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2014-05-18 23:03:10

Allergy and headache sufferers can now receive a complimentary evaluation from a Licensed Massage Therapist to find out whether Medical Massage Therapy can help provide symptom relief from their

2014-04-24 23:01:15

“Often mistaken for obesity or unusual weight gain, lipedema is a painful and debilitating disease that affects millions of women, and most physicians and patients are unaware that it is a disease

2013-07-23 23:21:07

A team of surgeons and members of the breast cancer program of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is conducting

2012-02-13 23:02:59

A new study reveals key factors that promote the spread of cancer to lymph nodes and provides a mechanism that explains how a common over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication can reduce the spread of tumor cells through the lymphatic system.

2011-11-14 23:02:37

A century after the valves that link the lymphatic and blood systems were first described, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have detailed how those valves form and identified a gene that is critical to the process.

2011-05-05 07:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory.

2011-04-09 04:21:42

Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels.

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2010-03-25 14:35:24

EPFL study reveals importance of relation between the lymphatic system and tumors.

2009-10-05 11:20:55

Researchers at the University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center have discovered a previously unidentified form of circulation within the human eye which may provide important new insights into glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness.


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Lymph Node
2013-03-04 14:27:41

A lymph node is an immune system organ that is widely distributed throughout various places in the body. There are about 500-600 nodes in an individual adult, with clusters of lymph nodes found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. The lymphatic system as a whole is responsible for acting as the body’s primary mechanism of defense. Each node is oval-shaped, and measures between a few millimeters and a few centimeters long. They are linked to one another by lymphatic vessels and...

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