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Asthma and clinically serious prostate cancer: a possible "reverse" connection?

A new paper in the International Journal of Cancer has suggested that men who suffer may be less likely to be diagnosed with clinically significant prostate cancer or to die from this. 551 more words

Living With Prostate Cancer

Deadly dance

Color enhanced electron micrograph showing neutrophil and Bacillus anthracis.

“Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place” – Carroll, Lewis

Science

Down The Rabbit Hole


The online anti-vax community is a deep, dark rabbit hole of information and ideas. I would start with a simple google search of “vaccine risk”, somehow work my way through a series of hyperlinks, and find myself, days later, on some random blog with tragic stories of infant death. 596 more words

Immunology

Babies: If your week-old newborn, a "well baby," is scheduled for the first follow-up with the pediatrician a week from now, should you be concerned about potential exposure to contagious diseases?

Question continued: A two week old well baby is quite vulnerable to exposure to numerous contagions, and is certainly not old enough to receive vaccines which could protect her from contracting certain diseases. 562 more words

Biology

A Little Something, Something

So earlier this year, I for some reason decided that the middle of my thesis was the perfect time to get involved in student journalism for the first time. 204 more words

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Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 8th Edition (2014) [PDF]

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Series: Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Abbas
Paperback: 544 pages
Publisher: Saunders; 8 edition (August 28, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0323222757
ISBN-13: 978-0323222754

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