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Latest Immunology Stories

3-D printing Used To Guide Human Face Transplants
2014-12-01 03:56:57

Researchers are using computed tomography (CT) and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face transplantation surgery

New Hybrid Vehicle Being Developed That Delivers DNA
2014-11-30 03:01:01

A new hybrid vehicle is under development. Its performance isn’t measured by the distance it travels, but rather the delivery of its cargo: vaccines that contain genetically engineered DNA to fight HIV, cancer, influenza and other maladies.

2014-11-28 23:06:09

The GFCP and CCA are proud to announce that select La Rocca Creative Cakes now carry the GFCP trademark thereby providing cake lovers everywhere with a trusted and easily identifiable source of

2014-11-26 23:01:43

Food allergies can drain the thrill out of Thanksgiving eating, but AllergyEasy sublingual drops can help.

2014-11-26 23:01:41

A cough that won't quit or that keeps returning may be a symptom of allergies.

2014-11-26 12:25:34

immunoSEQ(TM) Next Generation Sequencing Assay Confirms Presence of Active Immune Response in Responders Prior to Treatment SEATTLE, Nov.

2014-11-26 08:26:34

-- Plans to Initiate Clinical Studies of Proprietary CAR-T Cell Immunotherapy for Selected Solid Tumors -- SHANGHAI, Nov.

2014-11-25 23:15:43

Allergy-friendly, gluten-free food innovators taking a stronger approach to delivering trustworthy taste and information Boston/Framingham, MA (PRWEB) November


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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.