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There’s a serious supply-and-demand problem when it comes to blood transfusions: patients are in constant need of the bodily fluid, which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells, but because they need a specific type hospitals and blood banks often experience shortages.
DALLAS, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Antibody Production Market by Product (Equipment, Consumables), by Type (Monoclonal, Polyclonal),
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lung cancer impacts the lives of millions of people worldwide.
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A new study could provide valuable insight into allergies as researchers from University of Edinburgh have found that the immune system of Shetland ponies can actually prevent an allergic reaction from happening.
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-- CHOP Genomics Expert Co-Leads Study of Common Variable Immunodeficiency Disorder -- PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the largest genetic study to date
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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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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