An inexpensive and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, a study published in The Lancet has revealed.

A cheap and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three of the 100,000 new mothers who bleed to death after childbirth every year, mostly in poorer countries, according to the first

For the first time a “tipping point” molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer’s disease has been established by scientists, who have shown that excess glucose damages a vital en

The researchers from Lund University in Sweden and Center of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona have recognized the four genetic keys that unlock the genetic code of skin cells.

Significant progress has been made in working out how to grow blood stem cells in a laboratory.

A medical professional body, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, NSN, on Thursday said 49 per cent of women of reproductive age in Nigeria have anaemia with 24.3 per cent of them having low iron stores a

Nutrition experts, yesterday, lamented the huge burden of anaemia among Nigerian children and women of child-bearing age.

According to the experts, 72 per cent of children are anaemic.

Judgement of the Gujarat High Court regarding 23 minor children suffering from thalassemia contracting HIV during blood transfusion at Civil Hospital of the city of Junagadh, Gujarat dated 10/09/2014.

Stored red blood cells undergo numerous biochemical, structural, and functional changes, commonly referred to as storage lesion. How much these changes impede the ability of erythrocytes to perform their function and, as result, impact clinical outcomes in transfusion patients is unknown. In this study we investigate the effect of the storage on the erythrocyte membrane deformability and morphology. Using optical interferometry we imaged red blood cell (RBC) topography with nanometer sensitivity.

Posing a huge threat to the public health, nearly 6000 unregistered collection centres are functional in Kashmir Valley.

The collection centers are opened at various pharmacies and clinics of doctors. The samples for various blood and related tests are collected at these centres and mostly send outside Kashmir for examinations.

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