New Concepts

Rejecting Allergens: The Avoidance Behavior

Rejecting Allergens: The Avoidance Behavior

The immune system can recognize, assimilate or…

Stress-Induced Th2 Shift & Thyroid Autoimmunity: Unifying Hypothesis

Stress-Induced Th2 Shift & Thyroid Autoimmunity: Unifying Hypothesis

Thyroid autoimmunity may manifest clinically as chronic…

History

Bridging Neurosciences and Immunology – An Overview

Bridging Neurosciences and Immunology – An Overview

The brain and the immune system, or the “supersystems”, a term coined…

Bartolomeo Eustachius and the Discovery of Adrenal Glands

Bartolomeo Eustachius and the Discovery of Adrenal Glands

Bartolomeo Eustachio was born in 1524 in San Severino Marche, a little…

Commentaries & Fundamental or Clinical Categories

First Evidence That Th22 Cells May Contribute To the Pathogenesis of Graves’ Disease

First Evidence That Th22 Cells May Contribute To the Pathogenesis of Graves’ Disease

Commentary on the article: A High Frequency of Circulating Th22 and Th17 Cells in Patients with New…

Neural Control of Immunity

ATP as a Neuromediator at the Brain-Immune Interface

ATP as a Neuromediator at the Brain-Immu…

The purinergic signaling system, also known as a ‘purinome’, represents extracellular signaling…

Hormones and Immunity

Sex Hormones and Immunoregulation

Sex Hormones and Immunoregulation

The sexual dimorphism in immune responses in humans is well known; females…

Neuroendocrine Immunology of Autoimmunity

Sex Steroids Hormones and Autoimmune Disease Activity

Sex Steroids Hormones and Autoimmune Dis…

Females display an increased incidence of autoimmune diseases, with a sexual dimorphism…

Neuro-Immune Dysfunction in Human Diseases

Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions in Lung Inflammatory Diseases

Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions in Lu…

Inflammation is the body’s response to insults. During inflammation, various inflammatory cells…

Short Info or Blogs

Stress.Immunity

Stress & Organ Specific Autoimmunity: A Complex Interrelationship

Stress & Organ Specific Autoimmunity: A Complex Interrelationship

The evidence for stress contributing to the onset and course of autoimmune…

Feature & Faces

David Goldstein, Adrenaline, the Inner World and the Scientific Integrative Medicine

David Goldstein, Adrenaline, the Inner World and the Scientific Integrative Medicine

Dr. Goldstein founded and directs the Clinical Neurocardiology Section at the National…

Lena Johansson, Stress and Alzheimer’s Risk in Women

Lena Johansson, Stress and Alzheimer’s Risk in Women

In this recent editorial, Lena Johansson outlines some current concepts and research…