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Selenide protects heart muscle in the wake of cardiac arrest

Tissue damage is diminished by nearly 90 percent, finds preclinical studyDamage to heart muscle from insufficient blood supply during cardiac arrest and reperfusion...  
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over 5 years ago
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A common nerve protein elevated in aggressive neuroblastomas

A protein produced by nerve cells appears to be elevated in the blood of those with an aggressive form of neuroblastoma.  
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over 5 years ago
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Enriched broccoli reduces cholesterol

Including a new broccoli variety in the diet reduces blood LDL-cholesterol levels by around 6%, according to the results of human trials led by the Institute of Food Research.  
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over 5 years ago
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High cholesterol, triglycerides can keep vitamin E from reaching body tissues

In the continuing debate over how much vitamin E is enough, a new study has found that high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides can keep this essential micronutrient...  
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over 5 years ago
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New test detects toxic prions in blood

The first cases of Mad Cow disease in humans (properly called variant Creutzfeld Jakob Disease, or vCJD) occurred in the late 1990s and are thought to be the consequence of eating contaminated...  
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over 5 years ago
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Study may explain low blood oxygen for cystic fibrosis patients with infected lungs

Researchers have defined a new bodily process in mice that may explain why blood oxygen levels are lower for patients with cystic fibrosis when they get a lung infection.  
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over 5 years ago
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NYU study successfully screens for diabetes at dental visits using oral blood

Researchers find a 99 percent correlation between tests for hemoglobin A1c at dental visits using finger stick and oral bloodIt is estimated that 8.1 million of the 29.  
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over 5 years ago
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An antihypertensive drug improves corticosteroid-based skin treatments

Basic research on blood pressure has led researchers from Inserm (Inserm Unit 1138, 'Cordeliers Research Centre') obtaining unexpected results: drugs used to treat hypertension (high blood...  
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over 5 years ago
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Potential for a faster, simpler diagnosis for fibromyalgia using a finger-stick blood sample

Researchers have developed a reliable way to use a finger-stick blood sample to detect fibromyalgia syndrome, a complicated pain disorder that often is difficult to diagnose.  
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over 5 years ago
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Scientists discover robust evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is a biological illness

Immune signatures in blood point to distinct disease stages, open door to better diagnosis and treatmentResearchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia...  
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over 5 years ago
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Blood thinning drug helps in understanding a natural HIV barrier

A blood thinning agent is helping researchers at the University of East Anglia understand more about the body's natural barriers to HIV.  
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over 5 years ago
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Adverse childhood events appear to increase the risk of being a hypertensive adult

Children who experience multiple traumatic events, from emotional and sexual abuse to neglect, have higher blood pressures as young adults than their peers, researchers report.  
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over 5 years ago
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Gene therapy superior to half-matched transplant for children with 'bubble boy disease'

New research published online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), reports that children with 'bubble boy disease' who undergo gene therapy have fewer...  
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over 5 years ago
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Blood thinning drug safety concerns exposed

The safety of the blood thinning drug dabigatran (Pradaxa) has been challenged in an investigation by the BMJ, as has the evidence that led to the drug's approval by regulators.  
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over 5 years ago
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Study identifies rational drug combinations that may overcome mantle cell lymphoma resistance to ibrutinib - implications for other blood cancers

Genomic analyses of tumor and healthy tissue from patients with mantle cell lymphomas that fail to respond to treatment with the anticancer drug ibrutinib (Imbruvica) or initially respond but...  
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over 5 years ago
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Skin with blood and lymphatic capillaries grown for the first time

For the first time, scientists have grown full-thickness skin that contains fully functioning blood and lymphatic capillaries. They say the skin could improve graft outcomes.  
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over 5 years ago
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Central signaling pathway in lymphoma can be blocked successfully

Cancer researchers from the University of Zurich have identified a key signaling pathway in B-cell lymphoma, a malignant type of blood cancer.  
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over 5 years ago
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DNA alterations may predict treatment response in chronic myelomonocytic leukemia patients

Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) is a relatively rare cancer of the blood that primarily affects adults.  
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over 5 years ago
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TSRI team discovers enzyme that keeps blood stem cells functional to prevent anemia

Stem cells can generate any type of cell in the body, but they are inactive most of the time--and for good reason.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 5 years ago