... able to repair muscle damaged after heart attacks
. Heart attacks
are due to the coronary artery being blocked, ... adult stem cells, into mice which had had heart attacks
induced resulted in an improvement of 33 percent ...
... that represent self and those that represent non-self , and launching attacks
against harmful members of the latter group. Distinguishing between self ... immune system fails to properly distinguish between self and non-self and attacks
a part of the patient's own body. Other examples of overzealous immune ...
The Beast of Bodmin
The Beast of Exmoor
The Beast of Gvaudan (mysterious "giant wolf" attacks
in 18th century France)
... diagnosed in children and adolescents, but can occur in adults as well. It is an autoimmune disorder , in which the body's own immune system attacks
the beta cells in the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas , destroying them or damaging them sufficiently to reduce insulin production. The ...
... immune system fail to provide an adequate response (examples include chronic granulomatous disease ), and autoimmunity , in which the immune system attacks
its own antigens (examples include systemic lupus erythematosus , rheumatoid arthritis , Hashimoto's disease and myasthenia gravis ). Other ...
... and vertigo. This problem occurs rather frequently, often after hits to the head or after long bed rest. The tell-tale sign of BPPV are vertigo attacks
which repeatably appear when the head is brought into a specific orientation. In most cases BPPV can be eliminated (for the patient in an almost ...