Immunoendocrinology in Health and Disease.0824750608
Immunoendocrinology in health and disease.
Ed. by Vincent Geenen and George Chrousos.
In an effort to illustrate the clinical importance of immunoendocrinology in the understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of autoimmune endocrine disorders, the contributors of these 36 articles describe the fundamental and clinical aspects of their work. They include review articles of immunological development and common signaling in the neuroendocrine neuroendocrine /neu·ro·en·do·crine/ (-en´do-krin) pertaining to neural and endocrine influence, and particularly to the interaction between the nervous and endocrine systems.
adj. and immune systems and articles on the effects of specific agents and organs, including the effect of glucocorticoids Glucocorticoids
Any of a group of hormones (like cortisone) that influence many body functions and are widely used in medicine, such as for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis inflammation. on the immune system and two way communications between mast cells and the nervous system. Topics of clinical articles include aspects of autoimmune type 1 diabetes type 1 diabetes
See diabetes mellitus. , Addison's Disease, premature ovarian failure premature ovarian failure Cessation of menses before age 40, often accompanied by ↑ serum gonadotropin Etiology Idiopathic, or 2º to ovarian receptor antibodies, viral infection, cytotoxic drugs, RT, etc , aging and neuroimmunoendocrinology, HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. infection and the central nervous system, and advances in the immunotherapy of neuroendocrine tumors.
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