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Neuroendocrine Immunology in Rheumatic Diseases: Translation from Basics to Clinics, Volume 1193

Neuroendocrine Immunology in Rheumatic Diseases: Translation from Basics to Clinics, Volume 1193

Maurizio Cutolo (Editor), Johannes W. J. Bijlsma (Editor), Rainer H. Straub (Editor), Alfonse T. Masi (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-573-31769-6

Jun 2010, Wiley-Blackwell

352 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$143.95

Description

As part of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences series, this volume features recent advances in the field of Neuroendocrine Rheumatology including:
  • the role of sleep on immune response
  • the D hormone endocrine system
  • the effects of estrogens on immune rheumatic diseases
  • the role of neurotransmitters in arthritis
  • the circadian rhythms of glucocorticoids
  • the release of endorphins in arthritis
  • adipocytokines and their roles in bridging the gap between immunity and atherosclerosis
  • the role of the nociceptive system in acute and chronic inflammation
  • the cytokine connection in atherosclerosis
  • hormonal effects in thrombosis in autoimmune rheumatic disease
  • activation of the cholinergic pathway as a novel treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
  • neuroendocrine immunology of fibromyalgia

This book is ideal for Graduate students, researchers and clinicians in the fields of neurology, neuroscience, endocrinology, immunology, and rheumatology.

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"The book is appropriate for rheumatologists, fellows, residents, neurologists, scientists at any level, and medical students. . . With case reports and studies, the book makes it easy to connect the basic science to clinical aspects. " (Doody's, 16 September 2011)