News tagged with blood group
In a recent study led by Uppsala University, the researchers compared the DNA of identical (monozygotic) twins of different age. They could show that structural modifications of the DNA, where large or small DNA segments ...
Genetics Feb 02, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 0 |
Researchers have solved a 60-year-old mystery by identifying a gene that can cause rejection, kidney failure and even death in some blood transfusion patients. In this study, published in Nature Genetics online ...
Genetics Apr 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Women live longer than men. Individuals can appear or feel years younger – or older – than their chronological age. Diseases can affect our aging process. When it comes to biology, our clocks clearly tick differently.
Medical research Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Humans may have acquired enzymes that make blood groups from bacteria to hinder the spread of viruses in the population, suggests a study led by scientists at the University of Bath.
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
High fat diets cause damage to blood vessels earlier than previously thought, and these structural and mechanical changes may be the first step in the development of high blood pressure. These findings in mice, by Marie Billaud ...
Cardiology Apr 03, 2012 | 1.6 / 5 (8) | 3 |
The possibility of an inexpensive, convenient test for Alzheimer's disease has been on the horizon for several years, but previous research leads have been hard to duplicate.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 09, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine is being tested in the US that may protect against the norovirus, which causes "stomach flu" or acute viral gastroenteritis, that can occur in confined living settings such as cruise ships, ...
Medications Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Parents, siblings and children of patients with the most common form of acute leukemia do not run a higher risk of developing the disease as was once believed, according to a new study from the Swedish ...
Cancer Dec 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Study reports steady increases in long-term survival among children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
A study by the Children's Oncology Group (COG) reported that five-year survival for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL, the most common type of pediatric cancer) among children treated through COG clinical trials increased ...
Cancer Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Taking enough omega-3 fatty acid supplements to change the balance of oils in the diet could slow a key biological process linked to aging, new research suggests.
Health Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research shows that the use of an audio therapy known as binaural beats can significantly reduce patients' anxiety during cataract surgery. The 141-patient study, conducted in Thailand, is the first of its kind in cataract ...
Ophthalmology Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The drug Ranexa (ranolazine) may help reduce chest pain in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Diabetes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Ethnic differences in appointment keeping may be an important factor in poor health outcomes among some minority patients with diabetes, according to a new study.
Health Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week provide new information on dietary benefits and dangers in kidney disease patients.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A simple blood test is being developed by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Sheva, Israel that may provide early detection of many types of cancer.
Cancer Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0