blood disorders

Indian-led team transforms human skin into blood cells

November 8th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 8 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in medical sciences, an Indo-Canadian researcher and his team have successfully transformed human skin into various blood cells.The breakthrough is likely to ... Read more...

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Essential protein for successful pregnancy isolated

May 29th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) Researchers have isolated and detailed the function of a unique protein, called Preimplantation Factor (PF) produced by healthy embryos, which ensures a successful pregnancy. The research showed that ... Read more...

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Thousands run to raise awareness about cancer in Delhi

December 20th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Dec 20 (ANI): Thousands of sport enthusiasts took part in the 'Run for Fun' marathon to raise awareness about cancer and blood disorders in children here today.Organized by the Sir Ganga ... Read more...

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Swine flu kills more young, middle-aged people: study

September 1st, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Swine flu is killing more young people and those suffering from associated diseases like diabetes and chronic heart ailment, says a health ministry study released Tuesday as ... Read more...

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Revised swine flu guidelines categorises patients

August 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India has fine-tuned the guidelines to deal with the rising number of swine flu cases and categorised patients into those who need to be tested for the ... Read more...

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Radiation therapy for childhood cancer may up diabetes risk

August 11th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Childhood cancer survivors may have an increased risk of diabetes, particularly those who received total body or abdominal radiation, says a new study.The study has been published in ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genetic abnormality that can increase blood disorders risk

March 16th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have identified a common genetic sequence abnormality that can increase the risk of certain blood disorders.Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) ... Read more...

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Kolkata takes first step towards preserving umbilical cord blood

January 21st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan.21 (ANI): Parents often search for the perfect gift for their children. Well, here is the opportunity to give your baby a gift of a lifetime bank his or her ... Read more...

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Kolkata gets cord blood bank

January 14th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) A cord blood bank - a source of stem cells for transplantation to cure a range of diseases - was opened here Tuesday. This is the first Indian ... Read more...

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Priest makes a name for himself at New York City nightclubs

December 29th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): An Episcopal priest from northeastern Pennsylvania has earned a name for himself among the New York clubs he frequents, for his lavish spending and generosity.The Rev. ... Read more...

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Protein behind growth of blood cells unveiled

August 14th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): Experts at The Children''s Hospital of Philadelphia have discovered that a protein called Lnk is key to the normal growth of blood cells, shedding new light on ... Read more...

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Novel anti-cancer strategy targets intercept points for cancer cells

January 4th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists at the Emory University have made an advancement in the fight against cancer, by developing an anti-tumour compound called SF1126, which represents a unique strategy of targeting ... Read more...

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