A research team lead by Assistant Professor Rajesh Chandramohanadas at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is now able to explain this fascinating biological phenomenon. The mystery behind the red blood cell maturation solved through quantitative profiling of protein composition and imaging
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According to National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), Chronic Kidney disease (CKD) affects 1 in 7 people in the United States. People with CKD have a very high-risk of cardiovascular disease leading to kidney failure.
Researchers from New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) investigating the catabolic effect of parathyroid hormone (PTH) in hyperparathyroidism (HPT) showed, for the first time, that monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) is required for catabolic responses to PTH. HTP is a condition in which an abnormally high concentration of PTH in the blood accelerates bone loss. The study was published in the Scientific Reports.
According to a new study presented at the American Society of Haematology annual meeting, increasing physical activity helps lymphoma patients live longer. Previous studies reported that although the lymphoma patients were advised to do exercise, an impact of physical activity on them was not identified. To investigate, the researchers enrolled lymphoma patients (n=4,087) within nine months of diagnosis.
A two-year eye health study led by researchers from Nutrition Research Centre Ireland (NRCI) revealed that dietary supplements could improve vision among people suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of sight loss. The study published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS).
As a result of the first large-scale study of cocaine users, a rapid and highly sensitive fingerprint test had been developed that could confirm the use of Class A drugs especially cocaine, the study featured in Clinical Chemistry .
The researchers found that the patients diagnosed with high levels of immune suppressor enzyme have a short life-span. According to the findings published in the Nature Journal Scientific Reports, an indoleamine 2, 3 dioxygenase (IDO) inhibitor along with the standard therapy could be beneficial.