Dry fruits, nuts in your daily diet can keep diseases at bay!

It is a known fact that dry fruits and nuts are packed with essential nutrients. Though available in small packages, they are an abundant source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Right from skin benefits to medicinal benefits, dry fruits and nuts give you every reason to include them in your diet.

World Thalassemia Day 2015: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

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World Thalassemia Day is celebrated on 8th of May every year around the world.

Potential mode of parasite drug resistance in malaria infection uncovered

Scientists have uncovered a potential mode of parasite drug resistance in malaria infection.

Know why passion fruit is good for health!

Passion fruit which is an aromatic fruit has sweet and tangy flavour.

World Thalassemia Day: How can it be prevented?

Do you know what Thalassemia is? It is a genetic blood disorder caused by the weakening and destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anemia.

New affordable way to stabilize haemoglobin discovered

A research team has found a way to stabilize hemoglobin, the oxygen carrier protein in the blood, a discovery that could lead to the development of stable vaccines and affordable artificial blood substitutes.

Artificial blood substitute developed

Scientists have created an artificial blood substitute with a protein extracted from marine worms, rather than based on synthetic hemoglobins.

`Fresher` blood donations better for recipients

Some researchers are advocating for a modernized blood management system to potentially reduce patient complications.

Low levels of vitamin D raise anemia risk in kids

A new study has revealed that low levels of vitamin D may increase a child`s risk of anemia.

Passive smoking can increase platelet activation in the blood

Passive smoking can increase platelet activation in healthy people leading to formation of blood clots which can damage many organs including the kidneys, heart and brain.

How sickle-cell anaemia mutes severe malaria

A degradation product of the altered hemoglobin provides protection from severe malaria.

Mathematical model of RBC`s life cycle developed

Scientists developed a mathematical model reflecting how RBCs changes during their lifespan.

Mathematical model of RBC`s life cycle developed

Scientists developed a mathematical model reflecting how RBCs changes during their lifespan.