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Neuroendocrine Immune Network in Ageing : Volume 4 - R.H. Straub

Neuroendocrine Immune Network in Ageing

Volume 4

Hardcover Published: 15th October 2004
ISBN: 9780444516176
Number Of Pages: 456

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8 11/16 X 11 1/4 in I. Introduction.

Evolutionary aspects for the neuroendocrine immune network and ageing (R.H. Straub).



II. Ageing of the immune system.S TRONG>

Immunosenescence (R. Solana, G. Pawelec). Zinc- binding proteins (metallothionein and α-2 macroglobulin) as potenti al biological markers of immunosenescence (E. Mocchegiani et al.). Neutrophil ageing and immunosenescence (S.K. Butcher et al. ). Apoptosis and ageing (A. Larbi et al.). MHC-unrestricted cyt otoxicity in ageing (M. Provinciali, A. Donnini, R.E. Francesca). Major histocompatibility complex polymorphisms and ageing (G. Candore et a l.).



III. Ageing of the endocrine system.

Neuroplascticity in the hu man hypothalamus during ageing (M.A. Hofman, D.F. Swaab). The role of gr owth hormone signalling in the control of ageing (A. Bartke et al. EM>). Ageing and the adrenal cortex (V. Lamounier-Zepter, S.R. Bornstein ). Hormonal changes in ageing men (E. Plas, S. Madersbacher, P. Berger).

"...is a welcome addition to biogerontological literature...the wealth of information provided with respect to the ageing brain, the immune system and the hormonal system is definately highly useful to venture into other areas of biogerentology." - BIOGERONTOLOGY (2005) "...offers a good overview of some of the studies carried out to help address these questions, focusing particularly on the neuro-endocrine-immune axis...Overall, this text offers a good overview of the aging of the immune, neural and endocrine systems, and enables the appreciation of how biological aging of one system influences the other." -Meharvan Singh, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of North Texas Health Science Center, U.S.A. (2005)

Introduction
Evolutionary aspects for the neuroendocrine immune network and ageing (R.H. Straub)
Ageing of the immune system
Immunosenescence (
Zinc-binding proteins (
Neutrophil ageing and immunosenescence (
Apoptosis and ageing (
MHC-unrestricted cytotoxicity in ageing (
Major histocompatibility complex polymorphisms and ageing (
Ageing of the endocrine system
Neuroplascticity in the human hypothalamus during ageing (
The role of growth hormone signalling in the control of ageing (
Ageing and the adrenal cortex (
Hormonal changes in ageing men (
Ageing and the endocrine circadian system (
Melatonin rhythms, melatonin supplementation and sleep in old age (
Ageing of the nervous system
Age-related changes of the human autonomic nervous system (
Age-related alterations in autonomic nervous innervation (
Ageing and the neuroendocrine system of the gut (
Modulating effects of nutrition on brain ageing (
Ageing-related role of nitric oxide in the brain (
Links between one global system and another global system during the ageing process
Introduction (
Plasticity of neuroendocrine-thymus interactions during ontogeny and ageing: Role of zinc (
Adverse lucocorticoid actions and their relevance to brain ageing (
Neuroendocrine immune aspects of osteoporosis during the ageing process (
The ageing process and chronic inflammatory diseases
Neuroendocrine immune mechanisms of accelerated ageing in patients with chronic inflammatory diseases (
Thyroid autoimmunity and ageing (
The clinical importance of proinflammatory cytokines in elderly populations (
Conclusions
Possible new anti-ageing strategies related to neuroendocrine immune interactions (
Concluding remarks and future directions (
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ISBN: 9780444516176
ISBN-10: 0444516174
Series: Neuroimmune Biology : Book 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 15th October 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 22.1  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.97