Latest Red blood cell Stories
New treatments for malaria are possible after Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists found that molecules similar to the blood-thinning drug heparin can stop malaria from infecting red blood cells.
EMBL scientists identify molecules that ensure red blood cell production.
MUMBAI, India, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortis Hospitals Mulund, Mumbai, performed a multiple joint replacement surgery on a 27 year old young Nigerian patient. Rebacca underwent a hip and a shoulder replacement surgery by Dr.
Adults who have mild sickle cell disease scored lower on brain function tests when compared to healthy participants, suggesting the blood disease may impact the brain more than previously realized.
Scientists discovered that mammoths had blood that displayed â€œantifreezeâ€ like qualities, which kept their bodies supplied with oxygen at sub-zero temperatures.
Thanks to an interdisciplinary team of researchers, scientists now have a more complete understanding of one of the human bodyâ€™s most vital structures: the red blood cell.
Black children with chronic kidney disease have more severe anemia than white children even when they receive the same treatment, according to a multicenter study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center to be published in the May issue of the American Journal of Kidney Disease.
IRVINE, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new blood transfusion cost analysis study published in the April 2010 issue of Transfusion, a peer-reviewed academic journal, shows that when all of the complex cost factors leading up to and after a red blood cell (RBC) transfusion are considered, the actual cost of blood is substantially higher than previously estimated.
Sideroblastic anemia is a form of anemia caused by an inability to incorporate iron into hemoglobin, something that is essential if the molecule is to perform its vital function of carrying oxygen from the lungs to the tissues.
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp.