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CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Marga F. Massey, MD, CLT, FACS, Founder, and Scott Sullivan, MD, FACS, Chief Clinical Investigator, are proud to announce the establishment of the National Institute of Lymphology.
A new report in the December Cell Metabolism identifies a protein without which diets high in saturated fat lead to a massive inflammatory response that can prove fatal.
BRISBANE, Australia and PITTSBURGH, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ImpediMed Limited and Magee-Womens Hospital (Magee) of UMPC today jointly announced Magee's plan to utilize ImpedMed's L-DexÂ® technology in its newly-launched Lymphedema Screening, Early Detection and Prevention Program (LESEP).
ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that the National Marrow Donor Program(Â®) (NMDP) has adopted IBM's WebSphere Lombardi Business Process Management (BPM) software to help automate its donor and patient management process.
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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp.
Researchers to discuss their stimulus-funded project at Boston conference BOSTON, Oct.
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important breakthrough in the way anti-cancer drugs are tested.
Dual-Track Medical Conference To Focus on Cutting-Edge Research and Treatments CLEVELAND, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, together with the Meredith A. Cowden Foundation, will bring the first national educational conference on Graft vs.
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...
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