 April 2021
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This volume of the IARC Monographs provides a reassessment of the carcinogenicity of alcoholic beverages and of ethyl carbamate (urethane), a frequent contaminant of fermented foods and alcoholic beverages. Although moderate alcohol consumption has some health benefits, the WHO identified the consumption of alcohol as one of the top-10 risks for worldwide burden of disease. An IARC Monographs Working Group reviewed epidemiological evidence, animal bioassays, and mechanistic and other relevant data to reach conclusions as to the carcinogenic hazard of

Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing

Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 January 2019
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Critical Issues in Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse Testing, Second Edition, addresses the general principles and technological advances for measuring drugs and alcohol, along with the pitfalls of drugs of abuse testing. Many designer drugs, for example, are not routinely tested in drugs of abuse panels and may go undetected in a drug test. This updated edition is a must-have for clinical pathologists, toxicologists, clinicians, and medical review officers and regulators, bridging the gap between technical and clinical information. Topics

DNA Methylation and Complex Human Disease

DNA Methylation and Complex Human Disease
  • Author : Michel Neidhart
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 August 2015
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DNA Methylation and Complex Human Disease reviews the possibilities of methyl-group-based epigenetic biomarkers of major diseases, tailored epigenetic therapies, and the future uses of high-throughput methylome technologies. This volume includes many pertinent advances in disease-bearing research, including obesity, type II diabetes, schizophrenia, and autoimmunity. DNA methylation is also discussed as a plasma and serum test for non-invasive screening, diagnostic and prognostic tests, as compared to biopsy-driven gene expression analysis, factors which have led to the use of DNA methylation as

The Genetics of Alcoholism

The Genetics of Alcoholism
  • Author : Henri Begleiter,Benjamin Kissin
  • Publisher : Alcohol and Alcoholism
  • Release : 17 April 1995
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The Genetics of Alcoholism introduces a new series, `Alcohol and Alcoholism', that will cover most of the significant aspects - biological, psychological and social - of this subject. The series' theoretical framework will be the biopsychosocial approach. This first volume addresses in depth the genetic influences that contribute ultimately to the development of alcoholism. It is the first comprehensive book on this subject.

Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory

Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 October 2016
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Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical Laboratory provides an overview and quick reference to genetic relationships and clinical laboratory information related to the serious public health issue of alcohol and drug abuse. Written in a clear and concise manner, this book discusses the necessary information for health and safety professionals working in public health to learn about complex issues quickly to better help their patients, employees, and others affected by alcohol and drug abuse. Alcohol, Drugs, Genes and the Clinical

Citrus

Citrus
  • Author : Pierre Laszlo
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 01 October 2008
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Laszlo traces the spectacular rise and spread of citrus across the globe, from southeast Asia in 4000 BC to modern Spain and Portugal, whose explorers inroduced the fruit to the Americas. This book explores the numerous roles that citrus has played in agriculture, horticulture, cooking, nutrition, religion, and art.

The Science of Drinking

The Science of Drinking
  • Author : Amitava Dasgupta
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 16 April 2011
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Scientific research has clearly established that drinking in moderation has many health benefits, including maintaining a healthy heart. Yet, many people do not know that drinking red wine protects the heart more than white wine, while beer, margaritas, and hard liquor are less effective in providing such protection. And while alcoholism is a serious problem requiring medical and psychological treatment, for those who are not addicted, drinking alcohol is not necessarily a bad habit. The problem is to distinguish between