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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.

2011-09-22 11:08:42

More public awareness and education about sickle cell disease, an inherited disease that affects the blood system, is critically important.

Woolly Mammoth Could Give Clues Toward New Artificial Blood For Humans
2011-09-15 07:16:00

The blood from woolly mammoths—those extinct elephant-like creatures that roamed the Earth in pre-historic times—is helping scientists develop new blood products for modern medical procedures that involve reducing patients' body temperature.

2011-08-08 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it has lifted the voluntary product recall the company imposed on the noninvasive finger sensor of its Pronto-7(TM) handheld device to improve the product's performance in low ambient temperatures.

2011-07-18 14:34:27

A thalidomide analog is shaping up as a safe, worthy opponent of sickle cell disease, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).