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2014-11-12 23:12:04

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

2014-11-11 08:29:43

Sustained Immune Responses Protecting the Lung and Nose Against RSV Challenge Seen GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc.

penicillin allergies
2014-11-08 05:52:37

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?

2014-11-07 08:27:40

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,

2014-11-07 08:27:21

EpiPen® Auto-Injector Locations Designated on Updated Guide Maps and Signage PITTSBURGH, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc.

orange allergy
2014-11-07 05:27:29

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.

2014-11-04 08:35:25

MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc.

2014-11-03 08:31:46

MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc.


Latest Immune system Reference Libraries

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

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...

Lymph Node
2013-03-04 14:27:41

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...

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

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...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

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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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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