News tagged with red blood cell

Severity of enzyme deficiency central to favism

The congenital disease favism causes sickness and even jaundice in patients after they consume beans. The culprit is a particular enzyme deficiency, which destroys red blood cells. Scientists from the University Children's ...

Jul 26, 2016
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Local drug activation at solid tumor sites

Sarcoma is an aggressive form of cancer responsible for up to 20 percent of childhood cancers. Tumors often first appear in the extremities and the abdomen. Surgery is a primary treatment, but it often is combined with chemotherapy. ...

Jul 13, 2016
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