Blood test identifies key Alzheimer’s marker

Credit: Washington University School of Medicine A new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that measures of amyloid beta in the blood … Continue reading Blood test identifies key Alzheimer’s marker

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Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells Produced at Last

After 20 years of trying, scientists have transformed mature cells into primordial blood cells that regenerate themselves and the components of blood. The work, described today in Nature, offers hope to … Continue reading Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells Produced at Last

Your Blood Type Could Be Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke

New research has found a link between having a non-O blood type and an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. An analysis of more than 1.3 million people found … Continue reading Your Blood Type Could Be Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke

Human Umbilical Blood Has Regenerated the Brains of Elderly Mice

We swear this isn’t science fiction. Researchers have regenerated the memories and learning abilities of elderly mice by injecting their brains with proteins taken from human umbilical cord blood. The … Continue reading Human Umbilical Blood Has Regenerated the Brains of Elderly Mice