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2011-01-11 09:48:09

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered a way to create red blood cell-mimicking particles, which are possible building blocks in the creation of synthetic blood.

2011-01-10 15:09:14

A team of scientists has created particles that closely mirror some of the key properties of red blood cells, potentially helping pave the way for the development of synthetic blood.

2010-12-30 13:04:56

Patients with diabetes, kidney disease and anemia who don’t respond to treatment with an anti-anemia drug have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease or death.

2010-12-21 14:10:15

Although the incidence of malaria has declined in all but a few countries worldwide, according to a World Health Organization report earlier this month, malaria remains a global threat.

2010-12-16 11:00:00

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenwal, Inc., a global medical technology company focused on improving blood collection, separation, safety and availability, announced today the U.S.

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2010-12-15 16:31:39

Staphylococcus aureus bacteria bind best to human hemoglobin

2010-12-06 12:17:09

Red blood cells (RBCs) have the very important role of carrying oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body; therefore, disorders that affect RBCs can have a significant impact on quality of life.

2010-10-26 11:12:50

As if high blood pressure, chronic diseases, and cancer weren't enough, high levels of erythropoietin in people over 85 join the list of silent killers.

2010-09-30 14:49:12

Severe sepsis, a disease characterised by a sudden drop in blood pressure and progressive organ dysfunction following infection, remains one of the most common causes of mortality in intensive care units worldwide.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.