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Donations to Mgolole Orphanage and Mafiga Health Centre

It’s been almost a week since I came back from Tanzania and I’m happy to say that all the donations have reached their final destinations! The money that you all donated will have made the lives of everyone in the area a lot better. 324 more words


One size medicines and named diseases

One size doesn’t fit all…

There have been many studies of measles. Of mumps. Of pneumonia. Of different forms of cancers. Of Alzheimers.

However, when people are sick, there are at least two major players (if we leave out the children, grandchildren, in-laws and extended family/tribe/hamula/mishpocha…). 450 more words

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Career Wednesday: More Interviews, and Volunteering

Tomorrow I have an interview with a medical office! Friday I have a interview and start my volunteer work at the Judiciary!

If I get the office job, I hope I can continue the volunteering because they require a certain time commitment. 23 more words


Cancer Cells Can Treat Tumors. Part 3 of 3

Cancer Cells Can Treat Tumors – Part 3 of 3

The next activity is to understand how calreticulin works. “We want to know how it contributes to the disease process and what is happening in the cell that causes the protein to move to the cell surface,” Dr Ravindra Majeti, an underling professor of hematology and study co-principal investigator, said in the release. 18 more words


Cancer Cells Can Treat Tumors. Part 2 of 3

Cancer Cells Can Treat Tumors – Part 2 of 3

And “At that time, we knew that anti-CD47 antibody remedying selectively killed only cancer cells without being toxic to most normal cells, although we didn’t know why”. 117 more words


Cancer Cells Can Treat Tumors. Part 1 of 3

Cancer Cells Can Treat Tumors – Part 1 of 3

Cancer Cells Can Treat Tumors. New experimentation suggests that many cancer cells are equipped with a kind of suicide pill: a protein on their surfaces that gives them the ability to send an “eat me” whistle to immune cells. 139 more words


Shrinkage of predicted random effects in logistic regression models

As a follow-up of our initial investigation of the bias of random effect predictions in generalized linear mixed regression models, I undertook a limited simulation experiment. 2,102 more words

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