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A ground-breaking imaging system to track malarial infection of blood cells in real time has been created by a collaboration catalysed by the University's Physics of Medicine Initiative.After over a decade of research into ...
Medical research Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It's been said that food is the language of love. If so, can certain foods—or aphrodisiacs—promote romantic feelings or sexual desire?
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Malaria in pregnancy causes a range of adverse effects, including abortions, stillbirths, premature delivery and low infant birth weight. Many of these effects are thought to derive from a placental inflammatory ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Exjade (deferasirox) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove excess iron in the blood among people with a genetic blood disorder called non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia (NTDT).
Medications Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A simple, inexpensive blood test performed on trauma patients upon admission can help doctors easily identify patients at greatest risk of death, according to a new study by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A Hematuria Risk Index could identify cancer risk among patients with asymptomatic microscopic hematuria, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Cancer Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By harnessing the very qualities that make sickle cell disease a lethal blood disorder, a research team led by Duke Medicine and Jenomic, a private cancer research company in Carmel, Calif., has developed ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Both sickle cell disease and the condition known as sickle cell trait are genetic blood diseases: You're born with one or the other because of the genes inherited from your parents. Beyond that, the two conditions ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Though heart problems or heatstroke generally are to blame for a young athlete's sudden death, experts now know that carrying an aberration called the sickle cell trait also poses substantial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One of the world's most devastating diseases is malaria, responsible for at least a million deaths annually, despite global efforts to combat it. Researchers from the Perelman School ...
Medical research Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Humans may have acquired enzymes that make blood groups from bacteria to hinder the spread of viruses in the population, suggests a study led by scientists at the University of Bath.
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Rudolph's nose is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells which help to protect it from freezing and to regulate brain temperature.
Other Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Symptoms of an autoimmune disease disappeared after a team of scientists retrained the white blood cells. This method is extremely promising for treating diseases such as type I diabetes and multiple sclerosis.
Immunology Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Box jellyfish of the Chironex species are among the most venomous animals in the world, capable of killing humans with their sting. Their venom, though, which kills by rapidly punching holes in human red bl ...
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center (DF/CHCC) have taken the first preliminary steps toward developing a form of gene therapy for sickle cell disease. In an abstract presented on Dec. 10 at the 54th ...
Medical research Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0