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Haptoglobin for Control of the Blood Pressure Response to Plasma Free Hemoglobin by nih.gov Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: Release of hemoglobin into the blood is a central pathophysiologic event contributing to morbidity and mortality in chronic and acute hemolytic anemias and severe malaria. These toxicities arise from hemoglobin-related scavenging of nitric oxide, a blood vessel vasodilator, and peroxidative chain reac ... Read on »
USA Blood products, collected from a donor who was at risk for vCJD, were distributed July-August 2010 by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 7:58am PRODUCT Source Plasma. Recall # B-1751-10 CODE Units: 4940074276, 4940073715, 4940071471, 4940069659, 4940069033, 4940067949, 4940067284, 4940066697, 4940066186, 4940065501, 4940065059, 4940064400, 4940063689, 4940063201, 4940062301, 4940061045, 4940060118, 4940059432, 4940058612, 4940058035, 4940057327, 4940056944, 4940056102, 4940055531, 494005 ... Read on »
Detection of Plasma Autoantibodies to Brain Tissue in Young Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 7:21pm Researchers at the MIND Institute published studies in the past few years correlating antibodies to brain tissue and autism. The first study of this sort (that I recall) studied whether the mother had antibodies to fetal brain tissue: Autism: maternally derived antibodies specific for fetal brain proteins. Other studies have looked at autoan ... Read on »
The Pros and Cons of Donating Plasma by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 10:47pm 2 Comments Everyone knows one of these guys in college. You know, the guy who never has a job nor gets any cash from home and yet somehow manages to afford tuition and books? For me, it was my friend nicknamed - via the misguided use of voice recognition software - Barrel of Carrots. When I first met BoC, I spent a lot of time wondering how he managed t ... Read on »
Advances in Saving Lives with Blood by FDA Posted Mon 16 Sep 2013 11:00am Richard Davey, M.D., (top left), director of FDA’s Division of Blood Applications, holds a unit of blood that is ready for processing. Jason Liu, Ph.D. (top right), director of FDA’s Laboratory of Molecular Testing and Immunogenetics, transfers blood (bottom left) to 50 ml tubes. See more FDA blood research photos ... Read on »
Simple Blood Test Diagnoses Parkinson’s Disease At Earliest Stages by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 26 Dec 2011 10:11pm Posted on 2011-12-26 06:00:00 in Diagnostics | Parkinsons Disease | Scientists from the United Kingdom have developed a simple blood test to detect Parkinson's disease, at its ... Read on »
Take a closer look at how to transform your health by changing your blood by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger. by SimpleSolution2HealthyAgain Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 8:23am Your blood is a useful focal point for exploring your health. Whatever health outcome you are experiencing today, it is largely a result of what's in your blood. Think about it: Your blood bathes your cells in nutrients 24 hours a day. Blood not only brings vital nutrients to your cells; it also carries away metabolic waste products. It is t ... Read on »
Guide To Becoming Vegetarian by Bill .. Posted Tue 04 Feb 2014 10:42pm If you’ve eaten meat your whole life, switching to a vegetarian diet might be something that could be difficult to switch to. You might also wonder why you should even consider switching. Many people figure that they have been eating this way their whole, life so why switch now? There are many reasons that you might decide to swi ... Read on »
Quick: What's 40ºC in Farenheit?? by Tawnee Prazak Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm ...it's HOT, like 104ºF hot. And, that's the theme of this post. (Yes, I'm just learning Celsius conversions; why does the U.S. have to be so difficult by using all these non-universal measuring systems?!) Anyways, as triathletes, families, friends, etc., head out to Kona for Ironman, knowing a little about what happens to the body in a hot, h ... Read on »
What is Your Blood Type by cj Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 12:00am If you are a type A, it means that the liquid portion of your blood, called the plasma, contains antibodies against type B blood. If you are a type B, it means that your plasma contains antibodies against type A blood. If you are neither type A or B, you are type O, which means that your plasma contains antibodies against both type A and type B ... Read on »