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Working Hard to Stand Still; Or "COME THROUGH, IMMUNOCYTE!"

A dear friend of mine who is an intrepid post-doctoral researcher in the often murky, and full of much flow cytometry field of haematopoiesis sent me the following text from a recent gathering of some of the foremost immunologists in the field: 481 kata lagi

Surgeons perform the world's first successful bilateral hand transplant on a child.

Surgeons at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) joined with colleagues from Penn Medicine recently to complete the world’s first bilateral hand transplant on a child. 773 kata lagi


Levels of known biomarker for alcohol consumption validated for binge-drinking.

The NIAAA defines binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings a person’s blood alcohol concentration to 0.08 or above. This typically occurs when men consume five or more drinks in about two hours. 532 kata lagi


Researchers identify serum biomarkers for predicting women at risk of pre-eclampsia.

Pre-eclampsia is a combination of raised blood pressure (hypertension) and protein in the urine (proteinuria). It is quite common, usually occurring after 20 weeks of pregnancy, affecting between 2 and 8 in 100 women during pregnancy. 528 kata lagi


What Happens When You Contract Ebola?

How did you wake up this morning? Did you wake up feeling rather unwell, no appetite, headache, sore throat and feverish? These are subsequent symptoms of the recent Ebolavirus attacking your immune system by eliminating crucial T-lymphocytes. 600 kata lagi


What is Immunology?

Immunology has its origins in the study of how the body protects itself against infectious diseases caused by microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi, and also parasitic organisms, such as helminth worms. 190 kata lagi