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Non-profit sees rise in registered donors SAN ANTONIO, Feb.
A fun or religious experience not only makes you feel good, it makes you healthier. Good experiences are linked to lower levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines that make your immune system work harder.
BONN, Germany, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigontec GmbH, a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing RNA-based immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer
ImmunoDiet treats cancer with nutrition based on genetic data. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 Personal Peptides, a provider of precision medicine
In 2014, California Transplant Donor Network arranged more than 300 organ donations and exceeded 2,220
Today, ENTA proudly announces that effective August 1st, 2015, Dr.
By receiving doses of probiotics, children with peanut allergies were able to eat peanuts without suffering from anaphylaxis, according to a new study from researchers at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia.
OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Food allergies affect over 1.4 million Canadians, and this number is increasing. Allergic reactions to a food can happen quickly and without warning.
As NASA prepares for a planned mission to Mars, and projects such as Mars One propose the creation of human colonies on the Red Planet, research published online in The FASEB Journal looks at how such prolonged missions will impact the immune system.
New treatment technique developed in partnership with Cancer Immune Biologics ATLANTA, Feb.
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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