Medical research

Diluting blood plasma rejuvenates tissue, reverses aging in mice

In 2005, University of California, Berkeley, researchers made the surprising discovery that making conjoined twins out of young and old mice—such that they share blood and organs—can rejuvenate tissues and reverse the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers ask if survivor plasma could prevent coronavirus

Survivors of COVID-19 are donating their blood plasma in droves in hopes it helps other patients recover from the coronavirus. And while the jury's still out, now scientists are testing if the donations might also prevent ...

Medical research

'Off-road' mode enables mobile cells to move freely

Leukocytes instantly move out of your blood vessels to the site of inflammation after an injury. Similarly, cancer cells, which can originate in any tissue or organ, can also spread and reproduce far away from their place ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA tightens scrutiny of coronavirus antibody tests

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday tightened its oversight of coronavirus antibody tests after the market was flooded with dubious tests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

He recovered from COVID-19. Can his blood help others?

(HealthDay)—Domenico Piccininni is one of the hundreds of thousands of people who have had a COVID-19 infection and recovered after a bit of misery, but with no lasting complications.

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