2012

Stress Challenges and Immunity in Space

From Mechanisms to Monitoring and Preventive Strategies

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ISBN: 978-3-642-22271-9 (Print) 978-3-642-22272-6 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Prelude

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-4

      Space Travel: A Personal View from Above

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      Pages 5-8

      Space Travel: An Integrative View from the Scientists of the Topical Team “Stress and Immunity”

  3. Stress & Immunity -research: a link between space and earth

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      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-29

      What Is Stress?

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      Pages 31-43

      The Impact of Everyday Stressors on the Immune System and Health

  4. Stress & Immune Allostasis in Space, from brain to immune responses

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      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-69

      Neurobiological Mechanisms of Stress and Glucocorticoid Effects on Learning and Memory: Implications for Stress Disorders on Earth and in Space

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      Pages 71-86

      The Autonomic Nervous System

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      Pages 87-106

      Circadian Rhythm and Stress

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      Pages 107-126

      Endocannabinoids, “New-Old” Mediators of Stress Homeostasis

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      Pages 127-139

      Immune System in Space: General Introduction and Observations on Stress-Sensitive Regulations

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      Pages 141-153

      Innate Immunity Under Conditions of Space Flight

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      Pages 155-164

      NK Cells Assessments: A Thirty-Year-Old History of Immune Stress Interaction in Space

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      Pages 165-175

      Adaptive Immunity and Spaceflight

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      Pages 177-185

      Stress, Hypoxia, and Immune Responses

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      Pages 187-202

      Gravitational Force: Triggered Stress in Cells of the Immune System

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      Pages 203-225

      Microbial Stress: Spaceflight-induced Alterations in Microbial Virulence and Infectious Disease Risks for the Crew

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      Pages 227-237

      Stress, Spaceflight, and Latent Herpes Virus Reactivation

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      Pages 239-260

      Stress and Radiation Responsiveness

  5. Preventive and Diagnostic Tool & Strategies

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      Pages 261-261

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      Pages 263-267

      Considerations for Development and Application of Health Monitoring Tools in Space

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      Pages 269-277

      Psychological Monitoring

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      Pages 279-288

      Monitoring of Autonomic Activity by Cardiovascular Variability: How to Measure?

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