Tag Archives: Blood

This titanium super-material creates perfect spheres of blood, plasma, and water

Implanted medical devices like stents, catheters, and titanium rods are essential, life-saving tools for patients around the world.
Still, having a foreign object in the human body does pose its own risks – chiefly, having the body reject the object or increasing the risk of dangerous blood clots. 

Scientists unlock the mystery of blood clot deaths in cancer patients

A new study conducted by New Zealand scientists have solved the mystery of why many cancer patients die of blood clots while undergoing chemotherapy.
In the study by University of Otago researchers that came out on Wednesday said, chemotherapy stimulates release of tiny bubbles from the surface of cancer cells, as reported in Xinhua news.

Study Finds Blood From Vegans Is More Protective Against Cancer

By now many people are becoming aware of the potential health benefits of adopting a vegan or plant-based diet. These diets in particular have been shown to lower “bad” cholesterol and even reverse symptoms of type 2 diabetes. That alone is quite impressive, but some studies have shown that a vegan diet is  more protective against cancer than a conventional meat eating one.