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2014-04-15 23:04:27

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Blood Processing Supplies and Equipment markets. Global market for Blood Processing Supplies and Equipment is projected to reach US$11.3 billion by 2020 driven by technological advancements, launch of new products and rising demand for blood products from aging population in developed countries. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The global blood processing supplies and equipment market is...

2013-09-04 23:03:51

Medical Food Designed to Address the Increased Nutritional Requirements of Anemia Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Targeted Medical Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: TRGM), today announced the company has initiated a third open-label clinical trial of its oral amino acid-based erythropoietin stimulating system (ESS) to determine increased red blood cell production in subjects diagnosed with anemia of chronic disease. The study consists of 30 patients randomized for treatment across...

2012-12-10 15:17:53

Studies presented today at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) examine current treatment standards for patients with clotting disorders in an effort to improve outcomes. The studies evaluate long-held treatment standards and whether modifications in intensity and duration of therapy may offer equally effective outcomes while reducing toxicities and relapse rates. Although significant advances have been made in delivering new and improved therapies for...

2012-10-24 04:03:05

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and women need to be aware of blood markers listed below. Monitor every one of them on My Blood works App for iPhone, iPad and iTouch. (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Before, during and after treatment for breast cancer, the physician will order blood tests. These tests check to see whether the blood has normal amounts of various types of blood cells. The cancer and related treatments like chemotherapy and radiation can reduce important blood cell levels of...

2012-06-14 09:01:59

Bioinformaticians of Jena University calculated the optimal value of hematocrit with the help of Einstein's equation When people say "Blood is thicker than water," they are literally right. Because nearly half of the 'life liquid' consists of solid components. The red blood cells form the greatest part of it — all in all around 40 percent of the blood. They contain the red pigment hemoglobin and are responsible for the transport of oxygen. "It is amazing that the percentage of...

2012-02-02 23:12:14

Being anemic could more than triple your risk of dying within a year after having a stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2012. "Among stroke patients, severe anemia is a potent predictor of dying throughout the first year after a stroke," said Jason Sico, M.D., lead researcher and an assistant professor of neurology at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. Anemia is a common condition in which the...

2011-12-12 10:37:31

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that EPO poses a risk to blood vessels in the brain and body 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. According to the study, short- or long-term use of EPO raises blood pressure by constricting arteries, which reduces...

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2010-05-03 13:55:00

A simple salad spinner will save lives this summer, if everything goes as planned by two Rice University undergraduates. The spinner has been turned, so to speak, into a rudimentary centrifuge that medical clinics in developing countries can use to separate blood without electricity. Rice sophomore Lila Kerr and freshman Lauren Theis will take their 'Sally Centrifuge' abroad for nearly two months this summer as part of Beyond Traditional Borders (BTB), Rice's global health initiative that...

2010-03-03 09:01:40

STANFORD, Calif. -- A new study helps dispel mounting confusion over the safety of blockbuster anemia drugs "” erythropoiesis-stimulating agents "” for people with kidney disease requiring dialysis, as federal regulators prepare to decide whether to impose additional restrictions on their use. ESAs are the most expensive drugs reimbursed by Medicare in patients requiring long-term dialysis, costing the agency nearly $2 billion annually. The new study, to be published March 3...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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