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2014-10-17 12:25:52

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct.

2014-10-17 08:25:31

-- Nuvo to Host Conference Call/Webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET -- MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc.

2014-10-15 23:11:55

Gluten-Free 24/7: An App to Assist When Shopping for Gluten-Free Foods.

2014-10-15 12:32:31

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTS The global market for ADC drugs reached $179 million in 2012 and $396 million in 2013.

2014-10-15 12:32:29

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTS The global cancer immunotherapies market reached $30.8 billion in 2012.

2014-10-15 12:30:33

Oral Mucosal Immunotherapy Using A Toothpaste Delivery System Shows Promise For Treating Allergic Rhinitis MADISON, Wis., Oct.

2014-10-15 08:31:21

AG014 Safe and Well Tolerated, Successful Localized GI Delivery of Drug With No Systemic Exposure GHENT, Belgium, Oct.

2014-10-14 23:10:42

Today, the otolaryngology and allergy group announced it has reached agreement on a long term lease and construction of a brand new, state-of-the-art 10,146+ square foot facility in Port Jefferson,


Latest Immunology Reference Libraries

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...

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

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...

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2011-04-15 14:14:43

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...

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2011-01-11 14:17:29

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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