Medical research

Human protein produced in CHO-cells can save donor blood

Alpha-1-antitrypsin is a protein produced by the liver. The protein gets secreted to the blood stream, where it circulates the body to protect the lungs. However, some people are born with genetic disorders that hinders production ...

Medical research

Researchers uncover aspirin's effects on platelet rich plasma

A collaborative study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine explores the effects of aspirin on a new biologic therapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP). This is the first study of its kind to examine the defects of aspirin ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

AAIC: Turnover kinetics vary for different amyloid beta isoforms

(HealthDay)—Amyloid beta (Aβ)38 has faster turnover kinetics than Aβ40 and Aβ42, according to a study published online July 19 in Alzheimer's & Dementia to coincide with presentation at the annual Alzheimer's Association ...

Medical research

Study suggests another look at common treatments for hemophilia

Families of children with severe hemophilia A may want to take a fresh look at treatment options from human plasma. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on May 26 showed that participants who received ...

Diabetes

Rapid-onset diabetes described with anti-PD-1 treatment

(HealthDay)—In a case report published online April 11 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation, researchers document rapid-onset insulin-dependent diabetes in an Asian patient undergoing treatment with anti-programmed ...

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