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Old blood as good as new for patient survival: Study

Using the freshest blood for transfusion may not necessarily improve patients survival rates, Canadian researchers have found.

Know these amazing health benefits of mulberry!

Who doesn't like to eat this tiny and juicy fruit? 

Simple blood test may enhance diagnosis rate of severe liver disease

Using information collected in a liver biopsy study, researchers at Cardiff University have developed a method of determining the onset of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) through the analysis of lipids, metabolites and clinical markers in blood.

Moderate alcohol consumption may increase risk of atrial fibrillation

 Moderate alcohol consumption may change the structure of the heart in ways that increases the risk of atrial fibrillation leading to a stroke, a study suggests.

Eight dental fillings can up mercury levels in blood

Tooth decay is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases worldwide. Dental amalgam -- the fillings used for surface restorations consisting of a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and other metals -- may significantly increase mercury levels in the body, a study has found.

Unknown exposure to second-hand smoke may cause early death

US researchers have identified a new biomarker which revealed that known and unknown exposure to second-hand smoke may lead to an increased risk of mortality in non-smokers.

Revealed – Hypertension is controlled by rice-grain sized carotid!

Scientists at the University of Bristol have found that removing one carotid body from some patients suffering from hypertension can provide immediate and sustained fall in blood pressure. 

UP: CM Akhilesh meets Bulandshahr sisters after their 'blood letter'

Akhilesh Yadav meets teenage girls who wrote letter in their blood and has also assured all the help to the girls.

Hypertension biggest global risk factor for stroke: Study

Hypertension is the single major risk factor for stroke, which is a highly preventable medical condition globally, irrespective of age and sex, reveals a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Blood donation – The noblest way to lose weight!

Donating your blood could mean helps you lose weight as well as reduce your risks for serious illnesses.

World Blood Donor Day: Donate blood, share life!

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on June 14 every year by the people in many countries. The theme of this year's World Blood Donor Day is 'Blood connects us all'.

Five reasons why is it important for you to donate blood!

Giving your blood could mean saves a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components.

Around 2234 Indians infected with HIV after blood transfusion: Report

Around 2234 people in the country have been infected with the deadly disease human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while tranfusing the blood in the past 17 months.

What if you find a `dead man` in your classroom? Hold your breath and watch video

What if you find a `dead man` in your classroom? Hold your breath and watch video

A video has gone viral on YouTube, capturing the hilarious reactions of dance students who find a blood-stained body moving towards them.

Simple at-home test can spot blood clots

Researchers have developed a simple paper-based test that can help patients with blood clotting disorders perform regular tests from the convenience of their homes.

Thalassemia: Five things you must know!

Thalassemia can also cause complications, including iron overload, bone deformities, and cardiovascular illness.

Higher the vitamin D levels, lower the cancer risk

Optimizing your vitamin D levels may help you prevent risk of developing cancer, according to a recent study.

Now, save lives through your personal blood account!

To ensure easy supply of blood during emergencies, you can now create a personal blood account.  

Soon, drugs to halt accelerated onset of diabetic eye disease

A team of researchers has identified a candidate biomarker of accelerated onset diabetic retinopathy, bringing new therapies closer to reality.