Daily Archives: April 24, 2017

Conditioning the brain immune system through physical activity

Staying physically active is one of the most beneficial things that a person can do for maintaining whole-body health. It is well understood that physical activity is important for building muscle, improving cardiovascular health, and boosting metabolism.

AB0 blood groups, von Willebrand factor and osteoprotegerin

The clinical importance of AB0 blood groups extends beyond the direct implications on transfusion and organ-transplantation compatibility. The role of AB0 blood group antigens in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, peripheral vascular diseases, thromboembolic-, cerebrovascular ischemic events, myocardial

Dental and temporomandibular joint pathology of the walrus

Maxillae and/or mandibles of 76 walruses (Odobenus rosmarus) housed in the Museum of the North, University of Alaska, Fairbanks were examined macroscopically according to predefined criteria. The museum specimens were acquired between 1932 and 2014. Forty-five specimens

Vistafin and endothelial progenitor cell dysfunction in diabetes mellitus

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has been increased over recent decades, reaching worldwide epidemic. T2DM continues to exhibit a substantial impact on global health and requires increased expenditures of economic resources and medical care,