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2011-08-29 11:20:41

The same trait that makes a rare immune cell invaluable in fighting some infections also can be exploited by other diseases to cause harm, two new studies show.

2011-08-16 04:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking research demonstrates the ability of a specific form of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) to greatly enhance immune function.

2011-07-29 14:44:41

Feeding mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) can fine-tune the immune system of pigs, suggests a new University of Illinois study.

2011-06-27 14:17:26

A study from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London, sheds new light on why people who experience serious trauma or go through major surgery, can suffer organ damage in parts of the body which are seemingly unconnected to the injury.

2011-05-06 00:04:14

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have taken a machine already in use for the measurement of impurities in semiconductors and used it to analyze immune cells in far more detail than has been possible before.

2011-04-29 15:52:28

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have discovered how a molecular receptor on the surface of white blood cells identifies when invading fungi have established direct contact with the cell surface and pose an infectious threat.

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Health specialist, Dr. Nick Chaiyapin from http://www.onlinemedicinetips.com , had announced that people should not take high neutrophils count in blood lightly. "If high neutrophils from blood test result become evident, it is a definitely a cause of concern", said Dr. Chaiyapin.

2011-03-02 16:25:00

Immunological research at the University of Haifa, Israel, has made a new breakthrough, revealing a critical component in the “decision-making” process of white blood cells that play a role in the healing process from bacterial inflammation.

2011-03-02 02:02:16

New research has identified a small subset of normal white blood cells in the body that gives rise to a rare incurable form of leukemia.

2011-01-31 14:31:32

If you think histamines are your nemesis during allergy season, here's something that might change your perspective.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'