News tagged with blood plasma

Blood sugar diabetes risk for South Asians

A new diabetes study at the University of Leicester has discovered that South Asians (people of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lanka origin) have higher levels of blood sugar than white Europeans independent of risk ...

Jul 24, 2012
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Kyprolis approved for multiple myeloma

(HealthDay) -- Kyprolis (carfilzomib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat certain people with multiple myeloma who have already been given at least two prior therapies.

Jul 20, 2012
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Cancer biomarkers re-evaluated

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a procedure to test the clinical benefits of cancer biomarkers. The method could radically shorten the path from the lab to their application.

Jul 19, 2012
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Metabolic syndrome linked to arterial stiffness in CKD

(HealthDay) -- For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), those with metabolic syndrome (MetS) have increased arterial stiffness but no increase in endothelial dysfunction, compared to those without MetS, ...

Jun 04, 2012
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HIV hides soon after infection, research shows

(Medical Xpress) -- A team of researchers led by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has demonstrated that latency develops soon after infection and slows when antiretroviral therapy is given.

May 30, 2012
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