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WBC linked with periodontitis

A new research has established that a decreased white blood cell function can lead to early-onset periodontal disease, or aggressive periodontitis.The scientists showed that at six weeks of age the// genetically engineered mice had lost 27 percent of their alveolar bone whereas the normal mice had no bone loss. The loss of alveolar bone, which anchors teeth in place, is an indication of periodo...

Inflammation and WBC count has a link to deaths by cancer

Consisting of a sample of more than 3,000 older Australians it has been found that those who showed inflammation and a high white blood cell count could die of cancer and were at a higher risk//. ..Medically it has been linked that a high WBC count is a reliable and widely used marker that reflects inflammation throughout the body. ..Lot of studies have linked WBC count with chronic diseases and...

Study Reveals Effects of WBCs on Transplanted Kidney

A recent study in genetically engineered mice has revealed that the dreaded white blood cell chemistry known to damage kidneys used for transplants may also help prevent such damage//, according to scientists at Johns Hopkins. ....Researchers have long known that when blood flow is cut off and then returned to transplanted kidneys or other organs, immune system cells called T lymphocytes produce...

WBC in Lung Produces Histamine: Study

A report on the surprise findings of a study appearing in the January 2007 issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine, says that scientists have discovered histamine,// the inflammatory compound released during allergic reactions that causes runny nose, watery eyes, and wheezing. ..They say that histamine can be produced in large amounts in the lung by Neutrophils, the White Blood Cells (WBC...

Lymphocyte/WBC Ratio Helps in Treating ENT Disorders

According to an article in the January issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, measuring a patient's ratio of white blood cell types may help physicians accurately //distinguish between the similar conditions infectious mononucleosis and bacterial tonsillitis, potentially guiding treatment decisions. ....Acute tonsillitis (inflammation of the t...

WBC Selective About Sugar

Neutrophil is selective of its reaction to a particular variety of sugar present on the surface of pathogenic fungi . ......According to Biology textbooks neutrophils are regarded as mindless killers. White blood cells (WBC) form an integral part of blood. They are the policeman guarding our internal body. They protect our body from various kinds of infections caused by bacteria and fungi by spot...
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