Allergy and the nervous system [electronic resource] /
volume editor, John Bienenstock.
Basel ; New York : Karger, c2012.
xii, 272 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
3805599846 (alk. paper), 9783805599849 (alk. paper), 9783805599856 (e-ISBN)
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Basel ; New York : Karger, c2012.
3805599846 (alk. paper)
9783805599849 (alk. paper)
9783805599856 (e-ISBN)
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Relations between asthma and psychological distress: an old idea revisited -- Brain and asthma: what are the linkages? -- Stress-related programming of autonomic imbalance: role in allergy and asthma -- Role of parasympathetic nerves and muscarinic receptors in allergy and asthma -- Developmental programming of allergic diseases -- Mind-body interrelationship in DNA methylation -- Neurotrophins in chronic allergic airway inflammation and remodeling -- Pathways underlying afferent signaling of bronchopulmonary immune activation to the central nervous system -- Allergen-induced neuromodulation in the respiratory tract -- Role of microbiome in regulating the HPA axisd and its relevance to allergy -- Autonomic regulation of anti-inflammatory activities from salivary glands -- Mast cell-nerve functional unit: a key component of physiologic and pathophysiologic responses -- Neural and behavioral correlates of food allergy -- Neuroendocrine-immune connection regulates chronic inflammatory disease in allergy -- Itch and the brain.
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