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Cover for Stress and inflammation: an emerging story.

The aim of the current chapter is to introduce recent findings demonstrating the ability of stress to promote inflammation within the central nervous system and to critically evaluate the evidence linking these changes to alterations in mental health. Topics discussed in the chapter include: the...

Author(s)
Walker, F. R.; Nalivaiko, E.; Day, T. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asthma and inflammation.

In this chapter, the relationship between asthma and inflammation are examined. The effect of dietary modulation (involving dietary fat, obesity and antioxidants) of inflammation in asthma is described. Observational and interventional studies on physical activity and the modulation of inflammation ...

Author(s)
Scott, H. A.; Garg, M. L.; Gibson, P. G.; Wood, L. G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i> in domestic animals.

The second edition of this book contains chapters on the taxonomy, structure, virulence factors and genetics of Salmonella spp. and the epidemiology, prevalence, pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, control and regulatory aspects of salmonellosis in poultry, cattle, sheep, pigs, horses, cats, dogs, ...

Author(s)
Barrow, P. A.; Methner, U.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book
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Cover for Viral meningitis.

This chapter reviews the clinical features, epidemiology, diagnostic approaches, pathophysiology, and management strategies for patients with viral meningitis. Particular emphasis will be placed on the diseases caused by enteroviruses (EVs), which as a group account for the vast majority of all...

Author(s)
Irani, D. N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641621)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Group B <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptococcus</i> meningitis.

This chapter reviews the current understanding of the physiopathology of group B streptococcal (GBS) meningitis, highlighting important bacterial virulence factors and host interactions that promote disease progression. The relationship between bacteraemia and the development of GBS meningitis, and ...

Author(s)
Nizet, V.; Doran, K. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641621)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mimics of seizure activity: disorders confused with epilepsy.

This chapter discusses the paroxysmal events to consider as possible seizure mimics and highlights the diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of the following: neuromuscular colapse, involuntary movement disorders, syncope, tremor syndromes, narcolepsy/cataplexy, rapid eye movement sleep...

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of the domestic cat.

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that discuss the domestication and general biology (anatomy and physiology), senses, behaviour mechanisms, behavioural development, communication, feeding behaviour, hunting and predatory behaviours, social behaviour, relationship with humans,...

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book
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Cover for Physiological and pathological causes of behavioural change.

The physiology and physiopathology of behavioural changes in cats are presented, with emphasis on environmental factors, disease and welfare implications.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of pleural disease.

Author(s)
Yool, D. A.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845938215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoparamoeba perurans</i>.

This book chapter discusses the prevalence, geographical distribution, host range, disease transmission, diagnosis, clinical aspects, animal pathology, pathological lesions, pathophysiology, disease prevention, and control programmes against Neoparamoeba perurans in fishes.

Author(s)
Nowak, B. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter

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