New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more

Hilary Mantell’s art was imbued with her pain

“As soon as the Queen is beheaded, he walks away. A sharp pain in appetite reminds him that it is time for a second breakfast, or perhaps an early dinner.” These are the first two sentences of mirror and light, the third volume of Hilary Mantel’s trilogy on the life of Thomas Cromwell and the … Read more

The new catheter leads to a significant reduction in pulmonary artery obstruction

A device known as Al-Bashir™ Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University report that angioplasty significantly reduces the size of blood clots present in the pulmonary arteries, which leads to improved heart function in patients with pulmonary embolism. Innovation session at the 2022 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference in Boston. The … Read more

Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI Partner to Improve Thalassemia Screening in Azerbaijan

day 6The tenth In September 2022, the Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI held a virtual signing ceremony for the conclusion of a cooperation agreement. The partnership aims to improve thalassemia screening in Azerbaijan through genetic technology. In early 2021, on the occasion of the Declaration of “Prevention and Control of Global Hemoglobinopathies”, the BGI Poverty … Read more

Raise awareness of sepsis with FEAT SEARCH FOR sepsis

Please, can you introduce yourself and tell us more about the sepsis research feature and the history behind the organization? I’m Colin Graham, COO of Sepsis Research FEAT. Our charity was founded in 2013 by Craig Stupow after he lost his wife, Dr. Fiona Elizabeth Agnew, and their unborn daughter, Isla, to sepsis in August … Read more