Medicine » Immunology, Allergology and Rheumatology
- Topics in Osteoporosis
Margarita Valdes Flores
279 pages, May, 2013
- Osteoporosis affects the osteo-articular system. However, there are hormonal, kidney related, gastrointestinal and neuromuscular factors among other, that can be involved in the etiopathogenesis of the disease. In the other hand, for osteoporosis pre ...
- Genes and Autoimmunity - Intracellular Signaling and Microbiome Contribution
Spaska Angelova Stanilova
267 pages, March, 2013
- Autoimmune disorders are known to affect a substantial number of people worldwide, demonstrating a gender bias and are the second largest cause of chronic illness. Recently, the attention has been focused on lifestyle changes as a major factor in the ...
- Current Trends in Atherogenesis
251 pages, February, 2013
- This book collects the state of the art of the antioxidants from the clinical and experimental approaches in order to bring a better understanding of the mechanisms and useful therapies for these diseases. We hope that it can indicate new "current tr ...
- Updates in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vasculitis
Lazaros I. Sakkas and Christina Katsiari
274 pages, February, 2013
- Vasculitis, an inflammation of blood vessels, can be idiopathic or secondary to other conditions. Infections may also mimic idiopathic vasculitis, and the differential diagnosis is of paramount importance for the practicing physician. Vasculitides ar ...
- Probiotic in Animals
Everlon Cid Rigobelo
272 pages, October, 2012
- Over the last few decades the prevalence of studies about probiotics strains has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. The use of probiotics strains in animals production may reduce several problems caused by antibiotics therapy, growth pr ...
- Autoimmune Diseases - Contributing Factors, Specific Cases of Autoimmune Diseases, and Stem Cell and Other Therapies
392 pages, July, 2012
- Autoimmune disease represents a group of more than 60 different chronic autoimmune diseases that affect approximately 6% of the population. Autoimmune diseases arise when ones immune system actively targets and destroys self tissue resulting in clini ...
- Recent Advances in Immunology to Target Cancer, Inflammation and Infections
Jagat R. Kanwar
520 pages, May, 2012
- Immunology is the branch of biomedical sciences to study of the immune system physiology both in healthy and diseased states. Some aspects of autoimmunity draws our attention to the fact that it is not always associated with pathology. For instance, ...
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
232 pages, April, 2012
- The antiphospholipid syndrome has been described for the first time by Graham Hughes in 1983 as a condition connected with thromboses or foetal losses and antiphospholipid antibodies presence. Form that time there has been a great progress in knowled ...