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fat cells
2015-01-02 08:42:18

Fat cells located beneath a person’s skin could help protect them from bacterial infections, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.

Pandas Could One Day Help Fight Superbugs
2012-12-31 05:48:32

The immune system of the giant panda could help scientists develop new treatment for drug-resistant superbugs and other types of diseases, researchers have discovered.

2011-10-06 11:09:07

Atherosclerosis is a major contributor to worldwide mortality and is characterized by narrowing of the arteries due to a thickening of the vessel wall.

2010-03-03 09:09:58

Understanding amyloid-beta's normal function could lead to preventive, therapeutic strategies

2009-08-18 21:42:29

A new study has concluded that one key part of the immune system, the ability of vitamin D to regulate anti-bactericidal proteins, is so important that is has been conserved through almost 60 million years of evolution and is shared only by primates, including humans – but no other known animal species.

2008-06-17 09:00:08

By Clement, Cecilia G Evans, Scott E; Evans, Christopher M; Hawke, David; Kobayashi, Ryuji; Reynolds, Paul R; Moghaddam, Seyed J; Scott, Brenton L; Melicoff, Ernestina; Adachi, Roberto; Dickey, Burton F; Tuvim, Michael J Rationale: The lungs are a common site of serious infection in both healthy and immunocompromised subjects, and the most likely route of delivery of a bioterror agent.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.