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Esser, Charlotte

Environmental Influences on the Immune System

Esser, Charlotte - Environmental Influences on the Immune System, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Principles of the Immune System: Players and Organization
Charlotte Esser

Part I. Age and Lifestyle

2. Influence of Early-Life Environmental Exposures on Immune Function Across the Life Span
Lisbeth A. Boule, B. Paige Lawrence

3. Environmental Influences on the Immune System: The Aging Immune System
Julia N. Mälzer, Axel R. Schulz, Andreas Thiel

4. The Hygiene Hypothesis
Caroline Roduit, Remo Frei, Erika Mutius, Roger Lauener

5. Stress and the Immune System
Rebecca G. Reed, Charles L. Raison

6. Exercise and the Immune System
Elisa Couto Gomes, Geraint Florida-James

Part II. Chemicals and Pollutants

7. Mechanisms by Which UV Radiation, a Natural Component of Sunlight, Suppresses the Immune Response
Stephen E. Ullrich

8. Vaccination Efficacy and Environmental Pollution
Katrine Kielsen, Zaiba Shamim, Lars P. Ryder, Philippe Grandjean, Carsten Heilmann

9. Engineered Nanoparticles and the Immune System: Interaction and Consequences
Paola Italiani, Diana Boraschi

10. Air Pollution and Allergy in Germany: Surprising Results of Data Obtained After Reunification
Ursula Krämer

11. Air Pollution, Subclinical Inflammation and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Tom Teichert, Christian Herder

12. Immunotoxic Effects of Mercury
Renee M. Gardner, Jennifer F. Nyland

Part III. Challenges

13. Environment and Autoimmunity: Facts and Gaps
Angela Ceribelli, Elena Generali, Carlo Selmi

14. The Challenge of Predicting the Immunotoxic Potential of Chemicals
Hans-Werner Vohr

15. Environmental Pollution: A Human Rights Perspective
Dinah Shelton

Keywords: Biomedicine, Immunology, Pharmacology/Toxicology, Human Physiology

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783709118900
Printed ISBN
978-3-7091-1888-7

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