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2014-11-18 23:13:41

Join Sunday Assembly San Diego on November 23 as we celebrate our first birthday and explore life, death, and the search for meaning with Scott Snider, R.N.

2014-11-18 23:00:50

Exposure to peanut proteins in household dust may be a trigger of peanut allergy, according to a study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. New

2014-11-18 16:26:39

MIAMI, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivex Biomedical, Inc.

2014-11-18 12:26:42

LONDON, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research, a leading international investment research firm, announces the initiation of full coverage on the

2014-11-14 12:23:50

- An estimated 3 million Americans have celiac disease; 83 percent of people remain undiagnosed NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-13 23:00:38

Activation of the innate immune system with the bacterial protein flagellin could prevent and cure rotavirus infection, which is among the most common causes of severe diarrhea, says a Georgia

2014-11-12 23:17:50

MAB242P, the most recently developed antibody, is the first MBS antibody to recognize both GI and GII strains of norovirus.

2014-11-12 23:13:08

Some may be familiar with over the counter remedies for seasonal allergies, they are not the only way to manage them.

2014-11-12 16:28:21

Organization Reveals that Helping and Serving Humanity is a Common Thread Among All of Them CHICAGO, Nov.


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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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