[automatically translated] In the elderly are described generally acquired natural immunity alterations and perceived as a deteriorating condition of the immune system. In this condition while also having a chronic inflammatory state, configuring the so-called immunosenescence, which becomes the main cause of occurrence of diseases and infectious and inflammatory character age related. Certainly better immunosenescence knowledge and the development of appropriate strategies to combat it are essential to improving the quality of life of the elderly and to allow the formulation of anti-aging strategies aimed not so much to "rejuvenate" the individual, but to delay the 'aging and death through the prevention of infectious and age related diseases.
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|