Medical research

Nitric oxide could make blood transfusions safer

(Medical Xpress)—Blood transfusions are supposed to save lives. Doctors give transfusions to severely ill or injured people with the expectation that their conditions will improve. In fact, transfusions do not always help ...

Medical research

Researchers develop oxygen-generating biomaterial

Scientists at the Diabetes Research Institute have developed a revolutionary technique to provide critical oxygen for maintaining the survival of insulin-producing cells. This is the first time that scientists have been able ...

Cancer

New Approach Developed to Improve Drug Delivery in Tumors

(PhysOrg.com) -- By using mathematical modeling to understand blood flow, researchers -- including the UA's Timothy Secomb, a pioneer in the field -- have proposed a novel approach to treating cancerous tumors.

Health

The new exercise HIT: do less

The usual excuse of "lack of time" for not doing enough exercise is blown away by new research published in The Journal of Physiology.

Medical research

Lessons from Everest's Sherpas could aid intensive care treatment

A research expedition to Mount Everest has shed light on the unique physiological basis of adaptations seen in the native Sherpa people, which make them better suited to life at high altitude. This improved understanding, ...

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