Infection with nematodes of the genus MANSONELLA. Symptoms include pruritus, headache, and articular swelling.
A genus of parasitic nematodes whose organisms are distributed in Central and South America. Characteristics include a smooth cuticle and an enlarged anterior end.
Social media model for enabling public involvement and recruitment in participation. Use of social media to collect feedback and recruit volunteer subjects.
The use of instrumentation and techniques for visualizing material and details that cannot be seen by the unaided eye. It is usually done by enlarging images, transmitted by light or electron beams, with optical or magnetic lenses that magnify the entire image field. With scanning microscopy, images are generated by collecting output from the specimen in a point-by-point fashion, on a magnified scale, as it is scanned by a narrow beam of light or electrons, a laser, a conductive probe, or a topographical probe.
A genus of protozoa that comprise the malaria parasites of mammals. Four species infect humans (although occasional infections with primate malarias may occur). These are PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; PLASMODIUM OVALE, and PLASMODIUM VIVAX. Species causing infection in vertebrates other than man include: PLASMODIUM BERGHEI; PLASMODIUM CHABAUDI; P. vinckei, and PLASMODIUM YOELII in rodents; P. brasilianum, PLASMODIUM CYNOMOLGI; and PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI in monkeys; and PLASMODIUM GALLINACEUM in chickens.
The presence of parasites (especially malarial parasites) in the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (BLOOD VESSELS). Whole blood includes PLASMA and BLOOD CELLS.
Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.
A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.
The study of parasites and PARASITIC DISEASES.
A species of protozoa that is the causal agent of falciparum malaria (MALARIA, FALCIPARUM). It is most prevalent in the tropics and subtropics.
Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.
PHENOTHIAZINES with an amino group at the 3-position that are green crystals or powder. They are used as biological stains.
A white threadlike worm which causes elephantiasis, lymphangitis, and chyluria by interfering with the lymphatic circulation. The microfilaria are found in the circulating blood and are carried by mosquitoes.
Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM VIVAX. This form of malaria is less severe than MALARIA, FALCIPARUM, but there is a higher probability for relapses to occur. Febrile paroxysms often occur every other day.
A protozoan parasite that causes vivax malaria (MALARIA, VIVAX). This species is found almost everywhere malaria is endemic and is the only one that has a range extending into the temperate regions.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of protozoa.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)
Commercially prepared reagent sets, with accessory devices, containing all of the major components and literature necessary to perform one or more designated diagnostic tests or procedures. They may be for laboratory or personal use.
The U-shaped portion of the renal tubule in the KIDNEY MEDULLA, consisting of a descending limb and an ascending limb. It is situated between the PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE and the DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
The white of an egg, especially a chicken's egg, used in cooking. It contains albumin. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
A class of nerve fibers as defined by their structure, specifically the nerve sheath arrangement. The AXONS of the myelinated nerve fibers are completely encased in a MYELIN SHEATH. They are fibers of relatively large and varied diameters. Their NEURAL CONDUCTION rates are faster than those of the unmyelinated nerve fibers (NERVE FIBERS, UNMYELINATED). Myelinated nerve fibers are present in somatic and autonomic nerves.
Fatty tissue composed of WHITE ADIPOCYTES and generally found directly under the skin (SUBCUTANEOUS FAT) and around the internal organs (ABDOMINAL FAT). It has less vascularization and less coloration than the BROWN FAT. White fat provides heat insulation, mechanical cushion, and source of energy.
Na-K-Cl transporter in the ASCENDING LIMB OF LOOP OF HENLE. It mediates active reabsorption of sodium chloride and is inhibited by LOOP DIURETICS such as FUROSEMIDE; and BUMETANIDE. Mutations in the gene encoding SLC12A1 are associated with a BARTTER SYNDROME.
Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.
Fat cells with light coloration and few MITOCHONDRIA. They contain a scant ring of CYTOPLASM surrounding a single large lipid droplet or vacuole.
The internal portion of the kidney, consisting of striated conical masses, the renal pyramids, whose bases are adjacent to the cortex and whose apices form prominent papillae projecting into the lumen of the minor calyces.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
A diverse superfamily of proteins that function as translocating proteins. They share the common characteristics of being able to bind ACTINS and hydrolyze MgATP. Myosins generally consist of heavy chains which are involved in locomotion, and light chains which are involved in regulation. Within the structure of myosin heavy chain are three domains: the head, the neck and the tail. The head region of the heavy chain contains the actin binding domain and MgATPase domain which provides energy for locomotion. The neck region is involved in binding the light-chains. The tail region provides the anchoring point that maintains the position of the heavy chain. The superfamily of myosins is organized into structural classes based upon the type and arrangement of the subunits they contain.
A physical property showing different values in relation to the direction in or along which the measurement is made. The physical property may be with regard to thermal or electric conductivity or light refraction. In crystallography, it describes crystals whose index of refraction varies with the direction of the incident light. It is also called acolotropy and colotropy. The opposite of anisotropy is isotropy wherein the same values characterize the object when measured along axes in all directions.
A species of DNA virus, in the genus WHISPOVIRUS, infecting PENAEID SHRIMP.
The long cylindrical contractile organelles of STRIATED MUSCLE cells composed of ACTIN FILAMENTS; MYOSIN filaments; and other proteins organized in arrays of repeating units called SARCOMERES .
The use of diffusion ANISOTROPY data from diffusion magnetic resonance imaging results to construct images based on the direction of the faster diffusing molecules.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Any of various diseases affecting the white matter of the central nervous system.
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
The functional units of the kidney, consisting of the glomerulus and the attached tubule.
A glycosyl-phosphatidyl-inositol (GPI) - anchored membrane protein found on the thick ascending limb of the LOOP OF HENLE. The cleaved form of the protein is found abundantly in URINE.
A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.
Contractile tissue that produces movement in animals.
A diagnostic technique that incorporates the measurement of molecular diffusion (such as water or metabolites) for tissue assessment by MRI. The degree of molecular movement can be measured by changes of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) with time, as reflected by tissue microstructure. Diffusion MRI has been used to study BRAIN ISCHEMIA and tumor response to treatment.
The portion of renal tubule that begins from the enlarged segment of the ascending limb of the LOOP OF HENLE. It reenters the KIDNEY CORTEX and forms the convoluted segments of the distal tubule.
Fibers composed of MICROFILAMENT PROTEINS, which are predominately ACTIN. They are the smallest of the cytoskeletal filaments.
Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.
A ubiquitous sodium salt that is commonly used to season food.
A giant elastic protein of molecular mass ranging from 2,993 kDa (cardiac), 3,300 kDa (psoas), to 3,700 kDa (soleus) having a kinase domain. The amino- terminal is involved in a Z line binding, and the carboxy-terminal region is bound to the myosin filament with an overlap between the counter-connectin filaments at the M line.
The number of WHITE BLOOD CELLS per unit volume in venous BLOOD. A differential leukocyte count measures the relative numbers of the different types of white cells.
A family of CRUSTACEA, order DECAPODA, comprising the penaeid shrimp. Species of the genus Penaeus are the most important commercial shrimp throughout the world.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The physical or physiological processes by which substances, tissue, cells, etc. take up or take in other substances or energy.
A benzoic-sulfonamide-furan. It is a diuretic with fast onset and short duration that is used for EDEMA and chronic RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
The marking of biological material with a dye or other reagent for the purpose of identifying and quantitating components of tissues, cells or their extracts.
The visually perceived property of objects created by absorption or reflection of specific wavelengths of light.
The protein constituents of muscle, the major ones being ACTINS and MYOSINS. More than a dozen accessory proteins exist including TROPONIN; TROPOMYOSIN; and DYSTROPHIN.
The technique of using a microtome to cut thin or ultrathin sections of tissues embedded in a supporting substance. The microtome is an instrument that hold a steel, glass or diamond knife in clamps at an angle to the blocks of prepared tissues, which it cuts in sections of equal thickness.
Straight tubes commencing in the radiate part of the kidney cortex where they receive the curved ends of the distal convoluted tubules. In the medulla the collecting tubules of each pyramid converge to join a central tube (duct of Bellini) which opens on the summit of the papilla.
The outer zone of the KIDNEY, beneath the capsule, consisting of KIDNEY GLOMERULUS; KIDNEY TUBULES, DISTAL; and KIDNEY TUBULES, PROXIMAL.
The network of filaments, tubules, and interconnecting filamentous bridges which give shape, structure, and organization to the cytoplasm.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
Groups of individuals whose putative ancestry is from native continental populations based on similarities in physical appearance.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.
An arthropod subclass (Xiphosura) comprising the North American (Limulus) and Asiatic (Tachypleus) genera of horseshoe crabs.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments.
Common name for the species Gallus gallus, the domestic fowl, in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. It is descended from the red jungle fowl of SOUTHEAST ASIA.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
Filamentous proteins that are the main constituent of the thin filaments of muscle fibers. The filaments (known also as filamentous or F-actin) can be dissociated into their globular subunits; each subunit is composed of a single polypeptide 375 amino acids long. This is known as globular or G-actin. In conjunction with MYOSINS, actin is responsible for the contraction and relaxation of muscle.
A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
A thermogenic form of adipose tissue composed of BROWN ADIPOCYTES. It is found in newborns of many species including humans, and in hibernating mammals. Brown fat is richly vascularized, innervated, and densely packed with MITOCHONDRIA which can generate heat directly from the stored lipids.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, enzymes, etc., by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Conjugated proteins in which mucopolysaccharides are combined with proteins. The mucopolysaccharide moiety is the predominant group with the protein making up only a small percentage of the total weight.
A protein found in the thin filaments of muscle fibers. It inhibits contraction of the muscle unless its position is modified by TROPONIN.
Transport proteins that carry specific substances in the blood or across cell membranes.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Imaging techniques used to colocalize sites of brain functions or physiological activity with brain structures.
Methods of preparing tissue for examination and study of the origin, structure, function, or pathology.
Pathologic conditions affecting the BRAIN, which is composed of the intracranial components of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. This includes (but is not limited to) the CEREBRAL CORTEX; intracranial white matter; BASAL GANGLIA; THALAMUS; HYPOTHALAMUS; BRAIN STEM; and CEREBELLUM.
Derived from TELENCEPHALON, cerebrum is composed of a right and a left hemisphere. Each contains an outer cerebral cortex and a subcortical basal ganglia. The cerebrum includes all parts within the skull except the MEDULLA OBLONGATA, the PONS, and the CEREBELLUM. Cerebral functions include sensorimotor, emotional, and intellectual activities.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Inorganic compounds derived from hydrochloric acid that contain the Cl- ion.
A group of disorders caused by defective salt reabsorption in the ascending LOOP OF HENLE. It is characterized by severe salt-wasting, HYPOKALEMIA; HYPERCALCIURIA; metabolic ALKALOSIS, and hyper-reninemic HYPERALDOSTERONISM without HYPERTENSION. There are several subtypes including ones due to mutations in the renal specific SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The science and application of a double-beam transmission interference microscope in which the illuminating light beam is split into two paths. One beam passes through the specimen while the other beam reflects off a reference mirror before joining and interfering with the other. The observed optical path difference between the two beams can be measured and used to discriminate minute differences in thickness and refraction of non-stained transparent specimens, such as living cells in culture.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
Neural tracts connecting one part of the nervous system with another.
A light microscopic technique in which only a small spot is illuminated and observed at a time. An image is constructed through point-by-point scanning of the field in this manner. Light sources may be conventional or laser, and fluorescence or transmitted observations are possible.
The thin layer of GRAY MATTER on the surface of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES that develops from the TELENCEPHALON and folds into gyri and sulchi. It reaches its highest development in humans and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.
Specialized connective tissue composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It is the site of stored FATS, usually in the form of TRIGLYCERIDES. In mammals, there are two types of adipose tissue, the WHITE FAT and the BROWN FAT. Their relative distributions vary in different species with most adipose tissue being white.
Non-specific white matter changes in the BRAIN, often seen after age 65. Changes include loss of AXONS; MYELIN pallor, GLIOSIS, loss of ependymal cells, and enlarged perivascular spaces. Leukoaraiosis is a risk factor for DEMENTIA and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE.
Electron microscopy in which the ELECTRONS or their reaction products that pass down through the specimen are imaged below the plane of the specimen.
Microscopy of specimens stained with fluorescent dye (usually fluorescein isothiocyanate) or of naturally fluorescent materials, which emit light when exposed to ultraviolet or blue light. Immunofluorescence microscopy utilizes antibodies that are labeled with fluorescent dye.
White blood cells. These include granular leukocytes (BASOPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; and NEUTROPHILS) as well as non-granular leukocytes (LYMPHOCYTES and MONOCYTES).
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Methods developed to aid in the interpretation of ultrasound, radiographic images, etc., for diagnosis of disease.
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
WHITE MATTER pathway, flanked by nuclear masses, consisting of both afferent and efferent fibers projecting between the WHITE MATTER and the BRAINSTEM. It consists of three distinct parts: an anterior limb, posterior limb, and genu.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
The scattering of x-rays by matter, especially crystals, with accompanying variation in intensity due to interference effects. Analysis of the crystal structure of materials is performed by passing x-rays through them and registering the diffraction image of the rays (CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, X-RAY). (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Coloration or discoloration of a part by a pigment.
A plasma membrane exchange glycoprotein transporter that functions in intracellular pH regulation, cell volume regulation, and cellular response to many different hormones and mitogens.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Degeneration of white matter adjacent to the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES following cerebral hypoxia or BRAIN ISCHEMIA in neonates. The condition primarily affects white matter in the perfusion zone between superficial and deep branches of the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. Clinical manifestations include VISION DISORDERS; CEREBRAL PALSY; PARAPLEGIA; SEIZURES; and cognitive disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1021; Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch4, pp30-1)
The use of wings or wing-like appendages to remain aloft and move through the air.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
The concentration of osmotically active particles in solution expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per liter of solution. Osmolality is expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Improvement of the quality of a picture by various techniques, including computer processing, digital filtering, echocardiographic techniques, light and ultrastructural MICROSCOPY, fluorescence spectrometry and microscopy, scintigraphy, and in vitro image processing at the molecular level.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
A class of large neuroglial (macroglial) cells in the central nervous system. Oligodendroglia may be called interfascicular, perivascular, or perineuronal (not the same as SATELLITE CELLS, PERINEURONAL of GANGLIA) according to their location. They form the insulating MYELIN SHEATH of axons in the central nervous system.
A type of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY in which the object is examined directly by an extremely narrow electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point and using the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen to create the image. It should not be confused with SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.
A specialized field of physics and engineering involved in studying the behavior and properties of light and the technology of analyzing, generating, transmitting, and manipulating ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION in the visible, infrared, and ultraviolet range.
Detection and counting of scintillations produced in a fluorescent material by ionizing radiation.
A member of the alkali group of metals. It has the atomic symbol Na, atomic number 11, and atomic weight 23.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A basic element found in nearly all organized tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.
A species of mussel in the genus MYTILUS, family MYTILIDAE, class BIVALVIA, known as the common mussel. It has a bluish-black shell and is highly edible.
A basic enzyme that is present in saliva, tears, egg white, and many animal fluids. It functions as an antibacterial agent. The enzyme catalyzes the hydrolysis of 1,4-beta-linkages between N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in peptidoglycan and between N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitodextrin. EC
The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma.
A large family of transmembrane proteins found in TIGHT JUNCTIONS. They take part in the formation of paracellular barriers and pores that regulate paracellular permeability.
The measurement of an organ in volume, mass, or heaviness.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
Resistance and recovery from distortion of shape.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
A modification of the freeze-drying method in which the ice within the frozen tissue is replaced by alcohol or other solvent at a very low temperature.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
Fat cells with dark coloration due to the densely packed MITOCHONDRIA. They contain numerous small lipid droplets or vacuoles. Their stored lipids can be converted directly to energy as heat by the mitochondria.
Color of hair or fur.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.
The outermost layer of a cell in most PLANTS; BACTERIA; FUNGI; and ALGAE. The cell wall is usually a rigid structure that lies external to the CELL MEMBRANE, and provides a protective barrier against physical or chemical agents.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its pharmacologic or therapeutic action). This distribution depends on the blood flow or perfusion rate of the organ, the ability of the drug to penetrate organ membranes, tissue specificity, protein binding. The distribution is usually expressed as tissue to plasma ratios.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A condition characterized by calcification of the renal tissue itself. It is usually seen in distal RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS with calcium deposition in the DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULES and the surrounding interstitium. Nephrocalcinosis causes RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
Phenomenon where BLOOD PRESSURE readings are elevated only when taken in clinical settings.
The predominant form of mammalian antidiuretic hormone. It is a nonapeptide containing an ARGININE at residue 8 and two disulfide-linked cysteines at residues of 1 and 6. Arg-vasopressin is used to treat DIABETES INSIPIDUS or to improve vasomotor tone and BLOOD PRESSURE.
Tests designed to assess neurological function associated with certain behaviors. They are used in diagnosing brain dysfunction or damage and central nervous system disorders or injury.
The lipid- and protein-containing, selectively permeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that is a source of SPARTEINE, lupanine and other lupin alkaloids.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Color of the iris.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
One of two types of muscle in the body, characterized by the array of bands observed under microscope. Striated muscles can be divided into two subtypes: the CARDIAC MUSCLE and the SKELETAL MUSCLE.
A form of interference microscopy in which variations of the refracting index in the object are converted into variations of intensity in the image. This is achieved by the action of a phase plate.
Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.
Microscopy in which the samples are first stained immunocytochemically and then examined using an electron microscope. Immunoelectron microscopy is used extensively in diagnostic virology as part of very sensitive immunoassays.
The movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level. The transport can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers. It also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments.
Disturbances in mental processes related to learning, thinking, reasoning, and judgment.
Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
A suspension of metallic gold particles.
A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.
Test for tissue antigen using either a direct method, by conjugation of antibody with fluorescent dye (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, DIRECT) or an indirect method, by formation of antigen-antibody complex which is then labeled with fluorescein-conjugated anti-immunoglobulin antibody (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, INDIRECT). The tissue is then examined by fluorescence microscopy.
A malignant neoplasm derived from cells that are capable of forming melanin, which may occur in the skin of any part of the body, in the eye, or, rarely, in the mucous membranes of the genitalia, anus, oral cavity, or other sites. It occurs mostly in adults and may originate de novo or from a pigmented nevus or malignant lentigo. Melanomas frequently metastasize widely, and the regional lymph nodes, liver, lungs, and brain are likely to be involved. The incidence of malignant skin melanomas is rising rapidly in all parts of the world. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Rook et al., Textbook of Dermatology, 4th ed, p2445)
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
A plant genus in the family PINACEAE, order Pinales, class Pinopsida, division Coniferophyta. They are evergreen, pyramidal trees with whorled branches and thin, scaly bark. Each of the linear, spirally arranged leaves is jointed near the stem on a separate woody base.
The generic term for salts derived from silica or the silicic acids. They contain silicon, oxygen, and one or more metals, and may contain hydrogen. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th Ed)
Inorganic compounds that contain tin as an integral part of the molecule.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Microscopy using polarized light in which phenomena due to the preferential orientation of optical properties with respect to the vibration plane of the polarized light are made visible and correlated parameters are made measurable.
An enzyme that catalyzes the active transport system of sodium and potassium ions across the cell wall. Sodium and potassium ions are closely coupled with membrane ATPase which undergoes phosphorylation and dephosphorylation, thereby providing energy for transport of these ions against concentration gradients.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
The diversion of RADIATION (thermal, electromagnetic, or nuclear) from its original path as a result of interactions or collisions with atoms, molecules, or larger particles in the atmosphere or other media. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Refers to animals in the period of time just after birth.
A strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute that has spread widely at other institutions. This has markedly diluted the original strain.
Agents that emit light after excitation by light. The wave length of the emitted light is usually longer than that of the incident light. Fluorochromes are substances that cause fluorescence in other substances, i.e., dyes used to mark or label other compounds with fluorescent tags.
Cultivation of natural faunal resources of water. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The berries are white and 3-6 millimeters (0.12-0.24 in). It has opposite leaves that are leathery and thick. Ingesting the ... berries can cause "stomach and intestinal irritation with diarrhea, lowered blood pressure, and slow pulse". This shrub can ...
A less widely encountered but equally popular variety of kiełbasa is the White Fresh (biała - i.e. "white"). It is mainly used ... krakowska, a thick, straight sausage hot-smoked with pepper and garlic; its name comes from Kraków wiejska ([ˈvʲejska]), ... The main ingredient is liver and rice, or blood and rice. Salt, pepper, and spices are optionally added. Butter is not. In the ... kiełbasa biała, a white sausage sold uncooked and often used in soups. The most popular kiełbasa is also called "Kiełbasa ...
Because skin blood vessels constrict in cold water, the walrus can appear almost white when swimming. As a secondary sexual ... Its skin is highly wrinkled and thick, up to 10 cm (4 in) around the neck and shoulders of males. The blubber layer beneath is ... Another appearance of the walrus in literature is in the story "The White Seal" in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, where it ... The vibrissae are attached to muscles and are supplied with blood and nerves, making them highly sensitive organs capable of ...
In July the same year a Northern American tour followed with Thick As Blood. Normally the band should have played Europe during ... The band drew criticism from some fans after they confirmed playing a show with Motionless in White in Hawaii. The band stated ... The band is known for their aggressive sound which can be compared with First Blood and Blood Stands Still. Lionheart, live at ... Lionheart announce tour with Thick As Blood, Dead Icons Karol Kaminski: LIONHEART POSTPONE THEIR EUROPEAN TOUR ( ...
The stem is strong and evenly thick, often pale pink. The flesh is firm, white, with a pleasant or innocuous scent, and has a ... Russula viscida, is in size and habitat very similar, the surface of its cap is bright purple to blood red and shiny. The base ...
... and mildly invigorating the blood. Mu Dan Pi of the best quality should be very fragrant, thick, white and starchy. The flower ... Mu Dan Pi's main functions include reducing heat, cooling the blood, improving liver function, ...
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Pear, Robert; Broder, John M. (September 5, 2000). "In a Lobby-Happy Washington, Politics Can Be Even Thicker Than Blood". The ... From January 1993 to February 1996, he was a White House staffer in the Clinton administration, holding the title of Deputy ... Politics Can Be Even Thicker Than Blood, New York Times (September 5, 2000). Stephen Koff, Joe Biden's Buckeyes: the vice ... In January 1999, Ricchetti became deputy White House chief of staff (succeeding John Podesta) and gained a larger portfolio. In ...
The gills are thick and widely spaced, yellow red in colour. The spore print is white. The ringless stipe is up 5-9 cm high and ... A large waxcap with an initially bell-shaped, and later flattening, cap 4-10 cm across and blood- to dark red in colour. ...
... Blistein, Jon. "Steve Soto, ... White Skin, Black Flag: Hardcore Punk, Racialization, and the Politics of Sound in Southern California. Wayne State University ... LeBleau, Monique A. "Tommy 'Chiffon' Martinez: Punk Blood - Thicker than a Cold Shot." The LA Beat, 25 Sept. 2018, https:// ... While the early hardcore scene was mostly young white males, both onstage and in the audience, there are notable exceptions. ...
The umbilicus is very narrow, white and encircled by a white zone. The rounded aperture is oblique and simple. The peristome ... It is very thick. The short spire is obtuse. The apex is mammillated. The shell contains four whorls. The first two are smooth ... These ridges are costiform, rounded, regular, as wide as the interstices, and ornamented with blood-red spots. These spots are ... The white interstices between the ridges are profound and sulciform. The body whorl is more produced than the spire, quite ...
... a woman in a white jacket with a blonde mullet hairstyle is "The mistress"; a man with thick-rimmed glasses, a white jacket, ... a bald man with blood on his head is "The husband"; ... Each character is again seen in a white rectangle in the centre ... 1. The video begins with silent footage of five characters, who appear in a small white rectangle in the centre of the screen ... More footage of the band follows before "The husband" is shown motionless of the floor, surrounded by a white tape outline. The ...
... bill blood-red; iris red. Bill straight, compressed, narrowed at the top, thicker at the base, and blood-red. The mandibles ... Throat white. Hindneck ferruginous. Neck very short. Back and rump black, sparsely dotted with minute white dots. Breast bluish ... The underparts, throat, and eyebrow-like supercilium were white, and the upper parts were black with white dots and bands. The ... Abdomen, crissum, and loins white. Wings short, wholly black, variegated with broken white bands. Remiges short. Rectrices ...
... has a narrow anterior esophageal end and shorter and thicker posterior end. These pinkish-white worms are ... They attach to the host through their slender anterior end and feed on tissue secretions instead of blood. Females are larger ... On reaching adulthood, the thinner end (the anterior of the worm) burrows into the large intestine, the thicker (posterior) end ...
Fårikål, traditional Norwegian stew with lamb or mutton and white cabbage. *Főzelék, a thick Hungarian vegetable dish ... Dinuguan, pork blood stew from the Philippines. *Ewedu, vegetable stew from Nigeria ... Cream stew, a yōshoku Japanese white stew. *Crow stew, a sour cream-based stew made with crow meat, popular in the United ... In meat-based stews, white stews, also known as blanquettes or fricassées, are made with lamb or veal that is blanched, or ...
... red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Over 150 liters of fluid enter the glomeruli of an adult every day: 99% of ... The distal portion of ascending limb is thick and is lined by simple cuboidal epithelium. Thin ascending limb of loop of Henle ... The glomerular blood pressure provides the driving force for water and solutes to be filtered out of the blood plasma, and into ... Normally the only components of the blood that are not filtered into Bowman's capsule are blood proteins, ...
Normal vaginal discharge may have a thin, watery consistency or a thick, sticky consistency, and it may be clear or white in ... This engorgement of blood vessels increases the volume of transudate from the vaginal walls. Transudate has a neutral pH, so ... Vaginal discharge is not always present in yeast infections, but when occurring it is typically odorless, thick, white, and ... Normal vaginal discharge is clear, white, or off-white. The consistency can range from milky to clumpy, and odor typically mild ...
One of the victim's feet was encased in a thick white cotton sock; the other foot was bare with a white sock hanging from it. ... blood (Victoria's blood type) were found within an approximate 12-foot radius. On the night of the murder, 23-year-old Edgar ... The head scarf was matted with dried blood. While Mr. Zielinski continued his search on foot, Mrs. Zielinski walked to the ... Victoria's skull had been smashed by repeated blows from two large rocks which were found stained with blood and human tissue ...
There is a blood-red colouration around the margin of gill covers, and often at the base of the pectoral fins as well. The ... It has thick, fleshy lips, and a somewhat protractiile snout. Lethrinus lentjan is widespread in the Indo-West Pacific and ... dorsal fin is white has a reddish margin. Both the caudal and dorsal fins have orange mottling. The pectoral fin may be pale ... It has a distinctive blood-red colouration around the margin of the gill covers. It is widespread around the Indo-West Pacific ...
Anthrax and the blood-disease sepsis are known to occur.[11] In March 2017, of a group of four tigers consisting of an adult ... The folds in the skin increase the surface area and help in regulating the body temperature.[17] The thick skin does not ... They are also the second-largest living rhinoceros, behind only the white rhinoceros. Males have a head and body length of 368- ... Indian rhinos have a thick grey-brown skin with pinkish skin folds and one horn on their snout. Their upper legs and shoulders ...
The watch she was carrying showed 5:17 p.m. and blood was everywhere on their white clothes. Manuben estimated that it took ... A thick-set man, in his 30s I should say and dressed in khaki, was in the forefront of the crowd. He moved a step toward Mr. ... He left a trail of blood.". • Quote 4: ...the court had authority under Code 540 of the 1898 law to examine Kasar/Damle, which ... The pistol shots had deafened her, wrote Manuben, the smoke was very thick, and the incident complete within 3 to 4 minutes. A ...
... "blood sausage") - typically made with pig blood, onions, garlic and breadcrumbs. vleesworst ( "meat sausage") - a type of white ... medium thick, u-shaped smoked sausage; often eaten during parties, but not exclusively Kaszanka or kiszka - traditional blood ... usually served chargrilled Naem Sai krok Isan Sai ua Merguez Sucuk Blood sausage Krov`janka (krov - blood) Kishka Liverwurst ... Blood sausage Boerewors Fermented sausage - a type of sausage that is created by salting chopped or ground meat to remove ...
The last song on the EP, "Blood on the Steps", was featured on Grand Theft Auto IV soundtrack, and on a compilation album ... Billboard wrote that with regard to this song, its "...the thick, fuzzy chords; warbly bass slides; and get-this-party-started ... Their musical style has been described as "a polyembryonal gametophyte mutation of Jack White, David Bowie, Angus Young, Cedric ... Titus, Christa (15 November 2008). "Blood on the Steps". Billboard. Archived from the original on March 29, 2009. Retrieved 9 ...
After menopause the vaginal epithelium changes and becomes a few layers thick. Many of the signs and symptoms that accompany ... The laser treatment works by resurfacing the vaginal epithelium and activating growth factors that increases blood flow, ... Genitourinary symptoms include dryness pain itching burning soreness pressure white discharge malodorous discharge due to ... infection painful sexual intercourse bleeding after intercourse painful urination blood in the urine increased urinary ...
The two corpora forming the clitoral body are surrounded by thick fibro-elastic tunica albuginea, literally meaning "white ... the only vein that drains the blood from the spaces in the corpora cavernosa) and the arterial blood continues a steady flow ... When engorged with blood, they cuff the vaginal opening and cause the vulva to expand outward. Although a number of texts state ... They state that the clitoral glans and labia minora have blood vessels that are dispersed within a fibrous matrix and have only ...
Clinically, the patient presents with prolonged, profused white discharge mixed with blood. It is not clear whether this ... Gross examination reveals thick, soft, velvety folds of endometrial hypertrophy interspersed in the muscle layer of the uterus ... Blood estrin assay is negative. Decidua mensrtualis may be wrongly diagnosed in individuals who do not present the clinical ...
... s are considered commonly warm blooded horses. They can come in white, brown, grey and patched. "Archived copy". ... They have a refined head, bold eyes, bold strong hooves, short backs, round croups, long hips, and have thick bone for strength ... He produced the Blazer by combining the American Quarter Horse and the Morgan Horse with blood of the Shetland Pony, and ...
After hemostasis, inflammation white blood cells, including phagocytic macrophages arrive at the injury site. Once the invading ... and bacterial invasion is provided by the skin because the epidermis is relatively thick and covered with keratin. Secretions ... Blood vessels soon grow into the dermis, restoring circulation. If the injury is very minor, the epithelial cells eventually ... Clotting mechanisms in the blood are soon activated, and a clot of scab is formed within several hours. The scab temporarily ...
White botifarra, botifarra blanca or blanquet. Its main ingredient is fat-less meat (carn magra). It does not contain any blood ... Bisbe (meaning "bishop") and bull, as well as bisbot negre' and bull negre, are thick blood botifarra varieties made with ... Usually white botifarra and black botifarra do not need to be cooked, but they are sometimes boiled as an ingredient of ... Grilled botifarra served with white beans (Catalan: botifarra amb seques or botifarra amb mongetes) is a typical Catalan dish. ...
... where the blood remains inside blood vessels. Octopuses have three hearts; a systemic heart that circulates blood round the ... The Atlantic white-spotted octopus (Callistoctopus macropus) turns bright brownish red with oval white spots all over in a high ... Before it leaves the funnel, the ink passes through glands which mix it with mucus, creating a thick, dark blob which allows ... This makes the blood very viscous and it requires considerable pressure to pump it round the body; octopuses' blood pressures ...
... of which the thicker boneless part becomes the ribeye steak, and the upper tips of the ribs are then cut off and become short ... White sugar sponge cake. Condiments and spices. *Fermented bean curd. *Five-spice powder ...
All whales have a thick layer of blubber. In species that live near the poles, the blubber can be as thick as 11 inches. This ... Whales occasionally feature in literature and film, as in the great white whale of Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Small whales, ... They are warm-blooded, and have a layer of fat, or blubber, under the skin. With streamlined fusiform bodies and two limbs that ... For example, Herman Melville's Moby Dick features a "great white whale" as the main antagonist for Ahab, who eventually is ...
Under different conditions, deoxygenated blood can be shunted back to the body or oxygenated blood can be shunted back to the ... Lacking a thick dermis, reptilian leather is not as strong as mammalian leather. It is used in leather-wares for decorative ... One study found that wood turtles were better than white rats at learning to navigate mazes.[112] ... Blood is then extracted; the serum is separated, purified and freeze-dried.[146] The cytotoxic effect of snake venom is being ...
Kuzuyu, is a thick white Japanese tea made by adding kudzu flour to hot water ... They do not usually contain caffeine.[3] Herbal teas should not be confused with true teas (e.g., black, green, white, yellow, ...
White, Christine D.; et al. (2001). "Social Complexity and Food Systems at Altun Ha, Belize: The Isotopic Evidence". Latin ... That as the body attempts to compensate for low iron levels by increasing red blood cell production in the young, sieve-like ... Increases in mechanical stress tend to produce bones that are thicker and stronger. Disruptions in homeostasis caused by ... T. White, 1991. Human osteology. Academic Press. Organizations American Association of Physical Anthropologists Biological ...
Amusic brains have been found in fMRI studies to have less white matter and thicker cortex than controls in the right inferior ... They found that as these chills increase, many changes in cerebral blood flow are seen in brain regions such as the amygdala, ... Blood, A. J.; Zatorre, R. J. (2001). "Intensely pleasurable responses to music correlate with activity in brain regions ... Music is able to create an incredibly pleasurable experience that can be described as "chills".[77] Blood and Zatorre (2001) ...
White River War. Meeker Massacre. Milk Creek. Bluff War. Ute Mountain. Cottonwood Gulch. Bluff Skirmish. Posey War. Blanding. ... Ute pipes are thicker and use shorter pipestems than the Plains style, and more closely resemble the pipe styles of their ... In 1954, a group of mixed blood Utes were legally separated from the Northern Utes and called the Affiliated Ute Citizens.[10] ... White River Ute. Northern. Uintah and Ouray[33][27][34] 8a. Sabuagana (Saguaguana / Akanaquint). Colorado. Colorado River in ...
A citrus tree in a container may have to be repotted every 5 years or so, since the roots may form a thick "root-ball" on the ... The colourful outer skin of some citrus fruits, known as zest, is used as a flavouring in cooking; the white inner portion of ... Blood orange - Citrus ×sinensis cultivars. *Calamansi, Calamondin - (Citrus reticulata × Citrus japonica). *Cam sành - (C. ... The middle layer of the pericarp is the mesocarp, which in citrus fruits consists of the white, spongy "albedo", or "pith". The ...
Brigadier Sir Bernard Proudfoot Smith (Bill Wallis) - A patient with thick German accent at the hospital in the fourth series ... He possibly has some witch-blood in him since his mother has learnt voodoo. He was eventually dethroned as Duke of Edinburgh ... Possibly a parody of Bill Boaks, a regular by-election candidate on a Public Safety, Democratic Monarchist and White Resident ... standing for the Keep Royalty White, Rat Catching and Safe Sewage Residents Party. ...
... low oxygen in the blood) and hypercapnia (too much carbon dioxide in the blood).[14] If their daytime blood gas analysis is ... People of all races and ethnic backgrounds may be affected by ALS,[18] but it is more common in whites than in Africans, Asians ... Difficulty swallowing liquids usually develops first and can be managed by switching to thicker liquids like fruit nectar or ... Moujalled D, White AR (March 2016). "Advances in the Development of Disease-Modifying Treatments for Amyotrophic Lateral ...
... a blood-clotting factor. In one incident, eating too many Brussels sprouts led to hospitalization for an individual on blood- ... The edible sprouts grow like buds in helical patterns along the side of long, thick stalks of about 60 to 120 cm (24 to 47 in) ... "Abernethy Elementary chef taking her lessons to White House". The Oregonian. 1 June 2010.. ...
... complications may be detected on blood tests.[2]. A positive Murphy's sign is a common finding on physical ... Cholesterol stones vary from light yellow to dark green or brown or chalk white and are oval, usually solitary, between 2 and 3 ... Pseudoliths, sometimes referred to as sludge, are thick secretions that may be present within the gallbladder, either alone or ... Complications may be detected on blood tests.[2] ...
Blood Is Thicker". Time. Time Inc. Retrieved June 10, 2013.. ... White Walkers, dragons - well beyond the war between the ... Hibberd, James (June 10, 2013). "'Game of Thrones' finale ratings up; surpass 'True Blood'". Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. ... Then there's the fact that Stannis decides to sail north to the Wall to aid the Night's Watch in their fight against the White ... In the North, Maester Aemon sends out ravens to alert the whole of Westeros about the arrival of the White Walkers. And across ...
The vast majority are black, dark bay or brown, either unmarked or modestly marked with white.[1] Bay individuals are more ... Members of the breed have also been crossed with Furioso-North Star, Thoroughbred and Shagya Arabian blood to breed warmbloods ... These Austrian breeds are known for the features of their Spanish-Neapolitan ancestors: thick, high-set neck, elegant but heavy ... Dark coat with few white markings, convex facial profile and powerful, high-set neck. ...
It breaks down both red and white blood cells that are spent. This is why it is sometimes known as the 'graveyard of red blood ... After an hour or two, a thick semi-liquid called chyme is produced. When the pyloric sphincter, or valve opens, chyme enters ... and the pancreas with oxygenated blood. Most of the blood is returned to the liver via the portal venous system for further ... Another product is iron, which is used in the formation of new blood cells in the bone marrow.[5] Medicine treats the spleen ...
Pronghorns, the fastest land animals in North America, are capable of 60-mile-per-hour (97 km/h) sprints.[32] The blood vessels ... Bobcats and bullsnakes hunt smaller animals, such as deer mice and white-tailed antelope squirrels in the park's riparian zones ... thick in the park.[13] It consists of a variety of sedimentary rocks including beds of soft, fine-grained mudstone, siltstone, ...
The entire follicle and root are fed by a supply of arteries, and blood carries nutrients to the follicle/root. Any time an ... It is commonly noticed that hair seems thicker and shinier, even, during pregnancy and breast feeding in response to the influx ... Caking skin buildup that appears white or another color than one's natural skin tone ... In many gynecological exams a blood screen for thyroid is now a common protocol. Thyroid often shows up first in the behavior ...
"Blood and Thunder: Regeneration". Retrieved 2008-05-14.. *^ "Lady Antebellum 'Own' the Billboard 200 with ... This is the new soul music, the synthesis of white blues and heavy metal rock."[96] In January 1970 Lucian K. Truscott IV ... the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended ... Slayer's "Angel of Death", from Reign in Blood (1986), which features the fast, technically complex musicianship typical of ...
"Effects of matrix metalloproteinase-9 gene knock-out on the proteolysis of blood-brain barrier and white matter components ... ekstrakranial seperti vertebral artery origin stenosis atau proksimal seperti thick plaques in the aortic arch yang selama ini ... "White Matter Damage and the Effect of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Type 2 Diabetic Mice After Stroke". Department of Neurology ... "A New Embolus Injection Method to Evaluate Intracerebral Hemorrhage in New Zealand White Rabbits". Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ...
The blood-gas barrier (BGB) of their lung tissue is thick. The advantage of this thick barrier may be protection from damage by ... The feathers of adult males are mostly black, with white primaries and a white tail. However, the tail of one subspecies is ... the red blood cells of the ostrich are about three times larger than the red blood cells of a human.[72] The blood oxygen ... Blood composition. The red blood cell count per unit volume in the ostrich is about 40% of that of a human; however, ...
This style of hot chocolate can be extremely thick, often having the consistency of warm chocolate pudding.[ต้องการอ้างอิง] In ... which resulted in an improvement in blood flow and the function of endothelial cells that line blood vessels.[25] ... White, Ellie (December 13, 2007). "Killer fats hidden in hot drinks". News Group Newspapers Ltd. สืบค้นเมื่อ August 11, 2009.. ... White, Ellie (December 13, 2007). "Killer fats hidden in hot drinks". News Group Newspapers
Touch: Wearing thick gloves, button a shirt or buckle a belt.. *Dexterity: With tape around several fingers, unscrew a jar lid. ... In addition, atherosclerosis can constrict blood flow.[61][65]. *Immune function. Less efficient immune function ( ... For all 65+ people, more women (76%) than men (53%) and more blacks (87%) than whites (63%) consider religion "very important" ... 125 The Pew Research Center's study of black and white old people found that 62% of those in ages 65-74 and 70% in ages 75+ ...
It contains higher amounts of white blood cells and antibodies than mature milk, and is especially high in immunoglobulin A ( ... This is when the breasts make colostrum (see below), a thick, sometimes yellowish fluid. At this stage, high levels of ... When the breast is stimulated, prolactin levels in the blood rise, peak in about 45 minutes, and return to the pre- ... The tract cells then decussate via the anterior white commissure to the anterolateral corner and ascend to the supraoptic ...
Type A looks like a "typical" killer whale, a large, black-and-white form with a medium-sized white eye patch, living in open ... When food is scarce, killer whales metabolize blubber for energy, which increases pollutant concentrations in their blood. ... thick[69] beneath the skin. The pulse is about 60 heartbeats per minute when the orca is at the surface, dropping to 30 beats/ ... A typical killer whale distinctively bears a black back, white chest and sides, and a white patch above and behind the eye. ...
Type IIb is anaerobic, glycolytic, "white" muscle that is least dense in mitochondria and myoglobin. In small animals (e.g., ... The epimysium anchors muscle tissue to tendons at each end, where the epimysium becomes thicker and collagenous. It also ... Besides surrounding each fascicle, the perimysium is a pathway for nerves and the flow of blood within the muscle. The ... The heart, liver and red blood cells will also consume lactic acid produced and excreted by skeletal muscles during exercise. ...
It has two barks, one [is] thick, very solid, [and] hard, which in substance as well as in color is much like guayacan [i.e., ... Quinine is used as a treatment for Cryptocaryon irritans (commonly referred to as white spot, crypto or marine ich) infection ... The Indians hold this bark in high regard, and use it for all sorts of diarrhea, that are with blood [i.e., bloody] and without ... This tree has a thick bark, very solid and hard, that in this and in its color looks much like the bark of the tree that is ...
Detail of the Last Supper from Tilman Riemenschneider's Altar of the Holy Blood, 1501-05, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria ... Laocoön and his Sons, Greek, (Late Hellenistic), perhaps a copy, between 200 BC and 20 AD, White marble, Vatican Museum ... covered by thick drapery folds carved in the hompa-shiki (rolling-wave) style, and its austere, withdrawn facial expression. ... Double-headed serpent, Turquoise, red and white mosaic on wood, Aztec (possibly) Mixtec, c. 1400-1521, ...
White, Jonathan M.; White, Ian R.; Goossens, Ann; Menné, Torkil; Lidén, Carola; Johansen, Jeanne D. (2012). "Self-testing for ... a b Hair Dye Linked to Blood Cancer. Retrieved on 2010-12-21. ... They look like wood-demons, their hair thick and shaggy like a horse's mane. Some of them are clean-shaven, but others- ... Because gray or white hairs have a different starting color than other hair, they will not appear as the same shade as the rest ...
A look thick blood (hypercoagulability) a condition that interferes with the normal clotting process, causing excessive blood ... In the case of PV, the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells or too many white blood cells and platelets, causing blood to ... Fast facts on thick blood:. *Mostly, there are few symptoms of thick blood until a significant blood clot forms. ... Thick blood may lead to deep vein thromboses (DVTs), which can be characterized by cramping and pain in the legs.. Thick blood ...
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  • In the case of PV, the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells or too many white blood cells and platelets, causing blood to thicken. (
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) are blood cancers that occur when the body makes too many white or red blood cells, or platelets. (
  • People with polycythemia vera sometimes have too many white blood cells and platelets as well. (
  • ET occurs when the body makes too many platelets, the part of the blood needed for clotting. (
  • The complete blood count is a blood test that counts the number of red blood cells , white blood cells , and platelets . (
  • The blood corpuscles present in the blood are RBC or Erythrocytes, WBC or Leucocytes, and Platelets or Thrombocytes. (
  • RBC within the blood help to transport respiratory gases within the body, WBC helps to protect our body from invading germs and platelets help in the clotting of blood when any injuries occur to our body. (
  • Patients were automatically transfused with a balanced 1:1:1 ratio of plasma to platelets to red blood cells. (
  • Red blood cells are seen in red, platelets in turquoise and an assortment of white blood cells are shown in purple, blue, green and yellow. (
  • There are about 250 million platelets in a millilitre of blood. (
  • Just by this process alone, platelets can stop blood loss from small blood vessels. (
  • Platelets, red blood cells and other blood components become trapped in this mesh - the whole lot clumps together and forms a clot, which helps stop further bleeding. (
  • For them, vital processes such as clotting (for example, in haemophilia, a condition where the body lacks an important clotting factor), or plugging of damaged blood vessels by platelets (in thrombocytopenia, a condition in which there is an abnormally low level of platelets in the blood) are either compromised or do not function. (
  • Too many red cells, white cells, and platelets will result in blood thickening. (
  • Full blood count (FBC) This is a test to check the types and numbers of cells in your blood, including red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. (
  • The colorless fluid of the blood, or plasma, carries the red and white blood cells, platelets, waste products, and various other cells and substances. (
  • The other blood components - red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets - are suspended in plasma, and it allows them to travel through the blood vessels and around your body! (
  • Plasma is the river, and red blood cells (hyperlink to red blood cells), white blood cells (hyperlink to white blood cells), and platelets (hyperlink platelets) are the rafts. (
  • When the fluids mix, the molecules join together to create a scaffold, similar to the way blood platelets and fibrin proteins join to form a clot . (
  • The blood cells are mainly red blood cells (also called RBCs or erythrocytes), white blood cells (also called WBCs or leukocytes) and platelets (also called thrombocytes). (
  • Platelets are important in the clotting of blood. (
  • The formed elements are the two types of blood cell or corpuscle - the red blood cells, (erythrocytes) and white blood cells (leukocytes), and the cell fragments called platelets that are involved in clotting. (
  • It occurs when fibrin is deposited in the small blood vessels. (
  • explains that when blood vessels get cut, the clotting process begins and the last step is fibrin formation. (
  • The release of thrombin leads to the production of soluble fibrin monomer, which increases blood viscosity and leads to fibrin being deposited on the endothelial cells that line the blood vessels. (
  • Yet, blood is not freely available in nature, but it circulates inside vessels hidden under the skin of animals much bigger than the insect and capable of defending themselves from getting bitten. (
  • In a human body a circulatory fluid flowing in closed blood vessels called blood. (
  • Bloody mucus indicates a more severe irritation or infection where the mucosa and blood vessels lying underneath it have ruptured. (
  • If you have temporal arteritis with loss of vision, then the problem is inflammed blood vessels, not a blood clot . (
  • However, little is known about how adipocytes, adipocyte precursors, blood vessels, and stromal cells interact with one another to achieve adipogenesis. (
  • There were close spatial and temporal interrelationships between blood vessel formation and adipogenesis, and the sprouting of new blood vessels from preexisting vasculature was coupled to adipocyte differentiation. (
  • The adipose tissue stroma contains blood vessels and other cell types. (
  • These findings strongly suggest that stromal cells and blood vessels play key roles in adipogenesis and obesity. (
  • The heart, and also the arteries, blood vessels and small capillaries, many of them visible just under the skin, are the primary accumulation sites for blood. (
  • The invention relates to methods and devices for characterizing tissue in vivo, e.g., in walls of blood vessels, to determine whether the tissue is healthy or diseased, and include methods of displaying results with or without thresholds. (
  • This invention relates to near-infrared spectroscopic examination of blood vessels to detect and characterize tissue, e.g., lesions such as atherosclerotic plaques. (
  • Disruption or rupture of atherosclerotic plaques appears to be the major cause of heart attacks and strokes, because after the plaques rupture, local obstructive thromboses form within the blood vessels. (
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  • Blood is conducted through blood vessels (arteries and veins). (
  • Blood is prevented from clotting in the blood vessels by their smoothness, and the finely tuned balance of clotting factors. (
  • Blood leaking out of blood vessels may be obvious, as from a wound penetrating the skin. (
  • Normally, blood flows smoothly through the blood vessels, but if a blood vessel wall is damaged or breaks, blood leaks out, causing bleeding. (
  • Inflammation, infection, an ulcer or a tumour may cause damage to internal blood vessels , resulting in bleeding. (
  • We suggest that failure of the blood-brain barrier, with leakage of serum components into and through the walls of cerebral small vessels leading to neuronal and glial damage, may be an important common mechanism in these different conditions. (
  • The plasma proteins interact in specific ways to cause the blood to coagulate, which is part of the body's response to injury to the blood vessels (also known as vascular injury), and helps protect against the loss of blood and invasion by foreign microorganisms and viruses. (
  • Blood is circulated around the body through blood vessels by the pumping action of the heart. (
  • Mostly, there are few symptoms of thick blood until a significant blood clot forms. (
  • The hereditary types of these deficiencies are rare, but people with a deficiency of protein C or protein S are at a higher risk of blood clots for the rest of their lives, some having a blood clot at a young age. (
  • Prothrombin is one of the factors that enable blood to clot correctly, but when there is too much prothrombin due to this mutation, a person will be at a higher risk of blood clot formation. (
  • A hypercoagulability problem with a person's blood is often symptomless and will first show as a blood clot. (
  • The increase in red blood cells can cause the blood to thicken and clot, causing signs and symptoms of polycythemia vera. (
  • Blood cells have a wide variety of functions ranging from supplying oxygen to tissues, fighting infections, and enabling the blood to clot upon injury. (
  • In the past, it was not uncommon for patients to die of a pulmonary embolism-where the clot dislodges from a vein in the leg and then prevents blood flow to the lung," says Dr. Avery Nathens , director of the Tory Trauma Research Program at SRI and Sunnybrook's surgeon-in-chief. (
  • But it is, in fact, what a blood clot looks like if you zoom right in. (
  • This image shows a blood clot in close detail. (
  • The thick grey mesh is the clot, capturing a mixture of different cells - seen in different colours. (
  • How much of a chance is it that the body can naturally dissolve a blood clot behind the eye in the temporal artery? (
  • A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. (
  • It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. (
  • What happens to blood clot behind my eye now does it break up with medication? (
  • Your body will usually dissolve the blood clot on its own. (
  • The important thing is to address the problem that caused the blood clot to form in the first place to prevent it from occurring again. (
  • Just had 2 cyssts removed from my head, there was a blood clot behind one of them and the gp said that this should disperse on its own. (
  • Blood clot at back of eye? (
  • I woke up with a blood clot in my eye this morning and it looks like it's coming out of my eye what is this. (
  • Thrz a blood clot which looks like a dark mark only its red. (
  • I have snake eyes pericing and it has a blood clot under the tongue what am I suppose to do? (
  • She has a large blood clot on the white off her eye should I be concerned? (
  • Plasma contains proteins that help blood to clot, transport substances through the blood, and perform other functions. (
  • Their job is to help clot blood and seal wounds after injuries. (
  • All the health problems that cause blood not to clot properly ( coagulopathies ) such as eating rodent poison, bone marrow cancers, genetic tendencies to bleeding , etc. can also be responsible for blood being present in your pet's urine. (
  • What is the difference between thick and thin blood smears in the workup of malaria? (
  • Three thick and thin smears 12-24 hours apart should be obtained. (
  • Thick smears are 20 times more sensitive than thin smears, but speciation may be more difficult. (
  • Thin smears are less sensitive than thick smears, but they allow identification of the different species. (
  • Thin smears are useful for species identification of parasites already detected on thick smears, screening for parasites if adequate thick smears are not available, and a rapid screen while the thick smear is still drying. (
  • Screen at low magnification (10× or 20× objective lens) if this has not been done on the thick smears. (
  • In the Kawamoto technique, blood smears on a slide are stained with acridine orange and examined with either a fluorescence microscope or a light microscope adapted with an interference filter system. (
  • Wondering if there are any hard and fast techniques for creating realistic looking ink spots, blood smears, sponged on paint effects, things of this nature. (
  • To determine whether blood smears may detect B. miyamotoi in the blood of acute BMD patients, we made standard malariological thick smears from anticoagulated blood samples that were previously determined to contain this agent (by PCR) and analyzed them for morphological evidence of spirochetes. (
  • Spirochetes were not detected in the blood smears from 20 PCR positive patient blood samples after examination of 100 thick smear fields and only 2 of 20 demonstrated spirochetes when the examination was extended to 300 thick smear fields. (
  • We conclude that in strong contrast to the diagnosis of typical relapsing fever, microscopy of blood smears is not sensitive enough for confirming a diagnosis of BMD but that SCID mouse inoculation could be a useful complement to PCR. (
  • Nonetheless, there is a suggestion that microscopic examination of blood smears, a definitive method of confirming a relapsing fever diagnosis, might be used to help diagnose BMD ( 7 ). (
  • mainly PCR) are now routine for many infectious diseases, blood smears remain a critical "at the bedside" method for some bloodborne infections (e.g., malaria and babesiosis) because a smear could be stained and examined more rapidly than performing PCR within a hospital laboratory. (
  • At Tufts, standard malariological blood smears (thin and thick) were immediately prepared by a parasitologist experienced in the method. (
  • Thick smears were allowed to dry overnight at 37°C and dehemoglobinized in tap water prior to staining. (
  • Finger-prick samples, the simplest and least invasive sampling procedure, which hitherto served almost exclusively to generate blood smears for microscopic examination, thus became the collection method of choice for molecular studies of Plasmodium parasites based on PCR amplification. (
  • Examination of acridine orange-stained blood smears by LED fluorescence microscopy resulted in a diagnostic accuracy that was similar to that of routine methods, while the time needed to identify parasites was shortened significantly. (
  • 2 days ago - after 10 yrs of not having a period, I had blood associated w/ the mucus discharge. (
  • The last few months I've had a stringy (not thick) clearish / white mucus discharge. (
  • Coughing up with white bubble mucus? (
  • Is coughing up blood with mucus and blood in urine related? (
  • This coughing up of white mucus along with hoarseness is typical of laryngopharangeal reflux . (
  • I've been spitting up yellow mucus with streaks of blood what does this mean? (
  • Infections can lead to a thick white to yellow-green mucus similar to a mucoid discharge and is known as a mucopurulent discharge or purulent discharge . (
  • Then a few mins later felt dizzy and nauseated and felt the need to cough something up and up came a whole bunch of blood, slime like mucus, and some of the green liquid. (
  • Adult flukes eat blood cells, mucus, and body cells. (
  • Scientists discovered that the mucus (slimy secretion) of CF patients is full of DNA, which spills out of white blood cells as they die. (
  • DNase is delivered to the patient in aerosol form, and it improves lung function by breaking up the thick mucus in the lungs. (
  • The disease causes a thick mucus to accumulate in the lungs, pancreas, and intestine. (
  • Recent studies have shown that when neutrophils - the white blood cells which form the body's first line of defence against bacterial infection - are heavily challenged by microbes, they start to die in a specially controlled way. (
  • The white blood cell count is made up of the total count of many different white blood cells, including: neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils and basophils. (
  • The baby band cells (the immature baby neutrophils) are released prematurely because there is a high demand for them to go join the fight since the mature soldiers are already dying in droves in the thick of the fight. (
  • Neutrophilic leukocytosis is an abnormally high number of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell ) in the blood. (
  • Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell that help the body fight infections and heal injuries. (
  • Infections by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites may all increase the number of neutrophils in the blood. (
  • Some drugs, such as corticosteroids, also lead to an increased number of neutrophils in the blood. (
  • Myeloid leukemias can lead to an increased number of immature or mature neutrophils in the blood. (
  • Very rarely, in people with leukemia , extremely high levels of immature neutrophils (more than 100,000 cells per microliter of blood [100 × 10 9 per liter]) can cause the blood to become too thick and cause breathing problems, stroke, and death. (
  • If doctors discover an increased number of neutrophils and there is no clear reason, such as an obvious infection, a blood sample is viewed under a microscope to determine if immature neutrophils (myeloblasts) are leaving the bone marrow and entering the blood. (
  • Immature neutrophils in the blood may indicate the presence of a disorder in the bone marrow, such as leukemia. (
  • When immature neutrophils are found in the blood, doctors usually take a sample of bone marrow ( bone marrow examination ). (
  • An increased number of mature neutrophils in the blood is not usually a problem in itself. (
  • Some white cells, such as neutrophils, work by surrounding and then destroying viruses or bacteria, whereas others (lymphocytes) work by producing chemicals (antibodies) which build up the body's resistance to disease. (
  • What Is the Dorsal Blood Vessel? (
  • where I was told by a pharmacist that as long as I didn't have pain / headache, I must have had a blood vessel pop, perhaps from cabin pressure. (
  • At the centre of the thick interstitium is a large blood vessel (V). (b) The cuboidal epithelium comprises of cells well-endowed with lamellar bodies (white arrows). (
  • Note the large blood vessel (V) below the epithelium. (
  • A broken blood vessel, will cause the white of your eye to fill with blood. (
  • Summary of Comment- We hypothesize that cerebral small-vessel endothelial (ie, blood-brain barrier) dysfunction, with leakage of plasma components into the vessel wall and surrounding brain tissue leading to neuronal damage, may contribute to the development of 3 overlapping and disabling cerebrovascular conditions: lacunar stroke, leukoaraiosis, and dementia. (
  • The red blood cells (together with endothelial vessel cells and other cells) are also marked by glycoproteins that define the different blood types. (
  • They will also have a thicker blood viscosity making them more prone to heart diseases and hypertension. (
  • Brief Answer: viscosity of blood may be more(hyperviscosity) Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic! (
  • The lab guy who said that Your blood was too thick may have meant that the viscosity of blood may be more(hyperviscosity). (
  • yes he said that viscosity of blood and he ask if i eat a lot of meat, the blood has gone off for testing but will be a couple of days before i get the results. (
  • This viscosity is vital to the function of blood because if blood flows too easily or with too much resistance, it can strain the heart and lead to severe cardiovascular problems. (
  • Through a series of chemical reactions in the blood, a protein known as fibrin is formed. (
  • The red cell count may go down, the white cell count may go up, and the platelet count may be elevated. (
  • Can Fleas cause low platelet and white blood cell count? (
  • At the time of the second MRI, the blood pressure reduction in the active arm compared with the placebo arm was 11.2 mm Hg for systolic blood pressure and 4.3 mm Hg for diastolic blood pressure. (
  • In addition to measuring systolic blood pressure, the study authors scanned each subject's brain: They precisely measured volume of gray matter -- the interlocking neurons and axons that make up the brain's central processing unit -- as well as the integrity of the subjects' white matter, the thick cables of fat-covered brain tissue that speeds electrical signals among brain regions. (
  • But the authors found that with each upward jump in a subject's systolic blood pressure, these indicators of brain aging became more and more pronounced. (
  • This meant that the brain integrity of a 40-year-old with hypertension, for instance, was roughly equivalent to that of a person 7.2 years older whose systolic blood pressure reading was in the normal range. (
  • Thick blood can obstruct the movement of oxygen, hormones, and nutrients in the body, preventing them from reaching tissues and cells. (
  • Red blood cells are responsible for carrying oxygen through the body. (
  • Oxygen is delivered to brain tissue by a dense network of microvessels, which actively control cerebral blood flow (CBF) through vasodilation and contraction in response to changing levels of neural activity. (
  • Recent progress in optical imaging technologies for high-resolution in vivo measurement of the cerebral microvascular architecture, blood flow, and oxygenation enables construction of detailed computational models of cerebral hemodynamics and oxygen transport based on realistic three-dimensional microvascular networks. (
  • In this article, we review state-of-the-art optical microscopy technologies for quantitative in vivo imaging of cerebral microvascular structure, blood flow and oxygenation, and theoretical methods that utilize such data to generate spatially resolved models for blood flow and oxygen transport. (
  • The distance that oxygen can diffuse from blood into oxygen-consuming tissue is limited. (
  • Hemoglobin, the iron-containing component of red cells which carries oxygen, is also measured in a complete blood count. (
  • Foremost, the red blood cells (RBCs) ensure that sufficient oxygen is supplied throughout the entire body. (
  • They have the pigment called hemoglobin '" the oxygen carrying component of the blood. (
  • Blood is a constantly circulating fluid providing the body with nutrition, oxygen, and waste removal. (
  • They contain haemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying pigment in the blood, and hence they allow oxygen to be transported to the cells of the body. (
  • Sometimes internal bleeding is not discovered until severe anaemia develops (where the red blood cells do not provide enough oxygen to body tissues, leading to symptoms such as tiredness, pale skin and weakness). (
  • The blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the body tissues and removes carbon dioxide and other wastes. (
  • To effectively combine with oxygen, the erythrocytes must contain a normal amount of the red protein pigment hemoglobin hemoglobin , respiratory protein found in the red blood cells (erythrocytes) of all vertebrates and some invertebrates. (
  • Blood in the arteries is a brighter red than blood in the veins because of the higher levels of oxygen found in the arteries. (
  • Blood is a body fluid in humans and other animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells. (
  • These contain hemoglobin, an iron-containing protein, which facilitates oxygen transport by reversibly binding to this respiratory gas and greatly increasing its solubility in blood. (
  • In most insects, this "blood" does not contain oxygen-carrying molecules such as hemoglobin because their bodies are small enough for their tracheal system to suffice for supplying oxygen. (
  • In animals with lungs, arterial blood carries oxygen from inhaled air to the tissues of the body, and venous blood carries carbon dioxide, a waste product of metabolism produced by cells, from the tissues to the lungs to be exhaled. (
  • Right tube: Freshly drawn blood One microliter of blood contains: 4.7 to 6.1 million (male), 4.2 to 5.4 million (female) erythrocytes: Red blood cells contain the blood's hemoglobin and distribute oxygen. (
  • Assuming an average WBC count of 8,000 per microliter of blood, this gives a threshold of sensitivity of 4 parasites per microliter of blood. (
  • express the results as parasites per microliter of blood, using the WBC count if known, or otherwise assuming 8,000 WBCs per microliter blood. (
  • Results in % parasitized RBCs and parasites per microliter blood can be interconverted if the WBC and RBC counts are known, or otherwise (less desirably) by assuming 8,000 WBCs and 4,000,000 RBCs per microliter blood. (
  • The white cell count is normally between 5,000-10,000 per microliter of blood. (
  • The normal white blood cell count in a person's body is approximately 4,000 to 11,000 cells per microliter. (
  • When a person has hypercoagulability, they are prone to excess blood clots. (
  • In some people with WM, when the cancerous B cells make too much of this protein, the blood can become extremely thick, leading to blood clots. (
  • Factor V Leiden is a genetic mutation of the coagulation cascade Factor V. This mutation increases a person's risk of blood clots, especially in the deep veins. (
  • On some occasions, however, having a thick blood condition can cause symptoms in addition to blood clots. (
  • Blood clots of unknown origin, repeated blood clots, and recurrent pregnancy loss are reasons to be concerned about thick blood. (
  • Anyone experiencing these symptoms or who has a family history of thick blood or blood clots should ask their doctor for testing. (
  • The injuries and blood transfusions they receive, paradoxically, make these patients more prone to developing blood clots, or emboli, that could be lethal if they lodge in the lungs. (
  • What to do if I have had multia blood clots in eyes for last 3 years. (
  • Is it dangerous to have blood clots in your eye? (
  • An occasional nontraumatic subconjunctival hemorrhage in a older person is typically ok, but blood clots in the retinal or choroidal circulatory system can cause visual problems and be a sign of systemic health issues. (
  • How do get blood clots out of my eye due to a hard hit by someone and if the blood is severely spreading throughout my eyeball should I be concerned? (
  • The mysterious woman even suggested that a urine and blood test was needed, providing us with a container in case a restroom visit was in order. (
  • bright yellow, thick urine. (
  • Blood in the urine and continuous nausea and vomiting often accompany usual kidney infection signs and you should seek immediate medical help if you experience any such symptom. (
  • The symptoms include painful and frequent urination, burning on urination, blood in the urine, and a fever. (
  • There should never be visible or invisible ( occult ) blood in your dog or cat's urine. (
  • Veterinarians generally use a simple 'dipstick', ( a thin strip of thick absorbent paper that has been impregnated with chemicals that change color to detect a wide variety of urine ingredients ) to detect blood in your dog or cat 's urine. (
  • When your pet has health issues, blood can be present in your it's urine in large, visible amounts ( frank blood ) - causing the urine to be pink to brownish. (
  • Blood has leaked into your pet's urine somewhere between the filters and the point at which urine leaves your pet's body or hemoglobin has been released from red blood cells that are still circulating in your pet's body. (
  • The second group of causes occur when red blood cells that are still in your dog or cat's circulation are destroyed in sufficient quantity so that the hemoglobin they contain spills over into your pet's urine and gives a false indication of blood-cell leakage. (
  • Hemoglobinuria, resulting in positive urine blood reaction can also occur in pets that have been bitten by coral snakes or fire ants. (
  • Select an area that is well-stained, free of stain precipitate, and well-populated with white blood cells (WBCs) (10-20 WBCs/field). (
  • Determination of "No Parasites Found" (NPF): For malaria diagnosis, WHO recommends that at least 100 fields, each containing approximately 20 WBCs, be screened before calling a thick smear negative. (
  • If this information is needed by the physician, malaria parasites can be quantified against blood elements such as RBCs or WBCs. (
  • This is just too much compared to WBCs that only sum from 3,000 to 7,000 per mm3 of blood. (
  • This information reveals the number of WBCs per volume of blood. (
  • Acute and chronic irritation of the nose without an infection causes a thicker and slightly white discharge known as a mucoid discharge . (
  • Some authors have suggested that the disease caused by B. miyamotoi should be considered a hard-tick-transmitted relapsing fever, and thus, the main mode of confirming a diagnosis for that infection, microscopy to analyze a blood smear, may have clinical utility. (
  • Any of various nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin and function in the immune system to protect against agents of infection and foreign matter. (
  • Kidney damage and sepsis (poisoning of the blood) are the complications which can be caused by the infection in case it is not treated immediately. (
  • Tiredness, increased heart rate, blood pressure issues, dehydration and paranoia are the symptoms of kidney infection in patients whose immune system isn't that strong. (
  • When they detect a foreign substance such as a virus, white blood cells flock to the site of infection or damage. (
  • DNA from 267 archived blood spots collected over a period of 12 years from persons with microscopically confirmed Plasmodium falciparum infection was purified by one of two methods, Chelex and Qiagen columns. (
  • In 839 delivering Ghanaian women, associations of ABO blood groups with Plasmodium falciparum infection were examined. (
  • Plasmodium falciparum infection was diagnosed in placental blood samples by microscopy and PCR assays. (
  • Among multiparae, the blood groups had no influence on P. falciparum infection. (
  • In contrast, primiparae with blood group O had significantly less present or past infection than women with non-O blood groups (61.5 vs 76.2%, P = 0.007). (
  • Against this background of conflicting results, the present study aimed at examining the influence of blood group O on P. falciparum infection among pregnant women in hyper- to holo-endemic Ghana using PCR for blood group genotyping. (
  • Background- The prevalence of white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) detected on cerebral MRI is associated with hypertension, but it is not known whether blood pressure lowering can arrest their progression. (
  • White matter hyperintensities (WMHs) are often observed on brain MRIs in elderly persons 1-5 and in patients with stroke. (
  • Ambulatory blood pressure variability (ABPV), ABP, and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) are closely associated with white matter hyperintensities (WMH), and few studies focused on establishing effective models based on ABP, ABPV, and IMT to predict the WMH burden. (
  • Background- The pathogenesis of and relationship between small deep (lacunar) infarcts, cerebral white matter disease (leukoaraiosis or white matter hyperintensities), and progressive cognitive impairment or dementia are much debated. (
  • We present evidence to support this hypothesis from several sources: pathological studies of an apparently localized disease (lacunar infarction), the epidemiology of diffuse white matter hyperintensities and dementia, biochemical observations, and observations in animal models. (
  • Trying the Track 7 Transfusion at Old Town Pizza in Roseville, CA. It poured a clear golden with thin white head is not leaving much of a lace. (
  • Foal receiving an emergency blood plasma transfusion. (
  • She can be seen here receiving an emergency blood plasma transfusion. (
  • Before a transfusion, doctors typically rely on blood tests to determine the best ratio of blood components to mix together for each patient. (
  • There are four major blood groups, whose compatibility or incompatibility is an important consideration in successful blood transfusion blood transfusion, transfer of blood from one person to another, or from one animal to another of the same species. (
  • Even more rarely, red blood cell destruction occurs as transfusion reactions after your pet has received a blood transfusion. (
  • Among abnormalities that cause thick blood is an imbalance of proteins and cells responsible for blood clotting. (
  • We have evidence from the laboratory that a substance in egg white -- it is a peptide, one of the building blocks of proteins -- reduces blood pressure about as much as a low dose of Captopril, a high-blood-pressure drug. (
  • In white matter, ischemic degradation of the MMP-9 substrate myelin basic protein was significantly reduced in knock-out mice compared with wild types, whereas there was no degradation of other myelin proteins that are not MMP substrates (proteolipid protein and DM20). (
  • When inflammation is present, the body produces proteins in the blood that make the red cells clump together. (
  • Blood is mostly liquid, with numerous cells and proteins suspended in it, making blood "thicker" than pure water. (
  • Thick blood is caused by heavy proteins, or by too much blood in the circulation. (
  • The proteins also help to keep the blood slightly basic at a stable pH. (
  • Plasma proteins govern the distribution of water between the blood and tissue fluid by producing what is known as a colloid osmotic pressure . (
  • Plasma, which constitutes 55% of blood fluid, is mostly water (92% by volume), and contains proteins, glucose, mineral ions, hormones, carbon dioxide (plasma being the main medium for excretory product transportation), and blood cells themselves. (
  • It is essentially an aqueous solution containing 92% water, 8% blood plasma proteins, and trace amounts of other materials. (
  • To test the level of antibodies in his blood a snap test is performed. (
  • View cart "Mumps Antibodies, IgG Blood Test" has been added to your cart. (
  • Take your health in your hands with our Candida Antibodies, Qualitative Blood Test. (
  • Blood is unique among all the body's tissues in that it is the only fluid tissue. (
  • Normal discharge, usually clear to white, is part of the body's self-cleaning process. (
  • Plasma also helps maintain normal blood pressure and helps regulate the body's temperature. (
  • With the use of blood, we are able to monitor the body's sugar, cholesterol and electrolyte levels, blood gases and as well as blood components such as our WBC. (
  • The combined surface area of all red blood cells of the human body would be roughly 2,000 times as great as the body's exterior surface. (
  • Since the erythrocytes (RBCs) have been lysed and the parasites are more concentrated, the thick smear is useful for screening for parasites and for detecting mixed infections. (
  • If you see parasites, make a tentative species determination on the thick smear and then examine the thin smear to determine the species present. (
  • This article gives an account of how blood smear can be prepared on a slide, the various steps to be followed for preparing the mount and to observe the three different types of blood corpuscles under the microscope. (
  • This thin film that appears on the first slide is known to be a blood smear. (
  • Allow a few minutes for the blood smear to dry. (
  • Now add a few drops of Leishman stain to the dry blood smear on the slide. (
  • After drying the slide, the blood smear is observed under low power and high power of the microscope. (
  • The blood smear prepared on the slide above is now observed first under the low power of the microscope. (
  • Later the blood smear is observed under the high power of the microscope. (
  • Most of the blood cells in the smear are RBC. (
  • Not sure if you mean a blood smear under a microscope where you see the cells or a blood smeared by a hand on a wall. (
  • For the first time in years, when I went to wipe, I had a very stringy discharge that had blood in it. (
  • Acute infections tend to cause a white discharge while chronic infections typically have a green discharge. (
  • What is the cause for brown discharge with blood with abdominal pain? (
  • maintains the proper amount of water in the blood. (
  • Heroes of Chemistry' for saving teeth, clean water, new high blood pre. (
  • Blood comprises about 8 per cent of a person's body weight, it is about 5 times thicker than water, and in a normal-sized adult, there are about 5 litres of it. (
  • As a result of these fluid shifts, changes in electrolytes and water concentrations in various body compartments occur which are reflected in many blood tests results. (
  • Fasting before a blood draw means you don't eat or drink anything except water. (
  • Does drinking water help blood test results? (
  • Water does not affect the results of a blood test and is acceptable to drink when asked to fast. (
  • Blood is thicker than water - and so is plasma! (
  • Whole blood is about 4.5-5.5 times as viscous as water, indicating that it is more resistant to flow than water. (
  • People with this genetic defect disorder have too much of the blood clotting protein called Factor II, also called prothrombin. (
  • One, for instance, published in the ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , showed that fried egg protein, cooked at high temperatures, actually showed greater ability to reduce blood pressure than eggs boiled at 212 F. (
  • Once regarded as a food to avoid in a healthy diet, studies in recent years have concluded that many people can eat eggs without raising their blood cholesterol levels, benefiting from an inexpensive food low in calories and rich in protein, vitamins and other nutrients. (
  • Protein [immunoglobulin] made by white blood cells in response to foreign substances [antigens] in the blood - An antibody is specific to an antigen and inactivates it. (
  • Western blots showed that the blood-brain barrier-associated protein and MMP-9 substrate zonae occludens-1 was degraded after ischemia, but this was reduced in knock-out mice. (
  • There were no detectable changes in another blood-brain barrier-associated protein, occludin. (
  • Diets deficient in important blood-building nutritional factors, such as iron, folic acid, vitamin B12 or protein will lead, sooner or later, to anemia. (
  • If this is the case, the causes of it would be few things like:from increased blood components like white or red blood cells or protein fractions of the blood which inturn is caused by certain other conditions. (
  • As I mentioned earlier, there are variety of things that can cause hypercicosity mainly due to increased blood components like white or red blood cells or protein fractions. (
  • Albumin is the main protein in plasma, and it functions to regulate the colloidal osmotic pressure of blood. (
  • it is released from the breakdown of hemoglobin when red blood cells die. (
  • A deficiency of iron and therefore of hemoglobin leads to anemia anemia , condition in which the concentration of hemoglobin in the circulating blood is below normal. (
  • One section of that strip detects the peroxidase enzyme in hemoglobin that is normally present in red blood cells - there should not be enough present to change the color of the strip. (
  • Vertebrate blood is bright red when its hemoglobin is oxygenated and dark red when it is deoxygenated. (
  • The aforementioned blood components are suspended in plasma (the thick, pale yellow, fluid portion of blood). (
  • The blood is a fluid connective tissue composed of the fluid part called plasma and a solid part called blood corpuscles or formed elements. (
  • What we understand as 'blood' is not a single substance, but a suspension of several components, all of which have different functions, held together in a straw-coloured fluid called plasma. (
  • fluid pumped by the heart that circulates throughout the body via the arteries, veins, and capillaries (see circulatory system circulatory system, group of organs that transport blood and the substances it carries to and from all parts of the body. (
  • Insects and some mollusks use a fluid called hemolymph instead of blood, the difference being that hemolymph is not contained in a closed circulatory system. (
  • Whole blood (plasma and cells) exhibits non-Newtonian fluid dynamics. (
  • About 55% of blood is blood plasma, a fluid that is the blood's liquid medium, which by itself is straw-yellow in color. (
  • The body needs to create a continuous supply of blood cells to enter circulation. (
  • Blood circulation: Red = oxygenated, blue = deoxygenated Illustration depicting formed elements of blood Two tubes of EDTA-anticoagulated blood. (
  • However, unlike traditional versions of the style, ours features liberal additions of blood oranges during fermentation. (
  • S: Sour blood oranges, semi-tart and dry. (
  • T: Crisp flavor of blood oranges with a sour twang. (
  • the citrus character is tangy and doesn't necessarily equate to "blood oranges" in my mind, but it is present. (
  • This recipe for chicken with blood oranges and rhubarb is cooked low and slow. (
  • This makes a dark brown, deeply intense, rich sauce with the sweet and sour tang of blood oranges and rhubarb. (
  • Segment the remaining 3 oranges (see Tip): Using a sharp knife, slice both ends off and remove the peel and white pith. (
  • Her stunning yet simple crostata , which uses juicy blood oranges at their peak, is nothing but sweet-tart oranges and a bit of sugar on a flaky, buttery crust. (
  • Meanwhile, peel the blood oranges, removing all of the bitter white pith. (
  • Chocolate-orange flourless cookies atop sweetened Greek yogurt dazzle the taste buds while beautiful blood oranges add extra eye appeal. (
  • The erythrocytes, or red blood cells, make up the largest population of blood cells, numbering from 4.5 million to 6 million per cubic millimeter of blood. (
  • This overproduction of blood cells in the bone marrow can create problems for blood flow and lead to various symptoms. (
  • Consultant Haemato-Oncologist, Dr Premini Mahendra from BMI The Priory Hospital , explains the different types of blood cancer and their symptoms. (
  • In an adult human 5-5.5 litres of blood flowing to circulate various essential materials within the body. (
  • Circulating tumour cells are cells that have detached from a primary tumour and circulate in the blood stream[ 1 , 2 ]. (
  • A form of blood cancer, in which white blood cells multiply abnormally and circulate through the blood. (
  • Blood samples collected in epidemiological and clinical investigations and then stored, often at room temperature, as blood spots dried on a filter paper have become one of the most popular source of material for further molecular analyses of malaria parasites. (
  • The development of methods to amplify specific segments of DNA, of which the earliest and most commonly used is the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), has made it possible for the first time to conduct detailed molecular investigations of malaria parasites from a few microlitres of infected blood. (
  • The demonstration that successful PCR analyses can be performed from DNA extracted from few drops of bloods dried on a filter paper that have been kept and shipped at room temperature[ 1 ] revolutionized molecular epidemiological studies of malaria. (
  • Blood group O protects African children against severe malaria and has reached high prevalence in malarious regions. (
  • The present study shows a clear protective effect of blood group O against malaria in primiparae. (
  • After malaria, the disease caused by human blood flukes is the most common parasitic disease in the world, affecting more than two hundred million people in more than seventy-five countries. (
  • EXAMPLE: bone marrow aspiration - DIAGNOSISES: blood disorders such as anemia, pancytopenias, and leukemia. (
  • Yet even blood is vulnerable to various imbalances, disorders and pathologies, which can either be quantitative and/or qualitative in nature. (
  • Since blood is formed from the richest, choicest nutrients extracted from food and drink, it is, by its very nature, quite prone to disorders of excess, or plethora. (
  • For each pint of blood lost, the human body takes 24 hours to regenerate plasma and four to six weeks to replace red blood cells, according to the American. (
  • It has a powerful ability to inhibit or block the action of ACE, a substance produced in the body that raises blood pressure. (
  • PV occurs when the body makes too many red blood cells. (
  • Our findings showed that this activity of Ragnase-1 is key to determining whether stem cells remain in a quiescent state, self-renew to maintain a pool of such cells for future differentiation, or start to differentiate into the various blood cell lineages depending on the current needs of the body," lead author Hiroyasu Kidoya says. (
  • According to Dr. Sinatra, inflammation thrives when your blood is thick and you have a lot of free radical stress, and a lot of positive charges in your body. (
  • Blood is said to be a liquid connective tissue as the cells of the blood connect each and every part of our body by their functioning. (
  • In terms of function, the two blood cells have very different roles in the body. (
  • They are the white blood cells in your body. (
  • That's why we'll take a look at how doctors watch for abnormal increases or decreases in their numbers within your body using blood tests. (
  • A type of cell formed in the myelopoietic, lymphoid, and reticular portions of the reticuloendothelial system in various parts of the body, and normally present in those sites and in the circulating blood (rarely in other tissues). (
  • A collection of blood inside the body tissues. (
  • The heart usually pumps all the blood around the body in about one minute or so in a person who is resting. (
  • heart heart, muscular organ that pumps blood to all parts of the body. (
  • Approximately 8% of an adult's body weight is made up of blood . (
  • Blood tests are very essential in determining a lot of abnormalities and irregularities in the body. (
  • They are usually made of thick wool or fabric that helps our body increase our temperature. (
  • White blood cells (WBC) provide immunity to the body to ward off diseases. (
  • When the body is attacked by the free radicals, white blood cells die. (
  • A form of blood cancer, in which white blood cells multiply abnormally inside lymph nodes and other tissues. (
  • An abnormal elevation in the white blood cell count is called leukocytosis , and an abnormal decrease in the white blood cell count is termed leukopenia . (
  • In patients with megaloblastic anemia the bone marrow produces red blood cells that are large and abnormal (megaloblasts). (
  • The abnormal white blood cells make getting sick from infections easier than normal. (
  • Microcytic anemia is the condition wherein red blood cells are smaller than normal, and it is primarily caused by iron deficiency anemia and thalassemia, a. (
  • While anemia may accompany inflammatory arthritis it may be caused by other things, such as blood loss or iron deficiency. (
  • and various forms of blood deficiency, or anemia. (
  • Although excesses or plethoras of blood are common, anemia, or a deficiency of blood, poses a much more critical threat to the health and vitality of the individual. (
  • Leuko- stands for white in white blood cells, while -penia is the Greek word for poverty or deficiency of something. (
  • We're told to shake "generous amounts," but generous shakes can lead to generous stiffening of our poor arteries, high blood pressure, and dramatically increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, dementia, and other crippling conditions. (
  • In addition, we confirmed that inoculation of SCID mice with patient blood sensitively confirms the diagnosis of BMD. (
  • The app lets you toggle iHealth's blood pressure monitors, scales, and activity/sleep-tracking wristwatches on and off, collecting data when the app is loaded. (
  • Failure of blood cell production due to aplasia (absence of formation) of bone marrow cells. (
  • Appropriate testing to ensure a match of red blood cell type (A, B, AB, or O) is essential. (
  • They show how dysfunction of this molecule can lead to an inability to regulate blood cell production, which can have adverse effects such as the development of blood-based malignancies. (
  • These further analyses included experiments with the deletion of one or both copies of the Ragnase-1 gene in mice, followed by evaluations of stem cell differentiation into other blood cell lineages and the overall health of these mice. (
  • Such things as exercise, cold, and stress can temporarily elevate the white cell count. (
  • The percent and absolute number of each type of white blood cell is called the differential. (
  • Cancer cells that were spiked into blood were successfully separated and picked up for a single cell PCR analysis. (
  • An analysis of cancer cells from blood is challenging because of the low cancer cell-blood cell ratio, which could be as low as 1 to 10 7 . (
  • This lesson will discuss the white blood cell count, which cells comprise it, and what important things may cause their levels to elevate or decrease. (
  • This condition is a medical emergency and requires hospitalization so fluids can be given by vein and drugs to reduce the white blood cell count ( hydroxyurea and chemotherapy drugs) can be given. (
  • What is the Normal White Blood Cell Count Range? (
  • This WBC or White Blood Cell count is usually ordered by the physician as part of the CBC or the Complete Blood Cell count. (
  • There are foods and medications which can help to increase the white blood cell count. (
  • Blood is a liquid connective tissue composed of a liquid matrix called plasma and solid blood corpuscles. (
  • In terms of anatomy and histology, blood is considered a specialized form of connective tissue, given its origin in the bones and the presence of potential molecular fibers in the form of fibrinogen. (
  • Or the blood that's generated will be too thin, watery or attenuated. (
  • The average adult has a blood volume of roughly 5 litres (11 US pt) or 1.3 gallons, which is composed of plasma and formed elements. (
  • Basophils , which are generally 1 or 2% of the white count differential, rarely are increased. (
  • These data demonstrate that the protective effects of MMP-9 gene knock-out after transient focal ischemia may be mediated by reduced proteolytic degradation of critical blood-brain barrier and white matter components. (
  • On Friday [during the Code Omega], in a period of four hours, we issued 300 components of blood for a single patient," she recalls. (
  • If he meant this, then the components which are increased in blood would tell what to do further. (
  • The formed elements can be separated from plasma by centrifuge, where a blood sample is spun for a few minutes in a tube to separate its components according to their densities. (
  • They set out to further document RVPSL's effects, using laboratory rats that develop high blood pressure and are stand-ins for humans in such early research on hypertension. (
  • Yu believes that egg white peptides, either in eggs or as a supplement, could become useful as an adjunct to high-blood-pressure medication. (
  • For now, he says people with high blood pressure should consult their health care provider before making any changes. (
  • And he notes that findings about egg white and high blood pressure add to the emerging nutritional image of eggs. (
  • 17,18 Apart from age, the main risk factors for WMHs are vascular, particularly high blood pressure. (
  • Medication like certain drugs for high blood pressure, erectile dysfunction, anxiety and anti-inflammatory drugs. (
  • Why not applaud the scientific team that in 2007 put on pharmacy shelves in the United States the first new type of medicine in more than a decade for high blood pressure? (
  • High blood pressure is a key factor in heart attacks and strokes that affect one billion people worldwide. (
  • Are you a diabetic or have high blood pressure ? (
  • Polycythemia vera (PV) is a blood cancer originating in the bone marrow or soft center of the bone where new blood cells develop. (
  • People with thickened blood also usually have impaired muscle, nerve, bone and organ functions. (
  • Red as Blood and White as Bone" by Theodora Goss is a dark fantasy about a kitchen girl obsessed with fairy tales, who upon discovering a ragged woman outside the castle during a storm, takes her in-certain she's a princess in disguise. (
  • It is one of the three most common myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) - rare blood diseases that develop when the bone marrow makes too many blood cells. (
  • The stark bone-white walls of the gallery had been covered with a fine grid of narrow scarlet-lacquered shelves bearing red and blue boxes of kitchen matches in uniform rows. (
  • A twenty- or thirtysomething adult with blood pressure that's even a little high is risking damage to the structural integrity of his brain that may be evident by the age of 40, says a new study. (
  • Peripheral blood DNA from 1153 participants of the Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men (ULSAM) was genotyped using high-resolution 2.5MHumanOmni SNP-beadchip from Illumina. (
  • Adult worms, which may be from 1 millimeter to several meters long, invade the bowel wall and suck the blood from it, or live freely in the intestine and utilize nutrients from the bowel content. (
  • An adult male of average size normally has about 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of blood. (
  • A liquid called plasma makes up about half of the content of blood. (
  • Blood plasma also contains glucose and other dissolved nutrients. (
  • A form of blood cancer of plasma cells similar to leukemia. (
  • FACTS: Plasma is the pale liquid that makes up about 55% of your blood. (
  • But plasma is more than just a passive transportation system for blood cells. (
  • Because plasma can be readily preserved, blood banks keep plenty on reserve for medical transfusions. (
  • Plasma, a pale yellow liquid, makes up 55% of the blood's total volume and it maintains blood volume and pressure. (
  • In vertebrates, it is composed of blood cells suspended in blood plasma. (
  • specify] Human blood fractioned by centrifugation: Plasma (upper, yellow layer), buffy coat (middle, thin white layer) and erythrocyte layer (bottom, red layer) can be seen. (
  • The blood plasma volume totals of 2.7-3.0 liters (2.8-3.2 quarts) in an average human. (
  • It's our 5-Day, Super-Simple Meal Plan For Blood Pressure and Weight Loss, based on the ultra-healthy foods served at the renowned Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami. (
  • I can draw blood and do many things to keep my horses safe and healthy…I don't like blood. (
  • Since blood is formed from the choicest, richest share of nutrients extracted from food and drink, the best way to ensure an adequate supply of vital, healthy blood is to eat a diet that's sufficiently rich, diverse and complete. (
  • Your diet may have no shortcomings or deficiencies of nutrients, but if your Natural Faculty is unable to efficiently digest and assimilate these nutrients, they cannot go to build vital, healthy blood. (
  • In a healthy person, each millilitre of blood contains about 5 billion red blood cells. (
  • a healthy person will have about 7 million white blood cells per millilitre of their blood. (
  • Red and white blood cells can't pass in significant numbers when your pet's urinary tract is healthy. (
  • Healthy diet is the best way to increase the white blood cells. (
  • Doctors must work quickly to replenish the fluids that have been lost and staunch the flow of blood to prevent patients from bleeding out. (
  • Eventually, White and his team envision plastics with multiple criss-crossing channels, to ensure that the fluids always overlap with a damaged area. (
  • In another aspect the invention is a system for controlling and driving blood fluids having infrared communication abilities to transmit and receive real time data. (
  • In still another aspect, the invention is a system for controlling and driving blood fluids having an upright tower design that reduces the footprint of the system. (
  • What does it mean when no blood comes out of your veins? (
  • Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when your leg veins don't allow blood to flow back up to your heart. (
  • Dehydration, loss of vein patency, and low blood pressure are typical issues, while arthritis, injury, or stroke may give elderly patients a limited range of motion, making it impossible to hyperextend their arms to survey for available veins. (
  • The tongue is a very vascular structure (has good blood supply) and can bleed quite a bit when injured. (
  • We suspect that the potential significance of blood-brain barrier failure as a pathogenetic step linking vascular disease with common, disabling brain diseases of insidious onset has been overlooked. (
  • Conclusions- Proof that blood-brain barrier failure is key to these conditions could provide a target for new treatments to reduce the effects of vascular disease on the brain and prevent cognitive decline and dementia. (
  • Add the chicken and cook, flipping once, until golden and an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 165 degrees F, 5 to 7 minutes total. (
  • High above them on the perilous seat is the thin, white-clad figure of King Baelor. (
  • Dichotomous subdivision of the bud results in arborizing airways that form the prospective gas exchanging chambers, where a thin blood-gas barrier (BGB) is established. (
  • Now pull the edge of the second slide gently over the first slide smoothly so that the drop of blood forms a thin film over the first slide. (
  • The cells are thin at the middle and thick at the periphery. (
  • Physical characteristics: Female human blood flukes are thin, cylindrical, and one-half to 1 inch (1.3 to 2.5 centimeters) long. (
  • White blood cells help to resist infections and parasites. (
  • Scientists reported new evidence that a component of egg whites may have another beneficial effect in reducing blood pressure. (
  • April 10/Clemson, S.C./Press Release -- Scientists reported new evidence that a component of egg whites -- already popular as a substitute for whole eggs among health-conscious consumers concerned about cholesterol in the yolk -- may have another beneficial effect in reducing blood pressure. (
  • The results of feeding the substance were positive, showing that RVPSL did not have apparent toxic effects and lowered blood pressure by amounts comparable to low doses of Captopril. (
  • He cites evidence from other research, however, that egg whites may retain their beneficial effects on blood pressure after cooking. (
  • We report here the results of an MRI substudy of PROGRESS (Perindopril Protection Against Recurrent Stroke Study), a randomized trial of blood pressure lowering in subjects with cerebrovascular disease. (
  • Conclusions- These results indicate that an active blood pressure-lowering regimen stopped or delayed the progression of WMHs in patients with cerebrovascular disease. (
  • 1,2,4 Cross-sectional population-based MRI studies have shown a positive linear relationship between blood pressure and severity of WMHs. (
  • Because of the strong relationship between blood pressure and WMH, it seems plausible that lowering blood pressure would reduce the incidence of WMHs, although this has never been demonstrated. (
  • 8 To test this hypothesis, we conducted the first MRI-based assessment of WMHs in a substudy of a randomized trial of blood pressure lowering in patients with a history of cerebrovascular disease, the Perindopril Protection Against Recurrent Stroke Study (PROGRESS). (
  • Want to lower blood pressure and shed weight, but hate to cook? (
  • Here's just one of the many quick and easy - and oh-so-yummy - dishes in this meal plan for blood pressure and weight loss: Berry Balsamic Bliss Over Seared Salmon. (
  • Whole natural foods like strawberries, cantaloupes, and corn on the cob are the focus of this 5-Day, Super-Simple Meal Plan For Blood Pressure and Weight Loss. (
  • Tune into other delish flavors with this meal plan for blood pressure. (
  • Take good care of your blood pressure. (
  • Start now with ideas from Pritikin's 5-Day, Super-Simple Meal For Blood Pressure and Weight Loss. (
  • This meal plan includes loads of fruit, great for helping you lose weight and lower your blood pressure. (
  • The early appearance of hypertension's toll on the brain suggests that physicians should act sooner and more aggressively to control the upward creep of blood pressure in their younger patients, say the authors of the latest research, published online in the Lancet on Thursday. (
  • At every age, higher blood pressure readings meant gray matter volume shrank and white matter integrity decreased. (
  • But the latest Lancet study strongly suggests that blood pressure need not reach the widely recognized danger zone to pose a danger, and that the corrosive effects of elevated blood pressure on the brain appear to set in much earlier than has been widely appreciated. (
  • While "optimal" blood pressure control is rarely sought or achieved in younger patients, they wrote, it ought to be. (
  • Let's check your breathing and heart rate/blood pressure. (
  • Some of these drugs will increase overall blood flow and blood pressure, which is good for erections, but can also be bad for your brain, heart, and other organs What a urologist would do for you is not give you drugs that are over the counter. (
  • Taking diabetes and blood pressure medication. (
  • Roughly two years ago, iHealth Lab debuted the $100 dock-dependent Blood Pressure Dock BP3 with a pneumatic arm cuff, which was followed by Withings' Smart Blood Pressure Monitor , a portable $130 alternative that instead used a Dock Connector cable. (
  • Now iHealth has returned with two new options: the Wireless Blood Pressure Wrist Monitor ($80, aka BP7) and the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor ($100, aka BP5). (
  • As their names suggest, the Wireless Blood Pressure Wrist Monitor and Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor have far more in common than not: they each combine a rounded, white and clear plastic box with a fabric, Velcro-adjustable cuff that wraps around your arm. (
  • The key visual feature of the Wireless Blood Pressure Wrist Monitor is a nearly square 2.75" by 2.85" box that curves gently in the center to match the contour of a wrist. (
  • By comparison, the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor is twice as tall and somewhat thicker, visually dominated by a 5.9" by 2.5" pill-shaped box that looks almost identical to an elongated Apple Magic Mouse, complete with a tapered silver bottom shell. (
  • Although there's an earlier app called iHealth BPM designed solely for blood pressure monitoring, iHealth recommends that you use a newer app called iHealth MyVitals, which can aggregate multiple types of health monitoring data within one interface. (
  • Some users might pause at this, but iHealth has users sign up for an account to store and track their health data over time, enabling the app to access web-stored blood pressure, weight, calorie, activity, and sleep trends, assuming that you link the app with appropriate accessories or manually input data. (