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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hands out $15 million to help scientists 'map every cell in the human body' - GeekWire


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The goal of the project is to “map every cell in the human body as a resource to understand and improve human health and disease,” Chan wrote in a Facebook post announcing the new funding. The idea is to have an encyclopedic understanding of human ...
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Glaucoma: Background anatomy and physiology - Health24


Health24
The anatomical structures of the eye involved in glaucoma are the ciliary body, the anterior chamber, the anterior chamber angle, and the optic disc. Aqueous humor (the fluid within the eye) is produced by structures in the ciliary body. This fluid ...

Fighting cancer from inside the body with immunology therapy, warrior T-cells - WJLA


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Fighting cancer from inside the body with immunology therapy, warrior T-cells. by LISA FLETCHER, WJLA. Fighting cancer from inside the body with immunology therapy, warrior T-cells. (ABC7). AA. WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Lisa Fletcher, WJLA's senior ...

Leptin Helps Body Regulate Fat

New York - United States

Results of a 1995 study showing how Leptin, a protein produced by fat, appears to play an important role in how the body manages its supply of fat.

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Promotes interdisciplinary cooperation among those involved in the scientific, medical, technological agricultural and ecological research of fats and oils.

Leptin
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Physiologic effects, control of synthesis and secretion, and disease states.

Leptin and Resistin
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Information about studies in humans and mice.

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Information on the gene considered to be the major player in the regulation of the body fat.

Leptin in Diabetes, Univ. of Toronto
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Studying the influence of leptin on regulation of hypoglycemia by the HPA axis in diabetic rats.

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Information on how researchers have identified a number of genes that are specifically regulated by the hormone.

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Results of a 2002 NIH study.

Fat Dormouse: Glis glis
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Inner Body
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Welcome to inner exploration of Human Anatomy. Each topic has animations, 100's of anatomy graphics, and thousands of descriptive links. Study the anatomy of the human body online using anatomy charts, models and diagrams. It's fun, interactive and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions and anatomical terms used by doctors and nurses. Enter and find that particular anatomy chart you