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Blood and its diseases

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blood -- Diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementI. Chanarin ... [et al.].
    ContributionsChanarin, I.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC636 .B56 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4426082M
    ISBN 100443021910
    LC Control Number79042771

    Heart disease and stroke—the main types of cardiovascular disease caused by smoking—are the first and third leading causes of death in the United States, respectively (American Heart Association [AHA] ; Anderson ). More than 61 million people in the United States suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease (CVD), including high blood pressure, coronary heart disease (CHD.   In some infectious diseases, bacteria may closely resemble certain blood antigens, making it difficult for antibodies to detect the difference between foreign invaders and the body’s own blood.

      A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease provides insight into the association of blood markers of diabetes with brain beta-amyloid accumulation among older . As most of the cells in the human body are not in direct contact with the external environment, the circulatory system acts as a transport system for these cells. Two distinct fluids move through the circulatory system: blood and lymph. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the body's cells, and carries waste materials away. Blood also carries hormones, which control body processes, and.

      Although most of the roughly 3, mosquito species don’t feed on human blood, the Aedes aegypti is one of the worst. Its bite infects millions of people – especially young children – with. Hemoglobin (Hgb) is an important protein in the red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to all parts of our body. The main job of white blood cells, or leukocytes, is to fight infection. There are several types of white blood cells and each has its own role in fighting bacterial, viral, .


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How physicians in this century wielded medical technology to define disease, carve out medical specialties, and shape political of the American Public Health Association Arthur Viseltear PrizeIn Drawing Blood, medical historian Keith Wailoo uses the story of blood diseases to explain how physicians in this century wielded medical technology to define disease.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blood and its diseases. Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone, (OCoLC) Document Type.

Blood and its diseases book Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blood and its diseases. Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone: Distributed in the U.S.A. by Longman, Blood and its diseases.

Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone, (OCoLC) Online version: Blood and its diseases. Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: I Chanarin. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Responsibility: edited by R.M.

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