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Chemical attraction needed to launch an immune attack
...ncounter antigen from potential pathogens, B cells cruise
through the lymphatic system - principally the spleen and lymph nodes - seeking signs of foreign invaders. In this state, they are receptive to a type of chemical attractant, or chemokine called CXCL13, largely restricted to a neighborhood populated ...
Another US airport travel hazard dirty hands
...syndrome (SARS) or a gastrointestinal illness on a cruise
ship to get people to follow Mom's advice to "wash...ts like SARS and the Norwalk virus responsible for cruise
ship illness," said Dr. Judy Daly, ASM Secretary. "The same people that fail to wash after using re...
Int'l surveillance system suggests 2002 gastroenteritis outbreaks from new variant norovirus
...is in 2002-including the notorious outbreaks on US cruise
ships-were probably a result of a new variant of norovirus, conclude authors of a study in this week's issue of THE LANCET. Ben Lopman from the UK Health Protection Agency and European colleagues analysed data collected through a collaborative resear...
Cruise ships -- An alternative to assisted living facilities for the elderly?
Living on a cruise
ship is a feasible and cost-effective option to as...d living facilities, and the services offered on a cruise
ship parallel -- even surpass -- what is provided in senior care facilities, according to a study in...
Portable system offers dialysis patients 'liberating' changes
... the 51-year-old Indianapolis resident was able to cruise
the Caribbean with his wife and visit relatives in Virginia. At the end of each day during the trip, Skiles would set up the portable system and conduct his own dialysis. "There's no comparison to what I was doing before," Skiles notes of his previou...