Gagandeep Singh Chandok is like any other young man. He works for an MNC in Bangalore and has had a professional career spanning almost 10 years. He enjoys movies, music, hanging out with friends, traveling and exploring new places. One may imagine this is a perfect life. However, one particular thing in Gagandeep''s life sets him apart from his peers. He has to travel to the blood bank every 15 days to get 2 units of blood transfusion.
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that could occur in patients with psoriasis. The patients were found to show a significant reduction in symptoms like swelling and joint tenderness while using a new drug, finds a phase 3 clinical trial from Stanford University Medical Center.
Storing a drop of blood on a filter paper could be considerably easier than the present-day resource-consuming method that uses frozen blood samples in plastic tubes, finds a new study from the Uppsala University. The research team has successfully measured around 92 different proteins in millimetre-sized circles that could be punched out of dried samples.