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Tägliches Brot: Krank durch Weizen, Gluten und ATI

by Detlef Schuppan Kristin Gisbert-Schuppan

Unser tägliches Brot ist in Verruf geraten. Getreide soll uns fett, dumm und krank machen. Angesichts der Schwemme an Publikationen und Ratschlägen herrschen inzwischen bei Verbrauchern und Patienten ebenso wie bei Ärzten und anderen in Gesundheitsberufen Tätigen allgemeine Orientierungs- und Ratlosigkeit. Der weltweit führende Wissenschaftler und Arzt auf dem Gebiet der Getreideunverträglichkeiten und seine Koautorin schaffen hier Klarheit und geben einen Überblick über die getreidebedingten Erkrankungen: Zöliakie, typische und untypische Getreideallergien sowie ATI-Sensitivität. Sowohl die untypischen Getreideallergien als auch die ATI-Sensitivität werden hier erstmals einer breiten Öffentlichkeit vorgestellt. Allein von diesen Krankheitsbildern sind 3 bis 10% der Bevölkerung betroffen. Typische Fallbeispiele von Patienten aus der Spezialambulanz des Autors und Hinweise für Verbraucher und Patienten runden das Buch ab. Es richtet sich sowohl an medizinische Experten als auch an Betroffene und interessierte Laien.

Kultursensitive Führung

by Mona Spisak

Mona Spisak gibt Ihnen in diesem essential das Wissensrüstzeug, mit dem Sie Ihre Organisationskultur verstehen, sich in ihr geschickt positionieren und erfolgreich handeln. Sie erhalten Impulse, um Wege zur Veränderung und Innovation subtil zu erschließen. Wenn Sie ein „gutes Händchen“ für die Kultur in Ihrer Organisation haben, ist Ihnen der Führungserfolg fast garantiert! Allerdings dürfen Sie nicht der Illusion verfallen, die Kultur in Ihrer Organisation, Ihrem Team oder Ihrer Abteilung „zurechtbiegen“ zu können, so wie es Ihnen beliebt.

Programmierung in Python: Ein Kompakter Einstieg Für Die Praxis

by Ralph Steyer

Wer heute das Programmieren lernen möchte, kommt nicht daran vorbei, sich mit einer der beliebtesten Programmiersprachen für Einsteiger und Profis zu befassen: Python. Mit Python hat ihr Erfinder, Guido van Rossum, einen Nerv der Zeit getroffen, denn das Konzept dahinter bietet viele Ansätze, Lösungen und Vorgehensweise für Probleme, die andere Sprachen so nicht integrieren. Das Potential dieser einfachen und übersichtlichen Programmiersprache haben auch viele Universitäten erkannt, die mittlerweile in den Anfängerkursen der Informatik-bezogenen Studiengänge Python statt Java als Einsteigersprache lehren. Der klare Programmierstil legt darüber hinaus eine hervorragende Grundlage für das spätere Erlernen weiterer Sprachen. Denn Python unterstützt nicht nur die objektorientierte und aspektorientierte, sondern auch die strukturierte und funktionale Programmierung. So wird der Programmierer nicht zu einem einzigen Programmierstil gezwungen, sondern kann flexibel das am besten geeignete Paradigma für die jeweilige Aufgabe wählen. Der universelle Zugang, der es möglich macht, die Erfahrungen aus anderen Programmierkonzepten mehr oder weniger direkt weiter zu nutzen, ist ein weiterer Grund für den Erfolg von Python. Dieses Buch ist ein idealer Einstieg in die Programmierung mit Python. Ausführlich erläutert der Autor die elementaren Grundlagen, die nötig sind, um mit dieser Sprache Programme zu erstellen und zu pflegen. Daneben zeigt er, wie sich die OOP mit Python realisieren lässt und wie man Module und API-Schnittstellen integriert. Diverse weiterführende Themen wie die Erstellung grafischer Oberflächen oder der Zugriff auf Dateien und Datenbanken runden das Fachbuch ab. Einfache Beispiele veranschaulichen die grundsätzliche Anwendung der verschiedenen Techniken und machen das Buch dadurch zu einer unbedingten Empfehlung für Einsteiger und Praktiker, die die Programmierung mit Python lernen wollen.

Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition: Second International Workshop, Emmcvpr'99, York, Uk, July 26-29, 1999, Proceedings (Lecture Notes In Computer Science #1654)

by Marcello Pelillo Edwin Hancock

This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, EMMCVPR 2017, held in Venice, Italy, in October/November 2017. The 37 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 51 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Clustering and Quantum Methods; Motion and Tracking; Image Processing and Segmentation; Color, Shading and Reflectance of Light; Propagation and Time-evolution; and Inference, Labeling, and Relaxation.

Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics: 4th International Conference, Ppam 2001, Naleczow, Poland, September 9-12, 2001, Revised Papers (Lecture Notes In Computer Science #2328)

by Roman Wyrzykowski Ewa Deelman Jack Dongarra Konrad Karczewski

The two-volume set LNCS 10777 and 10778 constitutes revised selected papers from the 12th International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics, PPAM 2017, held in Lublin, Poland, in September 2017.The 49 regular papers presented in the proceedings were selected from 98 submissions. For the workshops and special sessions, that were held as integral parts of the PPAM 2017 conference, a total of 51 papers was accepted from 75 submissions. The papers were organized in topical sections named as follows:Part I: numerical algorithms and parallel scientific computing; particle methods in simulations; task-based paradigm of parallel computing; GPU computing; parallel non-numerical algorithms; performance evaluation of parallel algorithms and applications; environments and frameworks for parallel/distributed/cloud computing; applications of parallel computing; soft computing with applications; and special session on parallel matrix factorizations.Part II: workshop on models, algorithms and methodologies for hybrid parallelism in new HPC systems; workshop power and energy aspects of computations (PEAC 2017); workshop on scheduling for parallel computing (SPC 2017); workshop on language-based parallel programming models (WLPP 2017); workshop on PGAS programming; minisymposium on HPC applications in physical sciences; minisymposium on high performance computing interval methods; workshop on complex collective systems.

Genetic Programming: 17th European Conference, Eurogp 2014, Granada, Spain, April 23-25, 2014, Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes In Computer Science #8599)

by Stefano Cagnoni Mauro Castelli Pablo García-Sánchez Lukas Sekanina Mengjie Zhang

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Genetic Programming, EuroGP 2018, held in Parma, Italy, in April 2018, co-located with the Evo* 2018 events, EvoCOP, EvoMUSART, and EvoApplications. The 11 revised full papers presented together with 8 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 36 submissions. The wide range of topics in this volume reflects the current state of research in the field. Thus, we see topics and applications including analysis of feature importance for metabolomics, semantic methods, evolution of boolean networks, generation of redundant features, ensembles of GP models, automatic design of grammatical representations, GP and neuroevolution, visual reinforcement learning, evolution of deep neural networks, evolution of graphs, and scheduling in heterogeneous networks.

Synthesis and Characterisation of Non-Fullerene Electron Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaics (Springer Theses)

by Sarah Holliday

This book reports on the design, synthesis and characterization of new small molecule electron acceptors for polymer solar cells. Starting with a detailed introduction to the science behind polymer solar cells, the author then goes on to review the challenges and advances made in developing non-fullerene acceptors so far. In the main body of the book, the author describes the design principles and synthetic strategy for a new family of acceptors, including detailed synthetic procedures and molecular modeling data used to predict physical properties. An indepth characterization of the photovoltaic performance, with transient absorption spectroscopy (TAS), photo-induced charge extraction, and grazing incidence X-ray diffraction (GIXRD) is also included, and the author uses this data to relate material properties and device performance. This book provides a useful overview for researchers beginning a project in this or related areas.

Deep Neural Networks in a Mathematical Framework (Springerbriefs In Computer Science Ser.)

by Dong Eui Chang Anthony L. Caterini

This SpringerBrief describes how to build a rigorous end-to-end mathematical framework for deep neural networks. The authors provide tools to represent and describe neural networks, casting previous results in the field in a more natural light. In particular, the authors derive gradient descent algorithms in a unified way for several neural network structures, including multilayer perceptrons, convolutional neural networks, deep autoencoders and recurrent neural networks. Furthermore, the authors developed framework is both more concise and mathematically intuitive than previous representations of neural networks.This SpringerBrief is one step towards unlocking the black box of Deep Learning. The authors believe that this framework will help catalyze further discoveries regarding the mathematical properties of neural networks.This SpringerBrief is accessible not only to researchers, professionals and students working and studying in the field of deep learning, but also to those outside of the neutral network community.

Exploring Intercultural Communication: Language in Action (Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics)

by Zhu Hua

Exploring Intercultural Communication investigates the role of language in intercultural communication, paying particular attention to the interplay between cultural diversity and language practice. This second edition increases and updates the coverage on emerging key topics, including symbolic power, communicative turbulence, conversational inequality, stereotypes, racism, Nationality and Ethnicity talk and the impact and role of technology in intercultural communication. Including global examples from a range of genres, this book is an indispensable resource for students taking language and intercultural communication modules within applied linguistics, TESOL, education or communication studies courses.

Human Growth and Development: An Introduction for Social Workers (Student Social Work)

by Andrew Whittaker John Sudbery

Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second edition of this introductory text for social workers provides a knowledge base about human development from conception to death. It is designed to encourage understanding of a wide range of experiences: from the developmental trajectories of children in care, to adult mental distress and the experiences of people with dementia, to bereavement. Using engaging narratives to illustrate each topic, the authors clearly introduce and analyse different theoretical approaches, and link them to real-life situations faced by social workers. Packed with case studies, this student-friendly book includes overviews, summaries, questions and further reading in each chapter, as well as a ‘Taking it further’ section providing greater depth on key theoretical issues. A reference section contains a glossary and overviews of the principal theories discussed throughout the book. It is an essential read for all social work students.

Climate of the Romanian Carpathians: Variability and Trends (Springer Atmospheric Sciences)

by Dana Magdalena Micu Alexandru Dumitrescu Sorin Cheval Marius-Victor Birsan

This book is a comprehensive climatic monograph, which addresses one of the most complex mountain environments in Europe, the Carpathians Chain, focusing on the branches that lie over Romania. The volume aggregates high quality input data, state-of-the-art techniques, regional analysis and overview perspectives, while addressing the spatial and temporal patterns of the main climatic elements. The study covers the period 1961-2010, for the present climate, while the perspective is extended up to 2050. The main climatic elements (e. g. air temperature, precipitation, wind) are analyzed, but some specific variables like snow depth and snow cover are also examined, both in terms of average behaviour and extreme characteristics. This is the first synthesis addressing the climate of this mountain region, and it provides useful information for scientists, mountain stakeholders, decision-makers and general public.

Current Trends in Eye Tracking Research

by Mike Horsley Matt Eliot Bruce Allen Knight Ronan Reilly

Our eye movements in response to visual stimuli reveal much about how we experience the world. Focusing on the latest developments in the multidisciplinary field of eye tracking research, this volume ranges across a wide spectrum of research applications, with four sections covering the plethora of practical uses to which our expanding knowledge can be put. They offer abundant evidence that eye tracking research and its methodologies offer new ways of collecting data, framing research questions, and thinking about how we view our world. As a result, we are discovering more about how the visual system works, as well as how it interacts with attention, cognition, and behaviour. Current Trends in Eye Tracking Research presents the work of more than 50 researchers and academics, showcasing groundbreaking studies and innovative ways of applying eye tracking technologies to interesting research problems. The book covers the current output of a number of pioneering research laboratories, detailing their work on eye tracking and the visual system, alignment and EEG data, marketing and social applications, and eye tracking in education. Featuring creative uses of existing technology as well as inventive implementation of new technology in a range of research contexts and disciplines, this new publication is compelling proof of the growing importance of this exciting and fast-moving area of scientific endeavor.

Advances in Numerical Simulation in Physics and Engineering: Lecture Notes of the XV 'Jacques-Louis Lions' Spanish-French School (SEMA SIMAI Springer Series #3)

by Carlos Vázquez Carlos Parés Frédéric Coquel

The book is mainly addressed to young graduate students in engineering and natural sciences who start to face numerical simulation, either at a research level or in the field of industrial applications. The main subjects covered are: Biomechanics, Stochastic Calculus, Geophysical flow simulation and Shock-Capturing numerical methods for Hyperbolic Systems of Partial Differential Equations. The book can also be useful to researchers or even technicians working at an industrial environment, who are interested in the state-of-the-art numerical techniques in these fields. Moreover, it gives an overview of the research developed at the French and Spanish universities and in some European scientific institutions. This book can be also useful as a textbook at master courses in Mathematics, Physics or Engineering.

Constrained Control of Uncertain, Time-Varying, Discrete-Time Systems: An Interpolation-Based Approach (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences #451)

by Hoai-Nam Nguyen

A comprehensive development of interpolating control, this monograph demonstrates the reduced computational complexity of a ground-breaking technique compared with the established model predictive control. The text deals with the regulation problem for linear, time-invariant, discrete-time uncertain dynamical systems having polyhedral state and control constraints, with and without disturbances, and under state or output feedback. For output feedback a non-minimal state-space representation is used with old inputs and outputs as state variables. Constrained Control of Uncertain, Time-Varying, Discrete-time Systems details interpolating control in both its implicit and explicit forms. In the former at most two linear-programming or one quadratic-programming problem are solved on-line at each sampling instant to yield the value of the control variable. In the latter the control law is shown to be piecewise affine in the state, and so the state space is partitioned into polyhedral cells so that at each sampling interval the cell to which the measured state belongs must be determined. Interpolation is performed between vertex control, and a user-chosen control law in its maximal admissible set surrounding the origin. Novel proofs of recursive feasibility and asymptotic stability of the vertex control law, and of the interpolating control law are given. Algorithms for implicit and explicit interpolating control are presented in such a way that the reader may easily realize them. Each chapter includes illustrative examples, and comparisons with model predictive control in which the disparity in computational complexity is shown to be particularly in favour of interpolating control for high-order systems, and systems with uncertainty. Furthermore, the performance of the two methods proves similar except in those cases when a solution cannot be found with model predictive control at all. The book concludes with two high dimensional examples and a benchmark robust model predictive control problem: the non-isothermal continuously-stirred-tank reactor. For academic control researchers and students or for control engineers interested in implementing constrained control systems Constrained Control of Uncertain, Time-Varying, Discrete-time Systems will provide an attractive low-complexity control alternative for cases in which model predictive control is currently attempted.

Aviation Risk and Safety Management: Methods and Applications in Aviation Organizations (Management for Professionals)

by Andreas Wittmer Roland Müller Christopher Drax

The International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) decision to require aviation organizations to adopt Safety Management Systems poses a major problem especially for small and medium sized aviation companies. The complexity of regulations overstrains the aviation stakeholders who seek to fully advantage from them but have no clear guidance. The aim of the book is to show the implementation of such a new system with pragmatic effort in order to gain a gradation for smaller operators. This approach should illustrate the leeway in order to adapt the processes and to show the interfaces between Corporate Risk Management and Safety Management. The book shows how to build a system with reasonable effort, appropriate to the size and complexity of the specific operator. It also gives inputs on the key aspects and how to effectively operate such a system with the various interfaces. Furthermore, the book highlights the importance of Corporate Risk Management independent of Safety Management Systems based on ICAO.

Clinician's Manual on Migraine

by Todd A. Smitherman

This handbook is a clinically-focused guide on the diagnosis and evidence-based treatment of migraine, the third most common medical condition on the planet. It is a concise yet thorough guide for management of migraine in clinical practice settings as informed by current scientific literature and clinical guidelines. This handbook incorporates diagnostic criteria from the most recent edition of the International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD-3). The first half of the handbook provides information on assessment of migraine (including headache red flags and indications for neuroimaging), screening for common comorbid conditions, and essential lifestyle recommendations for all migraine patients. The second half covers both acute and preventive headache medications and relevant treatment algorithms and indications, as well as other medical therapies and behavioral interventions for migraine. This clinician's manual is easy to read and includes numerous tables and other content valuable to all providers wanting a go-to resource on clinical management of migraine. It is an ideal companion for busy general practitioners and neurologists, nurses and mid-level providers, neurology trainees and residents, as well as patients wishing to gain a better understanding of their condition.

Berichte zu Pflanzenschutzmitteln 2012: Jahresbericht Pflanzenschutz-Kontrollprogramm (BVL-Reporte #8.1)

by Saskia Dombrowski

​In der Bundesrepublik Deutschland überwachen die Behörden der Länder die Einhaltung der Vorschriften, die für das Inverkehrbringen und die Anwendung von Pflanzenschutzmitteln gelten.Das Pflanzenschutz-Kontrollprogramm ist ein bundesweit harmonisiertes Programm zur Überwachung pflanzenschutzrechtlicher Vorschriften. Die Durchführung und Berichterstattung der Kontrollen erfolgen nach gemeinsamen Standards der Länder auf Grundlage eines abgestimmten Methoden-Handbuches. Die Festlegung von Kontrolltatbeständen und die Betriebsauswahl erfolgt durch die Länder; zusätzlich gibt es bundesweite Kontrollschwerpunkte. Der vorliegende Bericht fasst die Ergebnisse des Jahres 2012 zusammen.Bundesweit wurden in 2.482 Handelsbetrieben Verkehrskontrollen durchgeführt und in 5.059 Betrieben der Landwirtschaft, des Gartenbaus und der Forstwirtschaft Betriebs- oder Anwendungskontrollen vorgenommen. Im Rahmen der Überwachung der Verordnung über Pflanzenschutzmittel und Pflanzenschutzgeräte (Pflanzenschutzmittelverordnung) wurden des Weiteren 95.769 Pflanzenschutzgeräte von amtlichen bzw. amtlich anerkannten Kontrollstellen überprüft. 199 Pflanzenschutzmittel wurden in Hinsicht auf Zusammensetzung und physikalische, chemische und technische Eigenschaften untersucht.

Convergence Estimates in Approximation Theory

by Ravi P. Agarwal Vijay Gupta

The study of linear positive operators is an area of mathematical studies with significant relevance to studies of computer-aided geometric design, numerical analysis, and differential equations. This book focuses on the convergence of linear positive operators in real and complex domains. The theoretical aspects of these operators have been an active area of research over the past few decades. In this volume, authors Gupta and Agarwal explore new and more efficient methods of applying this research to studies in Optimization and Analysis. The text will be of interest to upper-level students seeking an introduction to the field and to researchers developing innovative approaches.

A Chronicle of Permutation Statistical Methods: 1920–2000, and Beyond

by Kenneth J. Berry Janis E. Johnston Paul W. Mielke Jr.

The focus of this book is on the birth and historical development of permutation statistical methods from the early 1920s to the near present. Beginning with the seminal contributions of R. A. Fisher, E. J. G. Pitman, and others in the 1920s and 1930s, permutation statistical methods were initially introduced to validate the assumptions of classical statistical methods. Permutation methods have advantages over classical methods in that they are optimal for small data sets and non-random samples, are data-dependent, and are free of distributional assumptions. Permutation probability values may be exact, or estimated via moment- or resampling-approximation procedures. Because permutation methods are inherently computationally-intensive, the evolution of computers and computing technology that made modern permutation methods possible accompanies the historical narrative. Permutation analogs of many well-known statistical tests are presented in a historical context, including multiple correlation and regression, analysis of variance, contingency table analysis, and measures of association and agreement. A non-mathematical approach makes the text accessible to readers of all levels.

Application of Wavelets in Speech Processing (SpringerBriefs in Speech Technology)

by Mohamed Hesham Farouk

This book provides a survey on wide-spread of employing wavelets analysis in different applications of speech processing. The author examines development and research in different applications of speech processing. The book also summarizes the state of the art research on wavelet in speech processing.

Strategic Operations Management

by Steve Brown John Bessant Fu Jia

Strategic Operations Management, 4th Edition, shows how vital it is to have world-class operations management in any organisation. In the past, where organisations tended to be more hierarchical than today, the words, "strategy" and "operations" were almost mutually exclusive. In today's highly competitive environment, though, strategic operations capabilities must be in place for organisations to provide goods and services that meet and exceed customer requirements. Key issues such as cost, speed, quality, flexibility and constant innovation are all part of strategic operations. However, achieving such capabilities does not come by chance - instead a range of factors need to?be put in place. This new edition pays equal attention to manufacturing and service sectors. It includes numerous references to, and discusses, major changes taking place in the business world, including 3-D printing; virtual organisations; Cloud – Big Data and the Internet of Things; Servitization, global markets, ongoing innovation and managing within complex supply networks. Cases are included from a range of settings across the globe. Students taking MBA, MSc and MBM classes on operations management, advanced operations management, and strategic operations management will find this textbook fulfills all their requirements whilst advanced undergraduate classes in these areas will also find the book an essential read.

Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability: An Integrated Economic and Ecological Approach

by Ahmed Hussen

Principles of Environmental Economics and Sustainability was the first textbook to make a serious attempt to systematically integrate ecological and economic principles. It successfully introduced ecological perspectives to the study of environmental economics while maintaining the integrity of the standard economic approach. In this new edition this notion continues to be embraced while also offering readers several further features, including greater in-depth coverage of the economics of climate change, expanded reference sections, and an updated and expanded "review and discussion questions" section. The unique integration of both mainstream and ecological approaches which this textbook provides proves particularly illuminating in relation to the following topics: economics of climate change environmental valuation cost–benefit analysis and the environment sustainability in theory and practice limits to growth the role of technology the business case for environmental sustainability. Written in a clear and accessible way, this key textbook is an excellent resource for all students of environmental economics. With study tools including learning objectives, case studies, and charts and graphs, this volume uses real-world examples to engage both students and academics within the field.

Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction, Second Edition

by Richard Fitzpatrick

Emphasizing physics over mathematics, this popular, classroom-tested text helps advanced undergraduates acquire a sound physical understanding of wave phenomena. This second edition of Oscillations and Waves: An Introduction contains new widgets, animations in Python, and exercises, as well as updated chapter content throughout; continuing to ease the difficult transition for students between lower-division courses that mostly encompass algebraic equations and upper-division courses that rely on differential equations. Assuming familiarity with the laws of physics and college-level mathematics, the author covers aspects of optics that crucially depend on the wave-like nature of light, such as wave optics. Examples explore discrete mechanical, optical, and quantum mechanical systems; continuous gases, fluids, and elastic solids; electronic circuits; and electromagnetic waves. The text also introduces the conventional complex representation of oscillations and waves during the discussion of quantum mechanical waves. Features: Fully updated throughout and featuring new widgets, animations, and end of chapter exercises to enhance understanding Provides a clear, concise, systematic, and comprehensive treatment of the subject matter that emphasises physics over mathematics Offers complete coverage of advanced topics in waves, such as electromagnetic wave propagation through the ionosphere Includes examples from mechanical systems, elastic solids, electronic circuits, optical systems, and other areas

Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

by David L. Edgell Sr. Jason R. Swanson

The wellspring to the future global growth in tourism is a commitment toward good policy and strategic planning. Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow offers an introduction to the tourism policy process and how policies link to the strategic tourism planning function as well as influence planning at the local, national, and international level. This third edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the many important developments in the travel and tourism industry and subsequent new policies and present planning process issues. The third edition features: A new chapter on policies regarding terrorism and its impact on tourism. New and updated content on managing sustainable tourism, obstacles and barriers to international travel, and strategic tourism planning. New case studies based on established and emerging markets throughout to illustrate real-life applications of planning and policy at the international, regional, national, and local level. New end of chapter summary and review questions to consolidate student learning. Accessible and up to date, Tourism Policy and Planning is essential reading for all tourism students.

The Parasite Chronicles: My Lifelong Odyssey Among The Parasites That Cause Human Disease

by Boo H. Kwa

This book introduces the reader to the fascinating world of parasites that cause human disease. It is written in a first-person style relating anecdotes and personal encounters of parasites by the author. It tells stories about exotic parasites diseases, interesting factoids about the life history of unusual parasites species, and strange ways in which humans can become infected. However this is also a serious topic, as there is increasing movement of populations and goods occurring in a globalized world, resulting in previously exotic parasites being brought into new regions of the world. This book about parasite infections will be of interest to business travelers and tourists alike, and the book discusses simple common sense ways to avoid them.

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