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The Immune System Fourth Edition

Author : Peter Parham
ISBN : 9781317511571
Genre : Medical
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The Immune System, Fourth Edition emphasizes the human immune system and presents immunological concepts in a coherent, concise, and contemporary account of how the immune system works. Written for undergraduate, medical, veterinary, dental, and pharmacy students, it makes generous use of medical examples to illustrate points. This classroom-proven textbook offers clear writing, full-color illustrations, and section and chapter summaries that make the book accessible and easily understandable to students. The Fourth Edition is a major revision that brings the content up-to-date and improves clarity. Based on user feedback, there is now increased continuity and connectivity between chapters.

Digestive Wellness Strengthen The Immune System And Prevent Disease Through Healthy Digestion Fourth Edition

Author : Elizabeth Lipski
ISBN : 9780071701617
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The definitive guide to healthy digestion! Digestive Wellness explains how your digestive system works and what to do when it doesn’t. You’ll find practical solutions to all the common gastrointestinal disorders (and many other conditions) and expert guidance on the newest advances in testing and diagnosis, nutrition, and natural therapies. Plus, you’ll learn how faulty digestion can affect the human body systemically, from migraines and skin issues to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. “Dr. Lipski offers a practical toolkit to support each of us—clinicians and patients—to return to wellness by bringing our gastrointestinal system back into balance and harmony. I believe that you will deeply benefit from joining Dr. Lipski on this journey toward digestive wellness.” —Patrick Hanaway, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Genova Diagnostics; President, American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine “For anyone who has an interest in truly understanding how the gut works or is just interested in finding ways to optimize quality of life during the aging process, Digestive Wellness, 4th Edition is a must read.” —Jeffrey Moss, D.D.S., CNS, DACBN, Moss Nutrition “Liz Lipski explains digestion in a most appetizing and personal way. Even better than the last edition, Liz updates her understanding and ours. Everyone with a digestive tract has a need to know what Dr. Lipski synthesizes so well.” —Russell M. Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D., CCN, founder, ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies, LLC, and Perque, LLC “Dr. Lipski has written an easy-to-read and highly informative book that will help the general population and practitioners alike understand what the problem is and how to treat it. It is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about the intimate relationship between our digestion and our health.” —Marcelle Pick, RNC, M.S.N., OB/GYN NP

The Immune System A Very Short Introduction

Author : Paul Klenerman
ISBN : 9780198753902
Genre : Medical
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The immune system is central to human health and the focus of much medical research. Growing understanding of the immune system, and especially the creation of immune memory (long lasting protection), which can be harnessed in the design of vaccines, have been major breakthroughs in medicine. In this Very Short Introduction, Paul Klenerman describes the immune system, and how it works in health and disease. In particular he focuses on the human immune system, considering how it evolved, the basic rules that govern its behavior, and the major health threats where it is important. The immune system comprises a series of organs, cells and chemical messengers which work together as a team to provide defence against infection. Klenerman discusses these components, the critical signals that trigger them and how they exert their protective effects, including so-called "innate" immune responses, which react very fast to infection, and "adaptive" immune responses, which have huge diversity and a capacity to recognize and defend against a massive array of micro-organisms. Klenerman also considers what happens when our immune systems fail to be activated effectively, leading to serious infections, problems with inherited diseases, and also HIV/AIDS. At the opposite extreme, as Klenerman shows, an over-exaggerated immune response leads to inflammatory diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis, as well as allergy and asthma. Finally he looks at the "Immune system v2.o" - how immune therapies and vaccines can be advanced to protect us against the major diseases of the 21st century. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Immunology

Author : David K. Male
ISBN : 0723433364
Genre : Medical
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The 4th Edition of this pocket-sized, illustrated dictionary offers a concise, evidence-based approach to the immune system. The book divides the subject into five easy-to-review sections: The Immune System, Antigen Recognition, Immune Responses, Immunopathology, and Immunological Techniques. Each of these sections is then sub-divided into short, paragraphs that define key terms and concepts. Fifty new immunological definitions in the Index of Terms, in addition to newly updated definitions and vocabulary, reflect the many advances in the field. Readers will appreciate the highly organized, cross-referenced approach that allows them to master key concepts. Lists core terms and concepts that are followed by short, straightforward definitions. Amplifies the text with simple color diagrams and illustrations and cross-referencing between definitions. Offers easy and rapid access to straightforward, easily understood definitions in the Index of Terms. Provides three updated and reorganized sections: Antigen Recognition, Immune Responses, and Immunopathology. Adds 50 new definitions to the Index of Terms that reflect the rapid developments in the field, and updates all others. Enhances terminology with 12 new color illustrations adapted by the author from his interactive CD-ROMs.

Concepts In Immunology And Immunotherapeutics

Author : Blaine T. Smith
ISBN : 9781585281275
Genre : Medical
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Thoroughly updated and expanded, this new edition can serve both as a textbook for pharmacy students and as a valuable reference for practitioners. Concepts in Immunology and Immunotherapeutics, 4th Edition provides a wide-ranging introduction to both basic and applied immunology. A team of 14 expert contributors brings together a diverse perspective in this edition to help you prepare for the new world of immunologically-based biotech drugs.

Immunologie

Author : Charles A. Janeway
ISBN : 3827410797
Genre : Medical
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Das Standardlehrbuch der Immunologie im deutschen Raum liegt nun erneut in einer vollstAndig A1/4berarbeiteten und aktualisierten Form vor. Der "Janeway" bleibt damit ein hochaktueller und verlAsslicher Begleiter im unverAndert rasant fortschreitenden Fachgebiet der Immunologie. ”Dieses Buch setzt eindeutig neue MaAstAbe.Immunology Today" ”... so aktuell, wie ein Lehrbuch nur sein kann.The New England Journal of Medicine" ”... eine anschauliche, lebendige und verlAAliche EinfA1/4hrung in das gesamte Gebiet der Immunbiologie.Cell" ”Unter den Immunologie-LehrbA1/4chern nimmt dieses sicher heute den vorderen Rang ein. Es macht VergnA1/4gen, sich von ihm bilden zu lassen.Biospektrum" ”Die Texte erklAren die komplizierte Materie in einer klaren und anschaulichen Sprache ... Das Buch eignet sich hervorragend als Lehrbuch und als Nachschlagewerk fA1/4r jeden, der sich mit Fragen der Immunologie beschAftigt.Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung" ”Dieses neue Lehrbuch aus dem Spektrum-Verlag ist sicherlich das zur Zeit umfassendste, aktuellste und didaktisch sinnvollste Werk zum Thema Immunologie, das in deutscher Sprache auf dem Markt und zu einem vernA1/4nftigen Preis zu erwerben ist.Curare" ”Kann uneingeschrAnkt jedem Medizinstudenten und jedem klinisch tAtigen Kollegen empfohlen werden.Prof. M. Seyfarth, UniversitAt LA1/4beck"”Das Buch deckt die moderne Immunologie in ihrer ganzen Vielfalt ab. Trotzdem wirken Text und Darstellungen wie aus einem GuA.Prof. Th. HA1/4nig, UniversitAt WA1/4rzburg" ”Das Lehrbuch "Immunologie" von Janeway und Travers ist hochaktuell und A1/4berdies exzellent illustriert. Das Gesamtkonzept ist ... sehr gut auf die BedA1/4rfnisse von Biologie- und Medizinstudenten zugeschnitten.Prof. W. DrAge, DKFZ Heidelberg" ”Dieses Buch zeigt, wie man das komplexe Wissensgebiet der Immunologie klar und verstAndlich beschreiben kann und den Leser gleichzeitig zur kritischen Beurteilung der aktuellen Forschung befAhigt.Prof. Dr. N. Koch, UniversitAt Bonn" ”Das Buch ersetzt in hervorragender Weise eine leider noch nicht etablierte Pflichtvorlesung fA1/4r Mediziner und Biologen.Prof. G. Uhlenbruck, UniversitAt KAln" ” ... ein modernes und kompaktes Lehrbuch, das man bedenkenlos allen jungen Medizinern und Biologen, Studenten, Doktoranden und Post-Docs, die sich mit Fragen der Immunologie beschAftigen wollen oder beschAftigen, empfehlen kann.Prof. Klaus Rajewsky im Vorwort zur deutschen Ausgabe"

How The Immune System Works

Author : Lauren M. Sompayrac
ISBN : 9781118298626
Genre : Health & Fitness
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How the Immune System Works is not a comprehensive textbook. It’s the book thousands of students have used to help them understand what’s in their big, thick, immunology texts. In this book, Dr. Sompayrac cuts through the jargon and details to reveal, in simple language, the essence of this complex subject. Fifteen easy to follow lectures, featuring the uniquely popular humorous style and engaging analogies developed by Dr Sompayrac, provide an introduction to the ‘bigger picture’, followed by practical discussion on how each of the components interacts with one another. Now featuring full-color diagrams, this book has been rigorously updated for its fourth edition to reflect today’s immunology teaching and includes updated discussion of B and T cell memory, T cell activation, vaccines, immunodeficiency, and cancer. Whether you are completely new to immunology, or require a refresher, How the Immune System Works is an enjoyable way of engaging with the key concepts – you need know nothing of the workings of the immune system to benefit from this book! How the Immune System Works is now accompanied by a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition - the interactive, digital version of the book - featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note taking facilities, book-marking, cross-referencing, in-text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms. It is also available from CourseSmart for instant, online and offline access for studying anytime, anywhere.

Everyone S Guide To Cancer Therapy 4th Edition

Author : Malin Dollinger
ISBN : 0740718568
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Surveys the latest techology and techniques for diagnosing, treating, and managing cancer, and provides vital information on treatment options and supportive care.

Psychoneuroimmunology

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ISBN : 0080465013
Genre : Science
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Psychoneuroimmunology is the study of interactions among behavioral, neural and endocrine, and immunologic processes of adaptation. These two volumes provide a clearly written, extensively referenced summary of some of the behavioral, neural and endocrine regulators of immune responses and immunologically mediated disease processes and of the behavioral and neuroendocrine effects of immune system activity. Several chapters expand upon topics reviewed in earlier editions of this series; most chapters cover active areas of research that have not previously been reviewed. As illustrated in this fourth edition, interdisciplinary research continues to provide evidence that the brain and immune system represent a single, integrated system of defense. Fully revised and updated fourth edition of the classic reference Provides a neuroendocrine and immunologic perspective for the behavioral scientist Provides a behavioral and neuroscience perspective for the immunologist Helps the reader translate basic science findings into clinically relevant information Provides the reader with the background for and foundation of integrative research and integrative medicine Provides an encyclopedic resource for advanced undergraduates and for pre- and post-doctoral students as well as active researchers

Essentials Of Clinical Immunology

Author : Helen Chapel
ISBN : 0632049723
Genre : Medical
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The fourth edition of this highly popular book has been extensively revised. The first chapter, a revision of the immune system, has been updated to provide the 'nitty-gritty' a student or trainee needs to know in order to understand diseases that have an immunological basis. Although the remainder of the book's focus is clinical, it covers the underlying pathophysiology of disease so that the reader is left with a lasting understanding of the basis of symptoms, signs, special investigations and management of the patient. It will be of great value to medical students and postgraduate trainees who require a thorough knowledge of the rapidly expanding number of diseases that have an immunological basis. Other features of the book include: - Selected case-histories that cover key learning points - Questions (multiple choice) and answers to help test understanding - Updates on immune diseases, immunotherapy and transplantation - New sections on chemokines and their role in inflamation, viral infections and much, much more - A dedicated website that provides updates, further case-histories and references together with short commentary on evidence for new or controversial statements in the text. See www.immunologyclinic.com

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