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Saturday, Dec 05, 2020

Blood cell

Sep 29, 2020 20:25
A type of the immune system’s T cells known to fight against bacterial infections is strongly activated in people with moderate to severe Covid-19. read more
Jun 27, 2020 14:00
In the research, scientists, including Daniela Weiskopf from the La Jolla Institute for Immunology in the US, extracted blood cells from 10 patients at weekly intervals starting soon after they were admitted to the ICU for Covid-19. read more
May 15, 2020 18:00
COVID-19 mostly kills through an overreaction of the immune system, whose function is precisely to fight infections, say scientists who have decoded the mechanisms, symptoms, and diagnosis of the disease caused by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus. read more
Dec 19, 2019 15:52
The study, published in the journal “Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity”, looked at the data from more than 4,000 middle-aged to older UK Biobank participants, both men and women. read more
Nov 29, 2019 14:01
It involves large quantities of malignant progenitor cells building up in a person’s blood instead of healthy white blood cells. read more
Jun 23, 2019 11:05
Aplastic anaemia is a condition that occurs when the body stops producing enough new blood cells. Aplastic anemia leaves a person at higher risk of infections and uncontrolled bleeding. read more
May 10, 2019 12:06
Google Doodle: Lucy Wills’ research on anaemia in pregnant women in 1928 led to the discovery of folic acid that helps prevent birth defects in babies. read more
May 02, 2019 14:44
An official at JJ Hospital’s blood bank said none of the negative blood types were available at the hospital. “We have been facing shortage for the past three weeks,” the official said. read more
Apr 16, 2019 14:55
A recent study has identified a link between high levels of blood lipids and worsening of disease in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who are overweight or obese. read more
Oct 27, 2018 15:16
Beware! After adulterated food, it is adulterated blood now. The five racketeers arrested here by the special task force (STF) of UP Police on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday had put hundreds of lives at risk by selling blood mixed with... read more
Sep 04, 2018 13:31
Sickle-cell disease, also called sickle-cell anemia, is a painful condition which leads to the deformation and break-down of red blood cells. read more
Jul 28, 2018 09:00
On World Hepatitis Day, we tell you some interesting facts about the causes and symptoms of the disease as well as what can be done about it. read more
Jul 05, 2018 14:09
The cancer drug, plerixafor, stimulates the immune system to release more of a certain stem cell (hematopoietic progenitor cells, or Hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs)) from the bone marrow into the bloodstream. The drug is used to treat some types... read more
Jun 28, 2018 11:22
Malaria treatment: A new vaccine for malaria may soon be developed after scientists claimed they’ve decoded how the parasites invade human cells. read more
Jun 14, 2018 12:19
At the PGIMER, daily over 100 patients need platelets. As platelets must be transfused within five days of donation, it becomes more crucial for blood banks to keep a fresh supply. read more