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Debunking Myths And Stating Facts About Hepatitis

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver commonly caused by viral infection. In India, over 40 million people are chronically infected with Hepatitis B and...

Iron Deficiency During Infancy May Reduce Vaccinations’ Efficacy

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that iron deficiency during infancy may reduce the protection that vaccinations provide. Findings from two clinical studies...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Higher Covid-19 Risk: Study

In a fight against the deadly coronavirus, Israeli researchers have found that low levels of Vitamin D in the blood are associated with an...

Blood Tests can Detect Positive Covid-19 Results in 20 Minutes: Study

Australian researchers have been able to detect positive Covid-19 cases using blood samples in about 20 minutes and identify whether someone has contracted the...

Researchers Identify Antibodies that Could Prevent Rare, Polio-Like Disease in Kids

Researchers have identified human antibodies that potentially can prevent a rare but devastating polio-like illness in children linked to a respiratory viral infection. The illness,...

Rise in Biomarker FIB-4 in Blood Can Predict the Risk of Severe Liver Disease

Researchers have found that repeated measurements of the biomarker FIB-4 in human blood every few years can predict the risk of developing severe liver...

Covid-19 Infected Patients’ Blood Can Tell Severity Of Illness

Clinicians can examine Covid-19 patients' blood to identify those at greatest risk of severe illness and to pinpoint those most likely to need a...

Which Factors Can Influence Severity of Covid-19 Outcome?

While knowledge about how Covid-19 impacts different populations is still evolving, research so far has revealed that certain factors like age, diabetes, heart disease,...

Phase 3 Study Evaluating CRS in Covid-19 Patients with Pneumonia

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in the US are studying the effectiveness of an arthritis drug in...

World Blood Donor Day: Covid-19 Strains Blood Supply Around the World

By Simegnish Mengesha, Carol Guensburg Even before the emergence of the new coronavirus, Africa’s blood supply fell short of demand. The pandemic has increased the...

Know About the Importance of Iron in Blood

Iron is an essential mineral for most of organisms. The body cannot make enough healthy red blood cells, if it lacks the required quantity...

Coronavirus Turns Patient’s Cells Into Virus Factories

By Steve Baragona When the COVID-19 virus attacks, it turns the patient's own cells into virus factories. This is the latest health and science research. It starts...

Blood From Recovered COVID-19 Patients Can Help Treat Other Patients

By Steve Baragona Blood from people who have recovered from COVID-19 may help treat or prevent the disease in others. This is a health news. Scientists are...

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Anaemia

BY PUJA GUPTA The most common health ailment among Indian women is anaemia. It means absence of blood and refers to reduction of hemoglobin level...

Harmful Alcohol Consumption May Damage Heart Tissue: Study

A pattern of harmful alcohol consumption, or heavy drinking, increases level of blood biomarkers indicating heart tissue damage, according to a new study. "By measuring...

Low Blood Oxygen Ups Children Risk of Premature Death by Eight Times

Low blood oxygen is more common in sick children than previously thought, and increases their risk of premature death by eight times compared to...

Men with Higher Levels of Hormones in Blood Face Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer

Men with higher levels of testosterone and a growth hormone in their blood are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to...

DNA Sustains More Damage and Gets Fixed Less Often When Blood Sugar Levels are High

Researchers have found that DNA sustains more damage and gets fixed less often when blood sugar levels are high compared to when blood sugar...

Transfusion Medicine: Blood Banks, Donation FAQs, and Benefits

Transfusion medicine deals with the study of blood and its associated components as a part of R&D and treatment in the field of Hematology....

Scientists Working on Blood Test for Diagnostic of Chronic Fatigue

Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition...

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