Latest Red blood cell Stories
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.
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A comparison study of nearly 1,900 patients published in Perfusion, a peer-reviewed academic journal, questions the long-standing practice of basing blood transfusion decisions on a single low hematocrit measurement result.
A set of proteins found in our intestines can recognize and kill bacteria that have human blood type molecules on their surfaces, scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have discovered.
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a protein made by the malaria parasite that is essential to its ability to take over human red blood cells.
A new study shows that a protein found in blood alleviates anemia, a condition in which the body's tissues don't get enough oxygen from the blood.
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