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Strange creatures of the ocean deep - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle
Freezing temperatures, crushing pressure and total darkness make the deepest parts of the world's oceans inhospitable places to live. Still, they are not without — often weird— life. Photo: A female anglerfish (Source: Imago). Oceans are home to most ...

Diet Low in Branched-Chain Amino Acids May Be Key to Weight Loss: Study -
A specific group of amino acids called branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) is elevated in the blood of obese, insulin-resistant humans and rodents. A new study in mice indicates that lowering consumption of BCAAs may combat the metabolic problems that ...

Improved blood stabilization should expand use of circulating tumor cell profiling - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
Co-lead author Shannon Tessier, PhD, of the MGH-CEM says, "We wanted to slow down the biological clock as much as possible by using hypothermia, but that is not as simple as it sounds. Low temperature is a powerful means to decrease metabolism, but a ...

MedlinePlus: Blood Pressure

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General information about blood pressure, including a definition, description of the blood pressure testing process, and information about interpreting test results.

Puget Sound Blood Center Cord Blood Program
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The program collects, processes, stores and distributes blood collected from the umbilical cord for patients needing a stem cell transplant.

Human Blood: ABO Blood Types
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Defines the four blood types (A, B, AB, and O). Also presents information on genetic inheritance patterns of the various types.


Circular and general information. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

MedlinePlus: Anatomy
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Find pictures and diagrams of various human anatomical systems from the American Medical Association.

Cloning - MedlinePlus
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Overview of cloning, the processes used to create an exact genetic replica of another cell, tissue, or organism.

MedlinePlus: HPV
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Comprehensive information about human papilloma viruses (HPV), the common viruses which can cause warts. From the National Library of Medicine's consumer health site.

MedlinePlus: Rabies
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Offers links to articles on human rabies as well as related issues and statistics.

MedlinePlus: Tick Bites
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Information about ticks and tick-borne diseases.

MedlinePlus: Snake Bite
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Offers diagrams and first aid steps.

MedlinePlus: Lungs and Breathing Topics
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Describes functions and diseases.