Tag Archives: Blood

Blood Type Might Raise Odds for Certain Health Conditions

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Certain blood types may increase a person’s risk of different health problems, a new study suggests. The research confirms some previous findings and reveals new links between blood types and diseases, according to the authors of the study published April 27 in the journal… Read More »

Coronavirus: Pfizer’s Covid vaccine is linked to MORE blood clots than AstraZeneca’s in the UK

Pfizer’s Covid vaccine is linked to MORE blood clots than AstraZeneca’s – so why isn’t the EU banning it? Hypocrisy of European nations revealed as Italy admits decision was ‘POLITICAL’ Regulator and scientists insist the clots are appearing in average numbers and are not linked to the vaccines By now 14 countries in Europe have… Read More »

Sticky blood heart attacks

Sticky blood heart attacks Dr Nic Cox talks about new research that shows that within 10 minutes of inhaling cigarette smoke, your blood becomes sticky, increasing your risk of heart attack. EVIN Flesh-eating skin infection found in inner Melbourne for the first time 1:21 What is encephalitis? 1:00 Reality star ‘too old’ for work: 31… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay

News Consumer News How to Keep High Blood Pressure at Bay SATURDAY, Oct. 17, 2020 — To mark World Hypertension Day this Saturday, the American Heart Association offers advice on how to lower and control your blood pressure. High blood pressure affects nearly half of American adults, and three-quarters of those with high blood pressure… Read More »