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2010-04-02 12:24:59

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.

2010-03-16 12:45:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp.

2010-02-18 11:46:00

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.

2010-02-15 07:58:38

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.

2010-02-03 17:14:01

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.

2010-01-27 09:33:50

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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2009-12-23 12:24:23

Much like a tightly wound drum, red blood cells are in perpetual vibration.

2009-12-07 19:31:53

Silencing a gene boosts production of a dormant, fetal form of hemoglobin.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'