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Engineered Skin Cells Control Type 2 Diabetes in Mice: Study

August 03, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. 'Therapeutic skin grafts' might someday treat multiple diseases, researchers say By Amy Norton
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Blood Shortage Prompts Call for Donations

July 06, 2017 American Red Cross says declines seen in summer leading to dangerously low supply

Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis

June 30, 2017 Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study

June 15, 2017 1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

It’s Snakes to the Rescue for Heart Patients

June 08, 2017 Venom from one slithery serpent might be source of a better blood thinner, early research suggests

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure

May 25, 2017 Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty

May 17, 2017 But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds

May 16, 2017 Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

Iron Pills No Help for Certain Type of Heart Failure

May 16, 2017 High-dose supplements failed to improve exercise capacity, study says

Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

May 12, 2017 Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting

April 24, 2017 Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says

For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart

April 03, 2017 Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor

March 24, 2017 Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer’s Return, Even Before Scans

March 20, 2017 Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

Stent Patients Face Higher Risk of Death After Bleeding, Clots

March 15, 2017 Prolonged treatment to prevent clots may increase bleeding risk in some patients, researchers warn

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study

March 14, 2017 More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy