Hereditary aplastic anemia is passed down through the genes from parent to child. It is usually diagnosed in childhood and is much less common than acquired aplastic anemia….

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How much blood is sent through the dialysis machine at once? Depending on the machine and the dialyzer, no more than two cups (one pint) of blood are…

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The condition develops when a vein in the armpit (the axilla) or in the front of the shoulder (the subclavian vein) is compressed by the collarbone (clavicle), the…

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White Blood Cells Can Sprout ‘Legs’ And Move Like Millipedes. Summary: Scientists have shown that rather than inching along blood vessel walls to reach injured tissue, white blood…

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Lymphocytes. They create antibodies to fight against bacteria, viruses, and other potentially harmful invaders. Neutrophils. They kill and digest bacteria and fungi. What are the main roles of…

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A significant mortality benefit has been demonstrated only with carvedilol, long-active metoprolol (succinate), and bisoprolol. No other beta-blockers are FDA approved for systolic congestive heart failure. ACE inhibitors…

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At the same time, gravity does not help the brain to send blood back down towards the heart. This means that when lying down more blood remains pooled…

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If you had no white cells, you would get lots of very serious infections. White blood cells can find germs that enter your body and destroy them, which…

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How do you organize a blood drive? Blood Drive Process Set the date well in advance, avoiding scheduling conflicts with other major events in your organization. Select a…

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Pulmonary hypertension cannot be cured, but treatments can reduce your symptoms and help you manage your condition. If the cause is identified and treated early, it may be…

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