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MONTREAL, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Pfizer Canada Inc., the distributor of EpiPen(®), and the Montreal Bell Centre are pleased to announce that EpiPen(®) (epinephrine) emergency kits are now available
OXFORD, England, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunocore Limited ("the Company"), a world-leading biotechnology company developing novel biological drugs to treat cancer,
LANSING, Mich., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen has developed a rapid test that can simultaneously detect the presence of six tree nuts in a single test in just 10 minutes after extraction.
OXFORD, England, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunocore Limited, a world-leading biotechnology company developing novel biological drugs to treat cancer, viral infections
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII) and privately-held MirImmune LLC, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive license
LONDON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryRheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease which causes inflammation and deformity of the joints.
Study Expected to Complete in 4Q 2015 SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company applying proprietary technologies to
Scientists at acib develop world's first continuous purification method for valuable drugs.
TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around
NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough medicines to treat cancer and autoimmune disease, today announced
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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