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2011-10-21 13:51:19

Professor Qin Wenbin from BaoTou Medical College first identified the hemoglobin (Hb) A2 phenomenon 30 years ago.

Scientists Discover New Possible Therapy For Sickle Cell Anemia
2011-10-14 06:12:19

Scientists, funded by the National Institutes of Health, have discovered a way to turn on the mechanism that creates fetal hemoglobin.

Woolly Mammoth Could Give Clues Toward New Artificial Blood For Humans
2011-09-15 07:16:00

The blood from woolly mammoths—those extinct elephant-like creatures that roamed the Earth in pre-historic times—is helping scientists develop new blood products for modern medical procedures that involve reducing patients' body temperature.

2011-07-18 14:34:27

A thalidomide analog is shaping up as a safe, worthy opponent of sickle cell disease, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report.

2011-06-17 13:24:02

A newborn described as a "happy blue baby" because of her bluish skin color but healthy appearance made a small mark in medical history when one of her physicians discovered something new in her genes—the hemoglobin Toms River mutation.

2011-06-14 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangart, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing life-saving medicines specifically designed to enhance the perfusion and oxygenation of ischemic (oxygen deprived) tissues through targeted oxygen and other gas delivery, today announced the initiation of a Phase 2b study designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of MP4OX treatment plus standard of care in severely injured trauma patients with lactic acidosis due to...


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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