Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTPeople who have recently been found to have drug-resistant bacteria in their urine or stool samples have a greatly increased risk of developing a bloodstream infection that is also resistant to...
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDTOver recent years, salt has been labelled as a hypertension-causing monster. A new study asks whether this accusation might be somewhat overblown.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTHemorrhoids are common among adults, but which home remedies are recommended to help alleviate symptoms. Can lifestyle changes help?
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA unique bleeding syndrome associated with cirrhosis and portal hypertension has been identified by researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Wake Forest University Medical...
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA protein identified in human umbilical cord blood has been shown to rejuvenate and revitalize the learning and memory ability of older mice.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTResearchers have created a blood test that they say can identify genetic mutations linked to non-small cell lung cancer with high accuracy.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTSt. Jude Children's Research Hospital study examines origin of blood stem cells during development and offers clues for making "donor blood" in the laboratory for therapeutic use.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTInfectious disease scientists at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI) have found that people with a common blood group could be more susceptible to Streptococcal infections.
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTHigh sodium intake is known to impact blood pressure. A recent review demonstrates that potassium intake may also be important in reducing hypertension.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a new mechanism through which our genes express the oxygen-carrying molecule hemoglobin.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTFirefighters have an increased risk of dying from cardiovascular events. A study investigates why this might be the case and how it might be tackled.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTInvestigators have shown that certain screening methods that detect the genetic material of Zika virus can be used to ensure that donated blood supplies remain free of the virus.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTResearchers have generated the first immortalised cell lines which allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTUsing video microscopy in the living mouse lung, UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that the lungs play a previously unrecognized role in blood production.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTIn a feat of medical and scientific coordination, doctors across 138 hospitals in seven countries shared treatment protocols and harmonized data collection of three clinical trials resulting in the...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTPatients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death, according to a study published online by JAMA.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTScientists have created a fast, accurate, and versatile paper-based blood test that could be performed without the need for specialized equipment - providing a more cost-effective strategy for...
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTWhat types of home HIV test kits are available? How effective are they, what do they cost, and where can they be acquired from? Who should use the tests?
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research indicates that being born with one copy of the sickle gene puts an individual at elevated risk for developing kidney failure requiring dialysis.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds a link between experiencing rapid drops in blood pressure in middle age and the risk of dementia 20 years later.
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTHow is acute HIV infection diagnosed, what are the causes, and what is the outlook? How can an acute HIV infection be managed and can it be prevented?
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTNew research investigates the changes in brain activity and arterial blood flow that occur with the onset of hypertension in rats.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTDuke scientists have discovered a biomarker of the runaway immune response to infection called sepsis that could improve early diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment to save lives.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDTLoading red blood cells with disease-specific antigens could be a way to treat autoimmune diseases like MS and type 1 diabetes, mouse study finds.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat are the Western blot and ELISA test, what are they used for, and who has them? How can a person prepare for the tests and what do the results mean?