Immunosenescenza e Inflammaging

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With the descriptive term "immunosenescence" we classically define all those modifications,related to age, which cause reduced efficiency of immune responseswith an increased risk of infectious diseases, which in the old age become the first causeof death, of autoimmune phenomena and, presumably, of tumors; all accompanied bya characteristic pro-inflammatory state.
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationLa Medicina dell'Aging e dell'Anti-Aging
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Colonna Romano, G., Candore, G., & Caruso, C. (2016). Immunosenescenza e Inflammaging. In La Medicina dell'Aging e dell'Anti-Aging (pp. 59-83)