Tag: "loves" at medical news
Scientists train nano-'building blocks' to take on new shapes, as reported in Science
..., Pochan said. In our case, we took one block that loves
water, and another part that does not. So when you put them in solution, the water-hating blocks try to get away from the water, and that's how you get different shapes, called micelles, to form. The system used by the scientists consisted of a tri...
Thymus transplants gives hope to babies with fatal immune disease
...eeding herself, putting on her own clothes and she loves
to dance." Lolita Harding is describing her daughter Dave'yana, who will turn three in September, thanks in large part to a thymus transplant she received at Duke University Medical Center in April 2005 to reconstitute her absent immune system. Dav...
Illuminating the dark side of plants
...cked presentation will also appeal to everyone who loves
plants or collects books about plants. Lewis R. Goldfrank, Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, comments, "This second edition of the Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants is a remarkable improvem...
OHSU researchers demonstrate how white blood cells cannibalize virus-infected cells
...tive tissue. They're sort of like a 5-year-old who loves
to eat cookies, but refuses to eat their brussels sprouts." The researchers believe that these findings may be useful as a method for determining a vaccine's effectiveness during the process of immunization. Measuring the levels at which CD8+ T-cell...