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NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th DKMS Linked Against Leukemia Gala, held on April 28 at Cipriani Wall Street, broke all records of previous years and raised $2.5M to support the fight against leukemia and other blood related cancers.
NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star of the new Vera Wang fragrance from Coty, Leighton Meester will join the Coty-DKMS Linked Against Leukemia partnership on April 28th to light up the Empire State Building in red and white to raise awareness about DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110420/NY86868LOGO) The Coty-DKMS Linked Against Leukemia partnership is committed to the fight against leukemia and other blood related cancers.
NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will further its fight against leukemia with the organization's 5th Annual DKMS Gala on Thursday, April 28th at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC.
Cancer has a mighty big bag of tricks that it uses to evade the body's natural defense mechanisms and proliferate.
Charles R. Bronfman to Share Personal Remarks NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An extraordinary event will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at The Grand Hyatt New York.
In case of exposure to life-threatening levels of radiation, health officials are being urged to collect blood from workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant.
'Novel' Reality Program Aims to Boost Breast Cancer, Leukemia Awareness ...
High value auction items for bidding until April 20 at charitybuzz to benefit Bone Marrow Foundation Be A Lifeline (TM) NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be a lifeline for patients with life threatening cancer and genetic blood disorders while delighting in the talents of celebrity designer Charlotte Moss, New York City Ballet's former Principal Dancer Darci Kistler, or designer Meg Braff by winning their personalized auction packages in the Bone Marrow Foundation auction at...
Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels.
ST. LOUIS, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels.
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...
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 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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.
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