Your Amazing Immune System
If you’ve ever wondered why you don’t get sick all the time, then this illustrated book is for you. Providing a comprehensive guide to the what, where and how of the immune system.
Discover the different cells that make up the immune system, protecting us from the germs that are all around us. Learn how they recognise and remember different germs, and find out how we can use this to protect us from infections through vaccination.
As well as looking at how the immune system protects us from germs ‘Your Amazing Immune System’ explores what can go wrong and how this leads to diseases such as allergies and rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how scientists are using our own immune systems to cure cancer and develop new vaccines.
This colourful and informative book is designed to help you understand what an amazing and fascinating thing our immune system is. Over 70 pages it takes you on a guided tour exploring how the immune system protects our bodies.
‘Your Amazing Immune System’ is a valuable tool for both school and home education. While the content supports both the GCSE and A-level Biology curriculum, its pictorial nature makes it accessible to children of all ages.
To request a copy of ‘Your Amazing Immune System’ please email Hannah Hope
giving your address and if requesting copies for schools stating how many you would like to receive.
This book was created by the Japanese Society for Immunology
and translated into English by the European Federation of Immunological Societies
. It has been made freely available in the UK by the British Society for Immunology.