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The Emergence of Keytruda--the First PD-1 Inhibitor Approved in the U.S.--is a Significant Milestone in Oncology, According to Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept.
Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc.
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Concerned consumers, retailers and government inspectors are more conscious of increasing allergen risks in food production as well as effective allergen communication.
The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas: September 11th, 2014 ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Sept.
TNF-Alpha Inhibitors--Including Sales Leader Humira--Accounted for Over 90 Percent of the Psoriatic Arthritis Market, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass.,
Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found.
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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