News tagged with red blood cell
The first drug to treat a rare disorder that causes red blood cells to build up inside bone marrow was cleared Wednesday by the Food and Drug Administration
Medications Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Your blood type might affect your risk for stroke. People with AB and women with B were a little more likely to suffer one than people with O blood - the most common type, a study found.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron levels in the body, as a potential target for treating atherosclerosis.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who rely on recombinant, protein-based drugs must often endure frequent injections, often several times a week, or intravenous therapy. Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston demonstrate the possibility that blood ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The cells that help to absorb food and liquid that humans consume are constantly being produced. The various cell types that do this come from stem cells that reside deep in the inner recesses of the accordion-like ...
Medical research Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have today revealed a key discovery in understanding how the most deadly species of malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, invades human red blood cells. Using a technique developed at the Wellcome Trust Sanger ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
For some time now, artemisinin, derived from a Chinese herb, has been the most powerful treatment available against malaria. To avoid the malaria parasite becoming resistant, the World Health Organisation (WHO) strongly recommends ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A University of Michigan Health System laboratory study reveals a key trigger for producing normal red blood cells that could lead to a new treatment for those with sickle cell disease.
Medical research Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
When obese men take a relatively small dose of resveratrol in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms change for the better. In fact, the effects appear to be as good for us as severe calorie restriction. Resveratrol ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public College Health have shown for the first time in a rodent model that the earliest form of malaria parasites can lay dormant in red blood cells and "wake ...
Medical research Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Kentucky researchers, including lead author Samy Selim of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, have recently published a paper suggesting that transfusion may ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have discovered a new function for an enzyme that may protect against organ injury and death from anemia.
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A genomic study of chronic blood cancer - a precursor to leukaemia - has discovered gene mutations that could enable diagnosis using only a blood test, avoiding the need for an invasive and painful bone marrow biopsy.
Cancer Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Monash University, and Virginia Tech have used a set of novel inhibitors to analyze how the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, uses enzymes ...
Medical research Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The consequences of psychological stress, resulting from racial discrimination, may contribute to racial health disparities in conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other age-associated diseases. This is ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0