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?
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAs people get older so do the hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) that form their blood, creating an increased risk for compromised immunity and certain blood cancers.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTA team led by Pr. Marina Cavazzana conducted at Necker Children's Hospital, AP-HP and the Imagine Institute (AP-HP / Inserm / Université Paris Descartes) in October 2014 gene therapy in the...
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Monash University and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have identified for the first time how a new class of epigenetic drug engages with the immune system to kill off cancer cells...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTA potentially life-saving treatment for sepsis has been under our noses for decades in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) most people have in their medicine cabinets, a new...
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTOur blood stem cells generate around a thousand billion new blood cells every day. But the blood stem cells' capacity to produce blood changes as we age.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat are the causes and symptoms of HIV and AIDS? How does HIV lead to AIDS? How are they tested and diagnosed, and what treatments might be used?
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTWhat are the three stages of HIV? Learn about the symptoms at the AIDS stage, slowing HIV progression, and the outlook if treatment is not received.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in...
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTDo the signs of HIV differ for men and women and what happens after the early stage? How is HIV transmitted and when are people contagious?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTHow is HIV spread and what are the risk factors for contracting HIV? Which groups are at the highest risk of HIV and who should be tested?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat are the risks of cholesterol and who should have a test? Learn about what to expect with the test, what the results mean, and treatment options.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have pinpointed a key enzyme that is vital for the production of fresh blood cells in the body.