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2013-04-17 15:19:23

Combining CT imaging findings with baseline serum lactate dehydrogenase levels is showing promise as a way to predict survival in patients with metastatic melanoma being treated with anti-angiogenic therapy. With the hope of predicting patient survival, researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center in Columbus analyzed CT images and clinical data from 46 patients with metastatic melanoma that were treated...

2012-01-28 08:00:00

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2006-03-20 18:25:00

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - High blood levels of an enzyme called lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) predict complications in patients with sickle cell disease, a disorder in which red blood cells cannot delivery oxygen properly because the cells have abnormal sickle shape, new research shows. "Using modern technology, we reconfirmed that a very big source of LDH in the blood stream of patients with sickle cell disease is from the breakdown of red blood cells," not from the cell...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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