News tagged with red blood cell

British team perform new 'warm' liver transplants

British surgeons said Friday they have performed successful liver transplants on two patients using a revolutionary technique which keeps the organ warm and functioning while outside the body.

Mar 15, 2013
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'Shelf life' of blood? Shorter than we think

A small study from Johns Hopkins adds to the growing body of evidence that red blood cells stored longer than three weeks begin to lose the capacity to deliver oxygen-rich cells where they may be most needed.

Mar 04, 2013
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Certain mutations affect kidney disease risk and prognosis

Certain gene mutations affect individuals' risk of developing a serious kidney condition, as well as their prognosis after being diagnosed with the disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...

Feb 21, 2013
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In medicine, the future is light

Light, together with artificial intelligence systems that deliver fast, accurate analysis, has the potential to reshape the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Feb 18, 2013
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