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The Immune System: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

The immune system is central to human health and the focus of much medical research. Growing understanding of the immune system, and especially the creation of immune memory (long lasting protection), which can be harnessed in the design of vaccines, have been major breakthroughs in medicine. In this Very Short Introduction, Paul Klenerman describes the… Read More »

An Introduction to Common Blood Diseases

Blood is present in all parts of human body and is essential for numerous functions and internal biological processes like immunity, healing, and carrying oxygen to various organs in the body. Numerous blood diseases that target blood can adversely affect functioning of the vital body parts. Common Blood Disorders Common blood disorders in human body… Read More »