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2014-05-09 12:40:09

Johns Hopkins Medicine Patients whose own red blood cells are recycled and given back to them during heart surgery have healthier blood cells better able to carry oxygen where it is most needed compared to those who get transfusions of blood stored in a blood bank, according to results of a small study at Johns Hopkins. In a report for the June issue of the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia, the researchers say they found that the more units of banked blood a patient received, the more...

2014-05-07 23:14:26

Conquer Low Platelets designed by Louis Cruz is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to increase platelets easily. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Conquer Low Platelets is a new program developed by Louis Cruz, a medical consultant, who has over 11 years of experience in the health care industry. The program provides people with...

2014-05-05 20:26:32

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Bleeding Disorders: World Pharmaceutical Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/bleeding_disorders_world_pharmaceutical_industry_market_2014_2024.htmlReport DetailsTreating abnormal bleeding - this new report shows you trends, R&D outlooks, and sales forecastsTreatments for bleeding - what're their prospects? Visiongain's new report gives you...

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. Platelets are essential for stopping bleeding and are produced by small fragments breaking off their 'parent' cells, called megakaryocytes. The discovery, made by scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, identified how bone marrow cells could become overstimulated and produce too many platelets. In blood diseases such as...

2014-04-07 23:00:37

Satisfying a massive influx of New Jersey pain patients seeking platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP), Princeton Occupational Health and Family Medicine has teamed up with marketing experts PRP411.com to provide the Garden State with wellness. As an innovative pain management solution, PRP can be used to treat a multitude of conditions. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Princeton Occupational Health and Family Medicine has tried to offer patients a multitude of medical procedures that greatly...

2014-04-02 15:37:00

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14 (MRP-14, also known as S100A9) and defang its ability to produce heart attack-inducing blood clots, a process referred to as thrombosis. Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have reached a...

2014-03-31 12:28:26

New Italian data uncover specific association between diet and blood cell markers of heart attack- and stroke-associated inflammation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Study results are published...

2014-03-06 23:28:42

Dr. Steven Weiner uses state-of-the-art PRP collection and injection techniques that have shown hair density improvements ranging from 12%-63%. His office, The Aesthetic Clinique, is located in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, between Destin and Panama City Beach, Florida. Destin, Florida (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 PRP is “Platelet Rich Plasm,” a portion of whole blood that is separated from the red blood cells through centrifuging. It should contain concentrations of platelets that are at...

2014-03-03 04:22:38

- This Trial, Together with PERSIST-1, to Support Registration in the U.S. and Europe - SEATTLE, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial, known as PERSIST-2, which will evaluate pacritinib, a novel, investigational JAK2/FLT3 inhibitor, in patients with myelofibrosis whose platelet counts are less than or equal to 100,000 per microliter (uL). The trial is expected to enroll up to 300...

2014-02-25 14:19:07

New approach could help doctors and surgeons diagnose blood coagulation status in near real time, significantly improving patient care Defective blood coagulation is one of the leading causes of preventable death in patients who have suffered trauma or undergone surgery. The body’s natural defense against severe blood loss is the clotting process, in which platelets, plasma proteins, and other blood components interact to form a sticky, mesh-like structure. But often things go wrong, and...


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