Latest Erythropoietin Stories
Correcting anemia, a red blood cell deficiency, can preserve kidney function in many kidney transplant recipients.
More than half of the older, anemic patients in a New England Journal of Medicine study did not need blood transfusions as they recovered from hip surgery.
Erythropoietin or EPO might be considered a "performance enhancing" substance for athletes, but new research published online in The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) shows that these enhancements come at a high cost--increased risk of vascular problems in the brain.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).