Medical research

Researchers investigate challenges of testing children's blood

A new Murdoch Children's Research Institute study has highlighted the challenges of consistently diagnosing child blood samples and sourcing healthy samples for research. Published in Clinical Chemistry, the research paper, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop a device that detects tumour cells in blood

Researchers at the URV's Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry have patented a portable device that can detect tumour cells in blood. The device counts the number of tumour cells in a blood sample in real time and ...

Health

Too much salt could potentially contribute to liver damage

A sprinkle of salt can bring out the flavor of just about any dish. However, it's well known that too much can lead to high blood pressure, a potentially dangerous condition if left untreated. Now scientists report a new ...

Inflammatory disorders

New compounds reduce debilitating inflammation

Six Case Western Reserve scientists are part of an international team that has discovered two compounds that show promise in decreasing inflammation associated with diseases such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and multiple ...

Medical research

Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies

It may smell of flatulence and have a reputation for being highly toxic, but when used in the right tiny dosage, hydrogen sulfide is now being being found to offer potential health benefits in a range of issues, from diabetes ...

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