Human immunosenescence contributes to morbidity and mortality in later life. The age-associated increasing incidence of cancer and cardiovascular disease plateaus at around 80 years of age in industrialised countries, but death due to infectious disease continues to increase up to 100 years of age and beyond. Understanding the reasons for age-associated alterations to protective immunity in the elderly would facilitate the development of interventions to reconstitute appropriate immune function, increase responsiveness to ...

Immunosenescence 2010, Springer

ISBN-13: 9781441926395

Trade paperback

Immunosenescence 2008, Springer, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780387768403

2007 edition