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2011-11-11 01:45:46

Two separate studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week agree that diabetics with kidney failure shouldn't lower their blood glucose levels as much as diabetics without kidney failure.

2011-11-08 12:05:49

A long-term study examining iron-fortified vs. low-iron infant formula suggests that infants with high hemoglobin levels who received iron fortified infant formula have poorer long-term developmental outcomes.

2011-11-02 09:09:31

A University of Michigan Health System laboratory study reveals a key trigger for producing normal red blood cells that could lead to a new treatment for those with sickle cell disease.

2011-10-21 13:51:19

Professor Qin Wenbin from BaoTou Medical College first identified the hemoglobin (Hb) A2 phenomenon 30 years ago.

Scientists Discover New Possible Therapy For Sickle Cell Anemia
2011-10-14 06:12:19

Scientists, funded by the National Institutes of Health, have discovered a way to turn on the mechanism that creates fetal hemoglobin.

2011-10-03 22:56:52

Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have discovered a new function for an enzyme that may protect against organ injury and death from anemia.

2011-09-29 09:22:43

Using a patient’s own stem cells, researchers at Johns Hopkins have corrected the genetic alteration that causes sickle cell disease (SCD), a painful, disabling inherited blood disorder that affects mostly African-Americans.

2011-09-27 15:02:32

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Monash University, and Virginia Tech have used a set of novel inhibitors to analyze how the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, uses enzymes to chew up human hemoglobin from host red blood cells as a food source.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.