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Anemia is a condition in which the red blood cell count or hemoglobin is less than normal.
A recent review listed out the causes, risk factors, complications and treatment of anemia in children with chronic kidney disease.
Aplastic anemia (AA) is a term that refers to a condition where the body fails to produce enough blood cells.
Combo of heartburn drugs and Blood thinners after a heart attack could be lethal as per a recent study.
Bleeding disorder is an acquired or an inherited condition, which is characterized by excessive bleeding in the persons affected by the problem.
Lisa Ray uses her celebrity status to blog about her cancer to raise public awareness on Multiple Myeloma.
A review of literature was carried out to evaluate the effect of retinoids in preventing skin cancer in transplant patients.
Chronic granulomatous disease is an inherited disorder in which immune system cells called phagocytes malfunction. It is also characterised by WBCs that cannot produce activated O2 compounds.
Bone marrow transplant was first done successfully in 1968. The surgical procedure is required for treating those suffering from leukemia, aplastic anemia, Hodgkin’s disease.
WHO sponsored Research Into Global Hazards of Travel (WRIGHT) Project has discovered that the DVT risks approximately doubles after a long-distance flight.
Medindia Special report underlines the importance of early breast cancer detection and the influence of celebrities over the same.
Medindia lists down the support groups for hemophilia. Support groups are an excellent way to bind with other patients, family members and friends dealing with hemophilia.
Meet the ‘patient’ leader who reaches out to fellow hemophiliacs on World Hemophilia Day 2011 with the message that it is possible to lead a successful life with hemophilia, the bleeding disorder.
The foam injections are basically polyurethane polymer which when injected in the abdominal cavity transiently prevents internal hemorrhaging of battle wounds and other injuries.
An anticancer regimen containing lenalidomide along with maintenance treatment with lenalidomide appears to be effective in treating multiple myeloma.
The symptoms of leucopenia include infections, fatigue, sleepiness, fever and headache.
Multiple Myeloma caught public attention when model turned actress Lisa Ray, who worked in Deepa Mehta’s ‘Water’ , declared that she had the incurable Multiple Myeloma.
Ferriprox (deferiprone), an oral drug has been approved for treating thalassemia patients with excess iron due to blood transfusions.
Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy is a non -surgical mode of treatment wherein a patient’s own platelets are used to repair tissue damage.
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a complication of sickle cell disease. A study carried out to evaluate the prevalence of PH in patients with sickle cell disease.
Venous thromboembolism is the formation of blood clot in the deep veins of the body such as in legs. It can be cured by aspirin administration. Aspirin is a potent pain killer.
A genetic blood disorder caused by the formation of distorted or ‘sickled’ red blood cells.
Onion inhibits the blood platelets from clogging together and forming a thrombus, which may be harmful to the human body. Steam cooking, on the other hand, reverses this action of the onion.
Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general info about Cord Blood
Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general info about Stem Cells
von Willebrand''s Disease (vWD) is an autosomal dominant inherited bleeding disorder that occurs from birth and affects both sexes.
'World Blood Donor Day' is celebrated on 14th June universally and provides a perfect opportunity to thank all the voluntary blood donors of the world.
World Blood Donor Day 2009 aims at “100% voluntary, non-remunerated donation of blood and blood components.”
World Health Organization (WHO) had chosen 14th June as World Blood Donor Day to recognize and appreciate millions of blood donors who save other lives.
The theme this year’s is “New Blood for the World” and it aims to motivate young people to become blood donors.
Hemophilia, earlier known as the ‘disease of the kings’ is a hereditary bleeding disorder that occurs due to lack of certain clotting factors.
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