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- Data include post-hoc assessments of controlled studies in relapsing MS regarding evolution of gadolinium-enhancing lesions, assessments of predictive scores for disease activity and disability progression,
Collaboration to Express Antibodies and Antigens based on Sutro's Technology Platform Xpress CF(TM) SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.
~Convening World's Leading Researchers in MS with a Program Covering all Aspects of Research Including Cause and Pathology, Genetics and Environmental Impact, Emerging Treatment Study Findings and
Concerned consumers, retailers and government inspectors are more conscious of increasing allergen risks in food production as well as effective allergen communication.
The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas: September 11th, 2014 ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Sept.
Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found.
Salk scientists identify how immune cells use two critical receptors to clear dead cells from the body, pointing the way to new autoimmune and cancer therapies.
SHM-XEL Platform Successfully Generates Novel Therapeutic Approach to Autoimmune Disease SAN DIEGO, Sept.
Infant rhesus monkeys receiving different diets early in life develop distinct immune systems that persist months after weaning.
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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