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2015-04-21 16:27:54

Results of the St.

cigarette smoke
2015-04-03 16:00:42

The overuse of antibiotics has led to the rise of superbugs like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and a new study has found that MRSA, like all things evil, is actually strengthened by cigarette smoke.

tattoo removal
2015-02-17 11:13:55

Alec Falkenham, a PhD student in Pathology at Dalhousie University in Halifax has developed a pain-free solution, something called “Bisphosphonate Liposomal Tattoo Removal” (BLTR) which is basically a kind of vanishing cream – rub it on a few times and the tattoo fades.

macrophages engulf dead cells
2014-09-08 02:00:50

Salk scientists identify how immune cells use two critical receptors to clear dead cells from the body, pointing the way to new autoimmune and cancer therapies.

2014-04-28 10:15:29

Inflammation has long been considered an integral part of the biological process that leads to deadly scarring in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Disrupted Sleep Patterns May Accelerate Tumor Growth
2014-01-28 06:29:35

A new study from a team of American researchers has revealed that a disrupted sleep pattern can accelerate the progression of cancer.

2014-01-08 11:12:42

A well-documented suppressor of immunity that's used by fetuses and tumors alike, just may be able to change its spots, researchers report.

2014-01-03 11:31:48

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a major cause of death worldwide, and a formidable foe.

TB Bacteria Hide Their Identity To Invade Into Deeper Regions Of The Lungs
2013-12-20 14:30:54

Cell surface lipids hide molecular patterns that infection-killing cells might recognize as dangerous

2013-12-18 13:33:05

A UCLA research team has found no evidence of an association between iron levels in the body and the risk of atherosclerosis, the hardening and narrowing of the arteries that leads to cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 killer in the U.S.


Latest Macrophage Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 13:07:05

Chlamydophila psittaci is a lethal intracellular bacterial species that causes endemic avian chlamydiosis, epizootic outbreaks in mammals, and respiratory psittacosis in humans. It can be transmitted through inhalation, contact, or ingestions among birds and mammals. It generally starts with flu-like symptoms and becomes a life-threatening pneumonia. Many stay dormant until activated by stress. Birds are great vectors of the disease since they are highly mobile and feed on infected animals....

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.