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Neuroimmunology of Sleep

Neuroimmunology of Sleep

Neuroimmunology of Sleep provides a comprehensive overview of the immune system’s effects on central nervous system functions, and particularly their impact on the regulation of sleep and wakefulness. The book delivers both basic and clinical perspectives of the neuroimmunology of sleep and their impact on health and disease. The roles of various immune mediators and […]

The Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis, Volume 7 (NeuroImmune Biology)

The Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis, Volume 7 (NeuroImmune Biology)

The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis controls reactions to stress and regulates various body processes such as digestion, the immune system, mood and sexuality, and energy usage. This volume focuses on the immune system and provides substantive experimental and clinical data to support current understanding in the field, and potential applications of this knowledge in the treatment of […]

Immunoendocrinology in Health and Disease

Immunoendocrinology in Health and Disease

The first part of this book (pp. 1-415) is devoted to the fundamental aspects of the interactions between the adaptive immune system and the endocrine system. After a global view of immunological development and biology, 19 chapters extensively present the state of knowledge about the influence upon the immune response exerted by peptide hormones (growth […]

The Stress of Life

The Stress of Life

The Stress of Life, a classic book written by the man who introduced the term (psychological) “stress” and “dedicated his entire scientific career to furnish more and more proof for the importance of neuroendocrine mechanisms in the development of disease. János Hugo Bruno “Hans” Selye (January 26, 1907 – October 16, 1982) was a pioneering […]

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