blood

University of York researchers awarded £22m to investigate blood cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Apr, 2022
by Alex Muller

Blood cancer is when the body's normal process of producing blood cells does not take place.

Blood tests can detect persistent lung cancer, according to Cambridge University researchers

Posted in Medicine on 26th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

'By trying to develop a blood test to help doctors predict whether a lung cancer might come back or not, we will increase the chance of curing more people.'

Aspirin has long been prescribed to prevent heart attacks. Now experts say it shouldn't.

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

The side effects are not worth the potential benefits, especially for older adults.

Next-Generation Total Artificial Heart Successfully Transplanted into First US Patient

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 4th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

Embedded sensors automatically adapt blood flow to a person’s needs in any given moment; if, for example, they’re exercising, blood flow will increase. It's this aspect that has earned the Carmat heart the designation of 'next-generation'

23andMe’s Huge Covid-19 Study Draws Links Between the Virus and Our Genetics

Posted in Medicine on 4th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

The blood link to Covid-19 susceptibility is intriguing, but doesn’t change treatments.