Tag: infectious diseases

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A Worm-and-Mouse Tale: B Cells Deserve More Respect A Worm-and-Mouse Tale: B Cells Deserve More Respect Research

A Worm-and-Mouse Tale: B Cells Deserve More Respect

  • By URMC Communications
  • Feb. 25, 2009
By studying how mice fight off infection by intestinal worms – a condition that affects more than 2 billion people worldwide – scientists have discovered that the immune system is more versatile than ...
New Bone Cement May Prevent Amputations New Bone Cement May Prevent Amputations Research

New Bone Cement May Prevent Amputations

  • By URMC Communications
  • Jan. 26, 2009
Old technologies, bone cement and a well known antibiotic, may effectively fight an emerging infection in soldiers with compound bone fractures, according to a study published online today in the ...
URMC Partners to Provide More Trained Laboratory Workers URMC Partners to Provide More Trained Laboratory Workers

URMC Partners to Provide More Trained Laboratory Workers

  • By URMC Communications
  • Jan. 15, 2009
If you have ever watched CSI on TV, you have an inkling of what laboratory technologists do, assessing and preparing tissue to detect disease or trauma to solve a crime. The steps are the same in ...