The book describes the mechanisms involved in the maintenance of neuroendocrine-immune interactions in ageing. The lack of this maintenance leads to the appearance of age-related diseases (cancer, infections, dementia) and subsequent disability. The capacity of some hormones or nutritional factors in restoring and remodelling the neuroendocrine-immune response during ageing is reported presenting possible new anti-ageing strategies in order to reach healthy ageing and longevity.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 456
Weight: 970 g
Dimensions: 286 x 221 x 19 mm
"...is a welcome addition to biogerontological literature..." - BIOGERONTOLOGY (2005) "...good overview of the aging of the immune, neural and endocrine systems." - Meharvan Singh, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of North Texas Health Science Center, U.S.A. (2005)
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