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Study ties blood type to COVID-19 risk; O may help, A hurt

Study ties blood type to COVID-19 risk; O may help, A hurt

Study ties blood type to COVID-19 risk; O may help, A hurt Study ties blood type to COVID-19 risk; O may help, A hurt In this June 12, 2020, file photo, a health worker draws blood for COVID-19 antibody testing in Dearborn, Mich. A genetic analysis of COVID-19 patients published …

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    Simple blood test could one day diagnose motor neurone disease

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    Simple blood test could one day diagnose motor neurone disease Simple blood test could one day diagnose motor neurone disease Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists at the University of Sussex have identified a potential pattern within blood which signals the presence of motor neuron disease; a discovery which could significantly …

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      Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth

      Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth

      Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth Transient increase in blood pressure promotes some blood vessel growth A new mechanism discovered which may stimulate blood vessels’ inner liner. The finding may lead to therapeutics that could cut vessels off from tumors or help rebuild vessels in degenerative …

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        ‘Lab-on-a-chip’ blood test could spot breast cancer early

        'Lab-on-a-chip' blood test could spot breast cancer early

        ‘Lab-on-a-chip’ blood test could spot breast cancer early ‘Lab-on-a-chip’ blood test could spot breast cancer early An image of one of the micropatterns tested on the EV-CLUE chip. Credit: P. Zhang et al., Science Translational Medicine (2020) A cutting-edge “lab-on-a-chip” has shown promise in detecting early breast cancers and tumors …

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          Thromboelastography can predict blood clots in COVID-19

          Thromboelastography can predict blood clots in COVID-19

          Thromboelastography can predict blood clots in COVID-19 Thromboelastography can predict blood clots in COVID-19 (HealthDay)—Hypercoagulable thromboelastography (TEG) can predict thrombotic events in patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU), according to a research letter published online June 5 in JAMA Network Open. Jared Robert Mortus, M.D., from the …

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