Hemoglobin

World Thalassemia Day 2017: Know the position of the disorder in India

World Thalassemia Day 2017: Know the position of the disorder in India

India, considered to be the capital of thalassaemia, sees some 10,000 children born with the condition every year.

May 08, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Scientists create better blood sugar test for diabetes

 US researchers have developed a more precise method for estimating average blood sugar levels that can cut diagnostic errors by more than 50 percent compared to the current widely used but sometimes inaccurate test.

Oct 07, 2016, 00:55 AM IST

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.

Jul 16, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

World Thalassemia Day 2015: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

Irengbam Jenny

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

May 07, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

Potential mode of parasite drug resistance in malaria infection uncovered

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

May 05, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Know why passion fruit is good for health!

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

Mar 12, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

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.

May 08, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2013, 19:07 PM IST

Artificial blood substitute developed

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

Nov 10, 2013, 20:23 PM IST

`Fresher` blood donations better for recipients

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

Nov 03, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

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.

Aug 26, 2012, 14:02 PM IST

How sickle-cell anaemia mutes severe malaria

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

Nov 19, 2011, 15:14 PM IST

Mathematical model of RBC`s life cycle developed

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

Nov 13, 2010, 15:13 PM IST

Mathematical model of RBC`s life cycle developed

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

Nov 13, 2010, 00:00 AM IST