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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.

2011-07-13 23:59:00

Transfused blood may need to be stored in a different way to prevent the breakdown of red blood cells that can lead to complications including infection, organ failure and death, say researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Wake Forest University.

2011-06-17 13:24:02

A newborn described as a "happy blue baby" because of her bluish skin color but healthy appearance made a small mark in medical history when one of her physicians discovered something new in her genes—the hemoglobin Toms River mutation.

2011-06-14 11:26:00

FRASER, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2011 Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) Convention held in Indianapolis, IN, Olympus America, Inc.

2011-06-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that its Pronto-7(TM) handheld noninvasive hemoglobin, arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse rate, and perfusion index spot-check testing device has received the GOLD 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award--the highest award given in the general hospital devices and therapeutic products category.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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