Detecting Anaemia

Detecting Anaemia

A team of researchers from the University of Washington have developed an app that would analyse the condition of a patient’s blood. The HemaApp is an app that gives medical professionals a way to see if patients have ...
World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day

Even a single unit of blood saves lives World Blood Donor Day falls on the 14th of June every year. This is the birthday anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, a great Nobel Prize-winning scientist, who discovered the ABO bloo...
Blood disorder

It’s In Your blood

Your blood plays a critical role in your overall health and well-being. This detailed guide will help you identify blood disorders so you can get the right treatment if you need it. Human blood is made up of red blood ce...
Your blood, your food

Your Blood, Your Food

Can eating according to your blood type have a positive impact on your health? Naturopathy is a profession that combines modern science with traditional healing methods. Certified naturopath, and New York Times best-sell...
Flow of Life

Flow of life

How much do you know about the life-giving red fluid that flows through your body? Every living being requires blood to survive. Humans have about five to six litres of blood flowing through our veins and arteries. Your ...
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Aids is A Syndrome, Not a Disease.

AIDS is not the death sentence it once was. In conjunction with World AIDS Day, here are the essential facts and figures on HIV and AIDS. World AIDS Day falls on the 1st of December, this year. The running theme for 2011...
thalassaemia

Thalassaemia: Are You a Carrier?

Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder. It instigates the production of abnormal red blood cells in your body, which leads to less or fewer red blood cells. This can cause a host of health complications if left untr...
Boost Your Blood Circulation

Boost Your Blood Circulation

Thanks to long hours chained to desks and cars due to traffic jams, many of us end up becoming one with our couches once we finally get home, then drag our tired behinds to bed and repeat it all over again the next day. ...
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A Rare Blood Disorder

By Edeline Anne Goh Myleofibrosis (MF) is a rare blood disorder. It develops slowly and a patient may not experience any symptoms in the early stages. Both men and women are equally likely to contract MF but it is usuall...