Study provides new insight into development of immune cells
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  August 17, 2017  
  Allergy  
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 Study provides new insight into development of immune cellsStudy provides new insight into development of immune cells
 
In contrast to what has been previously believed, development of blood stem cells to mast cells, a type of specialized immune cell, does not depend on a growth factor called stem cell factor.
 
   Medical experts at UT Physicians provide tips for healthy start to new school yearMedical experts at UT Physicians provide tips for healthy start to new school year
 
Parents can make sure their children get the new school year off to a healthy start by getting checkups for them during the summer break.
 
 What Does an Anesthesiologist Do?
 
What Does an Anesthesiologist Do?An anesthesiologist or anesthetist is a physician who specializes in the administration of anesthesia before, during or after a surgical procedure (i.e., in the perioperative period).
 
 
 Understanding the rise in NTM infections
 
Understanding the rise in NTM infectionsIt is important to keep in mind that nontuberculous mycobacteria are environmental, and so unlike mycobacterial tuberculosis, generally this is not a person to person transmitted disease. The organisms are found universally in water and soil and so most people are exposed on a daily basis.
 
 
 Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomnia
 
Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomniaOlder people receiving electroconvulsive therapy for their depression likely will need an additional treatment if insomnia is one of their symptoms, researchers report.
 
 
 Asthma, more deadly with age, takes heavy toll on older adults
 
In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colo., under a crystal-clear blue sky and tried to catch her breath.