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Activation of the innate immune system with the bacterial protein flagellin could prevent and cure rotavirus infection, which is among the most common causes of severe diarrhea, says a Georgia
MAB242P, the most recently developed antibody, is the first MBS antibody to recognize both GI and GII strains of norovirus.
Some may be familiar with over the counter remedies for seasonal allergies, they are not the only way to manage them.
Radio host and Bio Logic Aqua Research founder Sharon Kleyne interviews Yuan Fang, MD, PhD, from Hangzhou, China on water, flu, Ebola and the immune system. Grants
Sustained Immune Responses Protecting the Lung and Nose Against RSV Challenge Seen GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.
When asked about medical allergies, many people check the penicillin box because they had a reaction to penicillin at one point in their lives or they were told they have a penicillin allergy. But are they really allergic?
Results presented in poster presentation beginning today and in oral presentation Saturday, November 8, at 1:40 PM at Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer annual meeting. ANN ARBOR,
EpiPen® Auto-Injector Locations Designated on Updated Guide Maps and Signage PITTSBURGH, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc.
A two and-a-half year-old Pennsylvania girl recently suffered a deadly allergic reaction after eating an orange, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
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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