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This category is for questions about how our bodies identify and fight off disease, infection or pathogens through specialized cells, tissues and organs. The system that does this is called the immune system. It produces antibodies which recognize intruders and neutralizes potentially pathogenic organisms or substances.
Get new boots! Seriously! The feet swell up a lot in a match, about 2 years ago I bruised/broke both big toenails playing 5 a side and it took about 7 months to repir them back to normal. I had a match a few weeks ago and forgot my boots and had to wear the old pair......should be back to normal by …
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SIDS is not caused by immunizations. Most children get their immunizations at about four months which coincides with the average age. But children without immunizations also die of SIDS. Answer There is absolutely no medical evidence that SIDS is caused by getting your child immunized. SIDS is still…
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Securing Loose Teeth in a Partial Plate It's not really recommended you do it yourself if you get the tooth/teeth in the wrong place the plate won't fit. Take the plate to your dentist for advice or go to a dental technician as many do repairs while you wait
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Yes, food does stick to partial dentures. Maybe even worse than snaggly teeth.
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It could be a neck bone spur. Look for any sores or scratches in your scalp as this could be a swollen lymph node trying to rid your scalp of infection. See a doctor if there are no other symptoms. If the lump is in the hairline it could be an ingrown hair or a Furuncle, a Furuncle is basically a …
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Yes, stress weakens the human immune system. But, meditation can help to improve the immunity through reducing stress.
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No, don't think you would be held the majority at fault, and doubt would be any liability assessed to you. The vehicle behind you has a duty to not be driving too fast to ensure he can stop short of any obstruction in the road. If you could give me more details surrounding the facts of loss I could …
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Rinse your mouth out several times a day with warm salt water. Swish around in your mouth holding it as long as you can. Don't swallow.
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The Luddites were in favor of producing cloth on primitive hand operated looms. Such looms were often in private homes where the weavers worked incredibly long hours to produce not very much cloth. The Luddies were also in favor of NOT letting other people decide how to run their own lives. Like u…
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Yes, it is possible to have 3 testicles, but it's rare. If a male has 3 testicles it is usually rectified by surgery. If the child is healthy it is not rectified by surgery. There's no reason to. I know of a set of twins where one have 3 and the other one 1.
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There are two types of female doctors: one is gyn : gynecology which deals with the female reproductive system. The other is ob: which stands for obstetics. obstetrician is a physician who has successfully completed specialized education and training in the management of pregnancy, labor, and pueper…
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I've used a product called Stop the Bite -Hard as Hoof. It is clear on your nails and tastes terrible, so you don't want in your mouth. It takes about three weeks --but you break the habit. I had tried the nail bitter stuff, and it didn't work for me at first - what worked was weekly manicures (…
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White blood cell count (WBC). The number of white blood cells in a volume of blood. Normal range varies slightly between laboratories but is generally between 4,300 and 10,800 cells per cubic millimeter (cmm). This can also be referred to as the leukocyte count and can be expressed in international …
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Be Skeptical on 'immune system supplements' there is no conclusive proof in their working... Still, the best way to be safe from diseases is to be vaccinated or to have caught it.Echinacea - (A herbal remedy that helps and boosts the immune system.) B vitamin complex - (This helps to maintain a heal…
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Answer You can not become immune to it but your body WILL build up a tolerance Answer As the above answer indicates, "immune" is not the right word for describing this. As stated above, your brain (as opposed to other systems in your body) will develop a tolerance to it. This means, even thou…
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Answer Possibly. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12120898&dopt=Abstract, which is a study showing that with short-term and long-term administration of amphetamine in mice at the dosage of 1mg/kg, the immune system response was notably…
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Well, yo run all your nails under cold water and then put in front a COLD not warm fan.... COLD fan! do that about three times!
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A pathogen or infectious agent is a biological agent that causes disease or illness to its host. The term is most often used for agents that disrupt the normal physiology of a multicellular animal or plant. However, pathogens can infect unicellular organisms from all of the biological kingdoms. Toda…
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Bacteria (plural of bacterium) are microscopicsingle-celled organisms (prokaryotes) that reproduce by binary fission, i.e. one cell splits into two, the two cells split into four, etc., etc. The original Greek word (bakterion) meant "rod" or "staff" (like a walking stick) as the first ones discovere…
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Well, this trick only take 30-60 minutes All you need to do is :Get a bowl of hot water Then, put your finger/toe nails inThird , Wait for 30-60 minutesLast, take your nails out and you're done
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Absolutely! Assume that there is a fairly low resistance ground fault at some distance from a breaker. Assume that it is the feed for a high current device that only rarely, if ever, gets used [so that the natural load failure doesn't draw attention to the problem!] like an electric back-up heat b…
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Getting a Job with Piercings and TattoosYes, especially in professional work envirionment. It also depends where the piercing is located and how obvious the piercing is. Anything on the face is most defiantley a No, but others is a don't as don't tell policy.  The sad truth is yes. Although it…
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Increase In Cold SymptomsI'm obviously not a doctor, but it seems quite possible. Kinda like if you're stressed and it lowers your ability to fight off colds in the first place. I'd imagine fighting a battle on two fronts would increase your ability to get sicker, or another kind of sickness.What is…
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Answer I have never heard of becoming immune to a birth control method.
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according to fertility facts by first response men should eat oysers Pomegranate juice also helps in bettering the production of sperm as well as its mortality. Nutrition is key to increasing your sperm count but some of the best ingredients your body needs to produce more sperm are hard to find. …
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Autoimmune diseases like Lupus can also cause blisters inside the mouth. Irritation can also cause them. Often rinsing with a salt water solution will help them heal, as the salt causes the tiny blood vessels that are swollen to constrict, and it kills any germs and bacteria that might be present. …
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Answer Microtubules have two main functions in cells and in doing so act like a skeleton as well as like railroad tracks. Microtubules are the main structural component of the cytoskeleton in cells which provides the cell with structure and rigidity and determines the shape of the cell. They also…
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Measles/Rubella & the immune system Technical AnswerThe measles virus is transmitted via respiratory secretions, and causes a very serious febrile illness. It first infects the respiratory mucosa, spreads through the lymphatics and bloodstream, and can then infect the conjunctiva, respiratory t…
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Vaccines help a body's immune system prepare in advance to fight infectious illnesses and potentially deadly diseases caused by infectious agents or their by-products. Essentially, vaccines give the body a preview of a bacterium, virus, or toxin allowing it to learn in advance how to defend itself a…
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Okay im going to explain this like im explaining this to a 10 or 11 year old. Micro organisms are called microbes for short. They are small living creatures and there are some which are good,and some that are bad. You can only see microbes with a microscope. To avoid bad/harmful microbes, wash y…
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There are several things that can cause low lymphocytes in your blood. Lymphocytes are the white cells in your blood which are your bodies defense system against viral problems and infections. Low white cell count can be caused by many things as I've mentioned above & it really depends on how lo…
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i believe you mean lymphnodes. They are small blood filters. Lymphocytes are a kind of white blood cell, also known as a helper-T cell. They are small but mighty, just as any other blood cell!
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Yes, it does.
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Every sport that involves constant movement like track , hockey , soccer/football ... Some sports a person needs pure strength to play like football , swimming and weight lifting .
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Excessive release of potassium from the cell into the bloodstream. Some of the causes are: 1) Insufficient kidney function, e.g., renal insufficiency, renal/kidney failure. 2) Too many supplements taken. 3) Addison's Disease, aka Adrenal Insufficiency and Hypocortisolism (in this condition usual…
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Allow me to explain a complicated law in simple terms: parental immunity bars a child less than 18 years old from suing the parents for negligence or intentional torts.
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To protect us from sicknesses and diseases. Without it, we have no way to heal ourselves.
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Answer No, but the flouride in toothpaste is toxic in large doses.
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well as a work in progress I'm doing really well I'm 11 by the way I've got a chart like this its got days of the week and week 1 week 2 every day if u bite Ur nails then put 1 tally if u do twice then 2 Tally's so one so one if u bite ur nails less then twice a week then give ur self a little treat…
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Bad O2 sensor or O2 sensor not working properlyO2 sensor senses the concentration of oxygen in the exhaust gases and send signal to ECU to regulate Air fuel ratio.If O2 sensor is bad or not working then it does not work effectively so air fuel ratio is not maintained. And it may create following cau…
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Low blood platelets, causes, effects, treatment
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Your nail is made out of keratin. What kertian is made out of is: dead cells packed real tight together ( that's why it is hard.Anatomically fingernails and toenails, which are made of a tough protein called cartilage and are produced from living skin cells in the fingers and toes, are made up of ma…
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The term pathogen most commonly is used to refer to infectious organisms. The inactive form of a virus is called a provirus.-ChaCha Answers
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WHERE TO GET GAMMA GLOBULIN***I was bitten and had to receive rabies injections this summer. I found that only certified locations were allowed to give these. I had to actually go quiet a way to get them to a certain hospital because the closest one was not certified to get the vaccine or give the i…
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See PASSLOCK on page 2-17 of your "Owner's Manual" under section 2 Features and Controls; Theft-Deterrent System.
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The difference is that granular leukocytes have granules in their cytoplasm while non-granular do not. Also granular leukocytes, such as neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils respond to non-specific immunity and their main job is to digest pathogens. The non-granular leukocytes include lymphocytes…
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To fight off infections creating antibodies which are microscopic proteins which are shaped specially to fit one pathogen Example ... There is a different antibody for the flu and a different one a cold (however there would be many for the common cold as it mutates very quickly -Look up mutation…
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T cells compare non-self antigens to HLA (human leukocyte antigens) molecules with proteins the system already knows are its own. Your T-cells don't react to your HLA because of tolerance but are not tolerant to the HLA proteins of someone else. Thus, when there is a non-self system in your body (i.…
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you can start by using products from skin care and if you want your nails to be longer you can get a bowl of water and put about 1 table spoon of salt in it and soak for 15 minutes. or you could get lemon juice and do the same.
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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is caused by a virus called human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Like other viruses, HIV can be transmitted from host to host. The main routes of HIV transmission are sexual contact, sharing contaminated needles, and transmission from mother to child (eg, via…
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HIV infection occurs when a person is exposed to infected blood, semen, vaginal fluid or breast milk. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). Unprotected sex and sharing of injection drug using equipment are some of the most common risk…
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An acid-fast pathogen is a bacteria that is harmful to humans. They have cell walls that contain mycolic acid which is a lipid. Common Gram type staining techniques wont work with these cells. A special stain carbolfuchsin is used to penetrate the wall.After staining you wash with acid alcohol if th…
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In order for a micro organism to thrive/survive these conditionsmustbe favorable:-temperature, food, moisture, PH , and the oxygen (some need oxygen while others dislike it).-most pathogens generally like a warm, dark environment . Whilst this is a broad definition it contains some inaccuracies. e.…
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Answer Passive immunity is the transfer of active humoral immunity in the form of readymade antibodies, from one individual to another
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A doctor who specializes in the digestive system is a gastroenterologist.
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Allergies are kind of like an immune disorder but not in the typical sense, rather people that have allergies just have extremely reactive immune systems. Basically what this means is that when you come into contact with an allergen (dust, pollen, animal fur and so on) your body reacts to this subs…
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The male sperm determines sex of child.
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A pathogen is an infectious agent that causes illness to the host. These are commonly attributed to be bacteria and viruses. They can also be simple organisms, such as Naegleria fowleri [the uncommon brain eating ameoba]. Most pathogens are infectious microbes, such as bacteria or viruses, which a…
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Enteric = GI tract....Infections..well that's self explanitory. hope that helps. :)
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Our Powerful and Amazing Immune System Your Immune System is fascinating, complex and very powerful and it can take a "beating". But over time and many factors, we can weaken our immune system, creating more risks of you getting sick or inheriting a disease. To understand the power of the human…
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When applying to a college, the application will ask you many different questions about yourself. They want to know how you see yourself. One such question is to ask what your weakest points are. They want to see how realistic you are about your weaknesses as well as your strengths.
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Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell (WBC). WBC's are the main cellular portion of your immune system. WBC's can be broken into 5 categories: neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. Normal mature neutrophils in your blood can also be referred to as "segs" or "segmented…
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Anti M antibodies can cause anemia in the mother or infant. This is a worse case scenario. Usually, the antibodies ae too large to cross over into the placenta. Antibodies levels will likely be tested monthly and a MCA Doppler ultrasound to check the baby for anemia. A blood transfusion(s) may have …
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Antigens are substances that provoke an immune response (they're the ultimate target for the immune system). Antibodies are simply proteins that are secreted as a result of the antigen provoked immune response. In short, antigens cause the disease and antibodies cure it.
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Answer There are guidelines published by British Committee for Standards in Haematology. It says PICC insertions do not require platelet support or correction of clotting prior to insertion/removal. See the table on page 7. http://www.bcshguidelines.com/pdf/CVC_guidelines040107.pdf Dr. D. Keja…
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I just found out that there is a resolution avenue through Pay Pal on E-Bay, when there are issues concerning payment or delivery of an item.
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nails are a type of modified skin. Nails protect the sensitive tips of fingers and toes. Human nails aren't necessary for living, but they do provide support for the tips of the fingers and toes, protect them from injury, and aid in picking up small objects. Without them, we'd have a hard time scrat…
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To help you body fight off infections. +++++ Answers++++++I should add that antibiotics are good for bacterial infections only. They are not effective for viral and fungal infections. Even then, antibiotics are not universally effective for all bacterial infections. Many bacteria are resistant to ce…
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A Macrophage is a white blood cell, produced by Monocytes. Monocytes and Macrophages are both Phagocytes. These work as a part of the human immune system. They act in non-specific "innate" immunity defense and are able to initiate specific "cell-mediated" immunity. The role of a phagocyte is to eng…
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A small business telephone systems may often include the following components: -The PBX’s internal switching network -Microcontroller or microcomputer for arbitrary data processing, control and logic -Logic cards, switching and control cards, power cards and related devices that facilitate PB…
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If the Globulin level is abnormal there could be a health issue. If it is then you can take some medication and it will return to normal.
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With an immune response. When particles of a virus or other organism enter our body and are identified by the immune system as foreign "invaders", our bodies use the invaders, which are also called antigens/antibody generators, as a template to create matching antibodies. Antibodies (also called i…
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Frogs live in places where it is wet. You can usually find th em near ponds which are moist. you can also find them in puddles, and nearby ditches. it also depends on what season it is in. they usually are out in the summer,or when it is hot.
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Answer WHy would you bother use a pill if there are products that u can use on your body?. Just use Kojic Acid if your purpose is just to have a lighter, whiter and glowing skin. I just found this websitehttp://www.articlesbase.com/diseases-and-conditions-articles/skin-lightening-secrets-for-hyp…
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For those who use metric units:To figure out your BMI, take your weight (in kilograms) and divide it by your height (in meters). Now take that number and divide it by your height again. Now you have your BMI!In a formula: BMI = weight (kg) / height^2(m)For those who use imperial units:To figure out …
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to fight diease. if you want to get more details,then in a nutshell, it has the primary function of identification of and protection from infections and some diseases with use of the specialized cells, tissues, and organs that make up the immune system. Among other processes, it recognizes there is…
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Inflammation Inflammation is the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants. It is a protective attempt by the organism to remove the injurious stimuli as well as initiate the healing process for the tissue. Inflammation is n…
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When babies are first born,they have only the immune defenses transferred to them by their mothers.They have not had the chance to develop antibodies of their own,
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The answer previously here about MHC referring to mice and HLA referring to humans is catagorically untrue! HLA and MHC are in fact the same, so HLA class 1 = MHC class 1. Same goes for class 2.
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1) Exercise with high rep sets (50-100 reps per set) so your muscles change from the high power to low power type of fiber. 2) Do routine, light jogging for several months. Three times a week, start by doing 20 min. on the treadmill. Then when you build endurance, do an hour on the treadmill (thre…
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All you have to do is to stop infection and eat lots of yogurts
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A non-communicable disease is one that cannot be spread to others.
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antibodies are proteins that stick to the invading microorganisms the antibodies lock onto the antigen and force the bacteria or viruses to clump together.
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primary antibody is what binds to the specific gene that you are interested in looking at; i.e. primary is rabbit-antibody bind to its proper epitope. and this is usually unconjugated with no label. the secondary antibody is conjugated with some type of label, i.e., you will be able to see if your…
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A specialist in altered immunologic reactivity is known as a/anis a allergist
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A pathogen is a microscopic organism that causes sickness. Hostile bacteria and viruses are examples of pathogens. How does the immune system work to repel foreign invaders? We are surrounded by billions of bacteria and viruses but getting into the human body is not an easy task! The skin is thick …
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I use a product called Nutra Nail. It's AMAZING. You can get it at Ulta Beauty, or any pharmacy. You apply it to your nails like you would with nail polish. Let it dry and in 5 to 7 days your nails will be very long. Try not to scratch it, as it will come off. If you have a habit of biting your nail…
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The Aegis system is a computerized battle management system installed on most US Navy destroyers (the Arleigh Burke class) and all cruisers. It was specifically designed to manage the very complex air-sea battle expected to occur between US Navy ships and aircraft vs Soviet aircraft utilizing air-to…
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How to make your nails grow? The way to make your nails grow dont eat them like crazy or buy a polish that makes nails grow in family dollar or any drug store
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I have had 2 injections in my mouth does is hurt no way all you feel is a tiny scratch and then its all over!! I'm having one on the 21.4.10 on Wednesday aha but i do feel scared but then its not
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From Mayoclinic.comI experienced radiation sickness twice in my life, once when exposed to radioactive aircraft parts during a crash clean up and again when my wife received radioactice iodine for thyroid cancer treatment. The symptoms I experienced were nausea, fatigue. weakness, loss of apetite, a…
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Suppressor T cells may function in preventing all autoimmune reactions. Suppressor T cells are also known as regulatory T cells.
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Answer yes. they contain antibodies which are vital in washing away germs and other pathogens and they stop microbes from infecting the cornea and other parts of the eye. they also wash away potentially infected foreign bodies from inside your eye.
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CTWIST: Proteins assist with immunity by assisting in repairing and stabilizing as well as building muscles and joints. Protein is a very good source of nutrition for the individuals who are very active and need the protein to repair their bodies. And the females who are pregnant need to consume m…
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these are the allo antibodies produced against the foreign cells in a transfused patient usually foun in patients with multiple transfusions
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Antimicrobial agents are compounds that inhibit or kill microbes or microorganims, e.g bacteria and fungi. Antimicrobial agents can be chemicals or biological in compostion. Chemical based antimicrobial agents are antibiotics where are biological based are antimicrobial peptides.Antimicrobial agents…
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