9781632410535 t fc

ISBN : 9781632410535

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Immunology

Publication Year :   2015

Price : USD 159.00

Description :  This book is a comprehensive study of diverse aspects of autoimmune diseases and their impacts. Autoimmune diseases stand for a group of more than 60 diverse chronic autoimmune disorders that distress roughly 6% of the population. It arises when the immune system vigorously targets and destroys own tissue which results in disease, with major examples being Lupus and Type 1 diabetes. The immune system is structured to defend the body from unfamiliar pathogens such as viruses and bacteria. However, throughout the procedure of generating immune cells for this reason; as a harmful effect, self-reactive immune cells are also generated. This book intends to present some resourceful information with several diagrams and case studies regarding the above stated topic.

Author/Editor :  Marcy Ward

Author's Description :  Marcy Ward, MD, PhD serves as a professor of medicine at a public research university in New York, United States. She specializes in immunology. Her academic and clinical interests lie in autoimmune disorders and internal medicine. She has been the recipient of "Distinguished Teacher" award for her contributions in the medical community. Ward serves on the editorial board of reputed medical journals; and has numerous articles and papers to her credit.