The Thymus in Health and Senescence: Volume 2 Aging and Endocrinology, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Thymus in Health and Senescence

Volume 2 Aging and Endocrinology, 1st Edition

Edited by Nathan F. Cardarelli

CRC Press

340 pages

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First published in 1989: This text was written to provide a relatively broad comprehensive study of the thymus in health and disease, including relationships to the endocrine system, immue system, and again.

Table of Contents

1. Senescence 2. The Thymus, Immune System, and Aging 3. Notes on Cancer 4. Premature Aging 5. The Thymus in the Regulation and Control of Cell Growth 6. Evidence for a Thymus-Pineal Axis 7. The Pineal Gland 8. Pineal Function 9. The Cycles of Life 10. Hypothalamic Control Centers 11. Notes on Genetic and Radiation Control of Senescence 12. Summary and Development of a New Approach to Senescence

About the Editor

Nate Cardarelli was a Full Professor of General Technology in the Engineering and Science Technology Department at the University of Akron.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism