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Dr Murray Grossan presents three sure-fire ways to cut illness in offices and the workplace – smiling, humor and humming. Mission Hills, Ca (PRWEB) December
The Americas are expected to account for the largest share of the global allergy diagnostics market in 2014.
CAMBRIDGE, England, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescendo Biologics Limited (Crescendo) today announces a further equity investment from Astellas Venture Management
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
ReportsandReports.com adds latest reports on Adalimumab Industry for Global and China Markets to its store. DALLAS, Dec.
Even microbugs need a holiday from time to time – a well-earned break from all that munching and sucking. And a bunch of them might be coming to an airplane seat near you this Christmas.
Studies Find Potentially Predictive Biomarkers May Lead to Better Patient Outcomes, Bladder Cancer Treatment Options Extend Beyond Chemotherapy Milwaukee, WI
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec.
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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