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Scientists say an intensified dosing schedule of a monoclonal antibody called tremelimumab may be the key to fighting advanced mesothelioma when chemotherapy fails. Raleigh,
The key objective of the PSA is to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation.
TAMPA, Fla., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxis Biotech, Inc. (OXIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Oxis International, Inc.
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,
Rising rates of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in younger athletes have forced researchers and surgeons to better analyze and investigate ways to improve treatment and longevity of
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.
New study finds that a key protein previously implicated in Lou Gehrig’s disease and other neurological diseases plays an important role in the response to viral infection. New
SEATTLE, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that it has commenced clinical and analytical studies to evaluate the company's ARIES® System
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...
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...
Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...
The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...
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