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2013-07-25 23:03:21

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $250,000 grant aimed at gaining a better understanding of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and other blood cancers. MANHASSET, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $250,000 grant aimed at gaining a better understanding of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and other blood cancers. The two-year grant from the Lymphoma Research Foundation...

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2005-02-11 07:42:13

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells die off, are reborn at faster rate than believed HealthDay News -- Scientists have long believed that chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells don't die, and they proliferate at a very slow rate. But researchers now say neither belief is true, and that could alter how scientists think about and treat the disease in the future. The study, which appears in the Feb. 10 online issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, found that CLL cells do die off and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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