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MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb.
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIg).
A fun or religious experience not only makes you feel good, it makes you healthier. Good experiences are linked to lower levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines that make your immune system work harder.
ImmunoDiet treats cancer with nutrition based on genetic data. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 Personal Peptides, a provider of precision medicine
By receiving doses of probiotics, children with peanut allergies were able to eat peanuts without suffering from anaphylaxis, according to a new study from researchers at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia.
OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Food allergies affect over 1.4 million Canadians, and this number is increasing. Allergic reactions to a food can happen quickly and without warning.
While new treatments have proven successful at suppressing HIV infection, they have thus far been unable to eliminate it due to the fact that they cannot attack the virus as it hides dormant in the cells of a person’s immune system.
As NASA prepares for a planned mission to Mars, and projects such as Mars One propose the creation of human colonies on the Red Planet, research published online in The FASEB Journal looks at how such prolonged missions will impact the immune system.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
USAirPurifiers.com announces free Allergy Resource Ebook offering top tips for allergy relief and more.
The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...
A lymph node is an immune system organ that is widely distributed throughout various places in the body. There are about 500-600 nodes in an individual adult, with clusters of lymph nodes found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. The lymphatic system as a whole is responsible for acting as the body’s primary mechanism of defense. Each node is oval-shaped, and measures between a few millimeters and a few centimeters long. They are linked to one another by lymphatic vessels and...
The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...
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