Allergy & Immunology

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Published:
October 20, 2014
Editor(s):
Ana M. Gimenez-Arnau, Howard I. Maibach
Contact urticaria syndrome was first defined in 1975 and since then scientific interest has steadily increased. New cases are continuously being reported furnishing information on novel clinical features. A large number of compounds could be responsible for triggering the syndrome including 
Published:
February 21, 2014
Editor(s):
Pudupakkam K. Vedanthan, Harold S. Nelson, Shripad N. Agashe, Mahesh P A, Rohit Katial
This well-illustrated book synthesizes all aspects of allergy, asthma, and related fields such as aerobiology and immunology. Appropriate for allergy practitioners and medical students seeking the latest information on allergy and asthma, it covers aeroallergens and their source plants 
Published:
February 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Richard F. Lockey, Dennis K. Ledford
This fifth edition of the bestselling Allergens and Allergen Immunotherapy is now completely updated and revised to include subcutaneous, sublingual, and oral immunomodulator treatments of allergic disease. The redesigned book continues to provide comprehensive coverage of all types of allergens 
Published:
August 13, 2013
Editor(s):
Scott H. Sicherer
Food allergy has increased over the past two decades, with a larger number of patients presenting a myriad of related symptoms and illnesses to physicians and allied health professionals. The growing number of patients poses a challenge to health care providers and confirms the need for developing 
Published:
May 10, 2013
Editor(s):
Jean-Luc Malo, Moira Chan-Yeung, David I. Bernstein
Occupational factors are responsible for a large percentage of cases of asthma in adults of working age. Any irritant generated at high concentrations can cause occupational asthma, and early diagnosis is critical because cure is still possible at this stage. This latest edition of Asthma in the 
Published:
March 22, 2013
Editor(s):
Ernesto Oviedo-Orta, Brenda R. Kwak, William Howard Evans
Plasma membrane-associated channels known as gap junctions, along with their protein building blocks—connexins—have an important functional role in a range of immunological processes, including heart function, cell growth and specialization, and early development. Spanning basic science and 
Published:
November 26, 2012
Author(s):
Dr. Prakash Sambhara
The discovery of Toll-like receptors (TLRs) in the late 1990s ushered in a new age of discovery for innate immunity. The importance of TLRs for immunology and biomedical research was recognized with the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology in 2011. The prize was shared by three scientists: Ralph 
Published:
February 24, 2012
Editor(s):
Donald N Mitchell, Athol Wells, Stephen G Spiro, David R Moller
Sarcoidosis represents a major challenge for physicians—not just in respiratory medicine, but across a range of specialties. This book, with a multidisciplinary authorship of the highest standard, presents the most up-to-date thinking on all aspects of the condition, from epidemiology to clinical 
Published:
August 23, 2011
Editor(s):
Adrian Bot, Mihail Obrocea, Francesco M. Marincola
Recent advances in immunology and biology have opened new horizons in cancer therapy, included in the expanding array of cancer treatment options, which are immunotherapies, or cancer vaccines, for both solid and blood borne cancers. Cancer Vaccines: From Research to Clinical Practice is the first 
Published:
June 24, 2011
Editor(s):
Victor R. Preedy, Ross Hunter
Cytokines are a group of peptides secreted by cells of the immune system such as macrophages, lymphocytes, and T cells. They can be divided into functional families and have-wide ranging impacts that affect cells and molecular pathways to the whole individual. Written by distinguished scholars and