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2015-04-15 04:21:19

ANDOVER, Mass., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics, the company that developed the Organ Care System (OCS(TM)) announces that the groundbreaking series of adult heart transplants from

2015-04-13 16:26:41

AUSTIN, Texas, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that it expects to report results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 on Monday, May 4,

2015-04-10 12:31:13

DALLAS, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifescienceindustryresearch.com adds Global & USA Cancer Immunotherapy Market Analysis to 2020 a new research report in its store.

2015-04-09 23:05:02

MSology writer Steven Manners releases an up-to-date guide that enables people to make more informed decisions about their care. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) April

2015-04-09 16:28:17

Coverage will help bring the wound care benefits of AlloSkin to more clinicians and patients CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-04-09 12:34:41

Asthma Foundation Approves Standards for Dry Dusters and Allergen Reducer Sprays, Certifies New Cleaning Products WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and

2015-04-08 12:21:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With April marking National Donate Life Month, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today reminded driver's license


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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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