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2009-09-22 09:09:01

Severe trauma patients requiring a major transfusion are twice as likely to die if they receive red blood cells stored for a month or longer.

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2009-09-10 08:53:47

Children in Africa with sickle cell anaemia are dying unnecessarily from bacterial infections, suggests the largest study of its kind, funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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2009-06-18 15:39:51

Researchers have identified a group of proteins that are targeted by parasites to cause malaria.

2009-05-26 08:38:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- New Health Sciences Inc.

2009-05-14 10:05:00

Biologists have long wondered why the embryonic heart begins beating so early, before the tissues actually need to be infused with blood.

2009-04-01 08:25:58

For the first time, scientists have shown that amniotic fluid (the protective liquid surrounding an embryo) may be a potential new source of stem cells for therapeutic applications.

2009-03-31 09:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, scientists have shown that amniotic fluid (the protective liquid surrounding an embryo) may be a potential new source of stem cells for therapeutic applications.

2009-01-02 13:07:00

The Red Cross asks you to help save lives by donating blood regularly VOORHEES, N.J., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A blood drive is being held on Tuesday, January 6th from 2 pm to 8 pm in honor of Evan Goldglantz of Gloucester City, New Jersey.

2008-12-29 09:12:22

A gene that directly affects a certain type of hemoglobin production may lead to methods of modifying the severity of blood disorders like sickle cell disease and thalassemia.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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