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2014-04-08 11:36:36

Melbourne researchers have solved a puzzle as to how an essential blood-making hormone stimulates production of the blood clotting cells known as platelets.

2014-02-10 23:03:11

Targeting Developmental 'Road Block' Could Lead to New Treatments CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Research at the University of

2013-12-11 12:12:42

A range of studies highlighting late-breaking research advances in the understanding and treatment of blood cancers and bleeding disorders are being presented today during the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans.

2012-03-06 06:21:46

Yale researchers have discovered how megakaryocytes or giant blood cells that produce wound healing platelets grow 10 or more times bigger than other blood cells and how they may cause a form of leukemia.

2012-02-16 12:42:17

Highly elevated platelet levels fuel tumor growth and reduce the survival of ovarian cancer patients, an international team of researchers led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer center reports in the New England Journal of Medicine.

2012-01-31 09:45:38

A study of the cells that respond to crises in the blood system has yielded a few surprises, redrawing the ‘map’ of how blood cells are made in the body.

2011-08-11 06:42:29

Johns Hopkins scientists have launched a pioneering research program to create, for the first time, human platelet cells from stem cells in order to study inherited blood clotting abnormalities ranging from clots that cause heart attacks and stroke to bleeding disorders.

2011-07-21 07:30:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. ("ACT"; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with CHA Bio & Diostech Co, Ltd.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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