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Latest Lymphatic system Stories

2014-03-05 23:21:24

CNI College announces the Blood and Marrow Drive it will host with St. Joseph Hospital on March 13 at the CNI College campus. This drive is to help Sofia Flores, a 23-month-old AML patient, find a bone marrow match in order to help her combat acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive form of leukemia. Orange, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 CNI College, a healthcare career college, announces the Blood and Marrow Drive it will host with St. Joseph Hospital on March 13 at the CNI College campus. This...

2014-03-03 15:23:11

UC San Diego scientists explain how and when T cells become effector or memory lymphocytes Using technologies and computational modeling that trace the destiny of single cells, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe for the first time the earliest stages of fate determination among white blood cells called T lymphocytes, providing new insights that may help drug developers create more effective, longer-lasting vaccines against microbial pathogens...

2014-01-29 04:22:00

AMSTERDAM, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Prof. Dr. Angela Krackhardt from the Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technische Universitat Muenchen to lead the project ~ Kiadis Pharma B.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for blood cancers, today announces that it has initiated a collaboration to identify and characterize leukemia-specific T-cells in Kiadis Pharma's lead product ATIR[TM], that would be responsible for the...

2013-12-12 12:03:40

The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, according to researchers in Temple University's Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine. The researchers published their findings, "Silencing of RB1 and RB2/p130 during adipogenesis of bone marrow stromal cells results in dysregulated differentiation," in the Feb. 1, 2014, issue (online Nov. 25) of the journal...

2013-11-20 12:24:14

Introduces limited edition Phiten® x Be The Match® Tornado(TM) Necklace TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phiten, the pioneer of AQUA-METAL(TM) materials and innovator of metal-infused technology, and professional baseball players C.J. Wilson, Josh Hamilton and J.B. Shuck have teamed up with Be The Match, the nonprofit organization dedicated to helping patients with blood cancers receive life-saving bone marrow and umbilical cord blood transplants. To support Be The...

2013-10-31 23:01:31

North American Seminars receives physical therapy continuing education course online approval for re-licensure of physical therapists in the States of California, Florida, Texas, Nevada, New York, the District of Columbia and Washington State. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Lymphedema is the swelling that takes place when their is an accumulation of protein rich fluid in the interstitial tissue. Lymphedema is an important issue for physical therapists because of its relatively high...

2013-10-04 04:20:23

STOCKHOLM, October 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, today announces it has raised SEK96 million (EUR11m / US$15m) in a Series C financing round. The round was co-led by two of the Nordic region's largest venture investors: Investinor, which is a new investor in Pharmalink, and Industrifonden, a current investor. Other existing investors also participated. The new funds will be used to:...

2013-10-02 10:41:47

A conservative approach to removing lymph nodes is associated with less harm for breast cancer patients and often yields the same results as more radical procedures, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. In the Oct. 2 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association, lead author Dr. Roshni Rao, associate professor of surgery at UT Southwestern, and other investigators from the Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center reviewed studies on patient outcomes of women who...

2013-09-30 23:03:14

The Lymphedema Toolbox version 4 is an update to the popular lymphedema physical therapy continuing education course and patient education development tool. Version 4 is a major upgrade adding updated lymphedema information, digital videos a and a new interface. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Lymphedema Toolbox is software tool for therapist looking to learn about lymphedema or enhance their current knowledge. This software tool is a outstanding resource to any professional...

2013-08-22 08:26:30

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCYC) announced today the publication of a study that investigated the mechanism of ibrutinib's anti-tumor effect in patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in Blood, the most cited peer-reviewed journal in the field of hematology. The article was pre-published online shortly after acceptance in manuscript format as a First Edition Paper. Response of MCL patients to ibrutinib was noted during early...


Latest Lymphatic system Reference Libraries

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...

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...

Bone Marrow Transplantation (journal)
2012-06-04 20:00:41

Bone Marrow Transplantation is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J.M. Goldman (UK). The journal publishes high quality, original research that addresses all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in humans. The broad scope of the journal thus encompasses topics such as stem cell biology, kinetics and cytokine control, transplantation immunology, HLA and matching...

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