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2011-09-20 05:54:17

Normally, having the flu is little more than a nuisance. Other times, it can spark an exaggerated immune response and turn deadly.

2005-06-29 19:50:44

Physiology is sometimes a crossroads where many different paths converge. Such is the case with acute respiratory distress syndrome, a severe and often fatal condition also known as adult respiratory distress syndrome or simply "shock lung."


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.