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Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have discovered a new function for an enzyme that may protect against organ injury and death from anemia.
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.
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.
More public awareness and education about sickle cell disease, an inherited disease that affects the blood system, is critically important.
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.
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.
A thalidomide analog is shaping up as a safe, worthy opponent of sickle cell disease, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report.
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