Cardiology

Anemic adults may have a higher risk of death after stroke

Anemia, a lack of red blood cells, may be linked to a higher risk of death in older adults who have had a stroke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American ...

Medical research

Discovery could help treatments for sickle cell disease

An interdisciplinary, international group of researchers has found new biophysical markers that could help improve the understanding of treatments for sickle cell disease, a step toward developing better methods for treating ...

Neuroscience

Anemia negatively affects recovery from traumatic brain injuries

Approximately half of patients hospitalized with traumatic brain injuries are anemic, according to recent studies, but anemia's effects on the recovery of these patients is not clear. Now, researchers from the University ...

Medical research

Drop-to-drop variation seen with fingerprick blood

(HealthDay)—There is drop-to-drop variation in blood component measures from fingerprick blood that is greater than variation in drops of venous blood, according to a study published recently in the American Journal of ...

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