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2012-08-02 23:01:26

A team of scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, has developed methods to increase the production of red blood cells from stem cells, a discovery that could dramatically

2012-07-17 23:00:15

Cytomedix selects award-winning healthcare communications agency bryantBROWN to promote the Angel Whole Blood Separation System.

2012-07-05 10:22:42

Eltrombopag, a drug that was designed to stimulate production of platelets from the bone marrow and thereby improve blood clotting, can raise blood cell levels in some people with severe aplastic anemia who have failed all standard therapies.

2012-06-14 09:01:59

Bioinformaticians of Jena University calculated the optimal value of hematocrit with the help of Einstein's equation

2012-05-28 09:49:17

The transfusion of red blood cells (RBC) is a critical component in the treatment of a number of acute and chronic medical problems.

2012-05-03 19:01:44

Researchers have rejuvenated aged hematopoietic stem cells to be functionally younger, offering intriguing clues into how medicine might one day fend off some of the ailments of old age.

Scientists Find 5,300-Year-Old Blood In Oetzi The Iceman
2012-05-02 10:43:02

Research of wounds on a 5,300-year-old body found frozen in the Italian Alps in 1991 has produced the oldest red blood cells ever identified, and suggests the well preserved “Iceman” did not immediately die from his injuries, nor did he live for a few days.

Blood Transfusions May Do More Harm Than Good
2012-04-24 12:56:46

Johns Hopkins study shows wide variation in transfusion use in operating rooms

2012-04-23 13:31:39

A lot of people were skeptical when two young California-based researchers set out more than a decade ago to create a completely human-derived alternative to the synthetic blood vessels commonly used in dialysis patients.


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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.
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