Neuroendocrine Immunology in Rheumatic Diseases : Translation from Basics to Clinics Paperback
Part of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences series
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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- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: New York Academy of Sciences
- Publication Date: 02/07/2010
- Category: Rheumatology
- ISBN: 9781573317696