News tagged with human blood

New target to fight HIV infection identified

A mutant of an immune cell protein called ADAP (adhesion and degranulation-promoting adaptor protein) is able to block infection by HIV-1 (human immunodeficiency virus 1), new University of Cambridge research reveals. The ...

Oct 01, 2013
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Cancer: Lymphoma-linked risk factor identified

Follicular lymphoma is often caused by a translocation between chromosomes 14 and 18, resulting in the overexpression of a cancer-causing gene called BCL-2. A research team co-led by A*STAR scientists recently ...

Sep 25, 2013
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Chinese hospital seeks virgins' blood

A Chinese hospital's request for blood from healthy female virgins for use in medical research has been condemned as insulting to women, state-run media reported Monday.

Sep 16, 2013
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