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Cover for The clinical skills centre models relevant to location.

This chapter gives an overview of the range and scale of clinical skills centres (CSCs) that are used in different parts of the world. Most CSCs described in this chapter are new and in the following sections the authors from these CSCs describe the background that led to development, scope and how ...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Mind the gap' - the development, validation and evaluation of a veterinary clinical skills model.

This chapter discussed the development and evaluation of a dental model (of dogs) used by veterinary students in the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) and how this model helped in facilitating the acquisition of basic veterinary dental skills and knowledge associated with routine...

Author(s)
Lumbis, R. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptive immunity.

This book chapter discusses the cell-mediated immune responses; non-conventional T cells; CD8+T lymphocytes; humoral immunity; coinfection alters the adaptive immune response; and adaptive immune responses in other mammalian models of mycobacterial disease.

Author(s)
Hope, J.; Werling, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Efficacy of tea in human health.

Recent scientific findings on the effects of tea (Camellia sinensis) on human health are reviewed. Some mechanistic explanations are discussed in relation to the special nature of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate which works not only as an antioxidant but also as pro-oxidant. Though there are still...

Author(s)
Tomita, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Studies by Japanese scientists on the health effects of green tea.

Green tea was brought as a remedy from China to Japan by Buddhist priests about 1200 years ago; since that time, the Japanese have paid attention to its health effects. Japanese researchers have had a great deal of interest and have published scientific evidence on the health-promoting effects of...

Author(s)
Saeki, K.; Minami, T.; Isemura, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tea catechins in cancer prevention and therapy-molecular mechanism and human relevance.

The inhibitory activities of tea catechins against carcinogenesis and cancer cell growth have been demonstrated in a large number of laboratory studies. Many mechanisms for modulating cancer signaling and metabolic pathways have been proposed based on numerous studies in cell lines with...

Author(s)
Yang, C. S.; Wang Hong
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Green tea catechins for the prevention of colorectal tumorigenesis: from bench to bed.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a serious healthcare problem worldwide. Thus, effective prevention strategies are urgently required. The removal of adenomatous polyps, which are precancerous CRC lesions, may reduce the risk of CRC. Green tea catechins (GTCs) inhibit cell proliferation and induce...

Author(s)
Shimizu, M.; Moriwaki, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Preventive effects of green tea and its components on obesity.

Obesity is a cause of metabolic syndrome in humans, and its increase is a serious social problem in Japan. Recently, the intake of green tea and its components has been found to suppress obesity. Basic research using mice has shown that fat accumulation can be suppressed by the oral administration...

Author(s)
Sayama, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Anti-obesity effects of green tea catechins.

Obesity is a risk factor for the development of chronic health problems, including heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, cancer, and arthritis. Tea catechins are a group of polyphenolic compounds present in the unfermented dried leaves of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis). The results of...

Author(s)
Tokimitsu, I.; Meguro, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antidiabetic effects.

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a disease in which a person has chronically high blood sugar levels. There are various types of DM, but approximately 90% of the cases in Japan are type 2 DM caused by lifestyle factors stemming from eating and exercise habits. Long-term hyperglycemia can cause capillary...

Author(s)
Miyoshi, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter

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