- The pause on the Johnson & Johnson Covid 19 vaccine should last days, not weeks, according to CDC and FDA officials.
- Following 6 cases of dangerous blood clots in women who received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, the FDA has called for a temporary halt and is convening the Advisory Committee on...
- Researchers have identified the genetic mutation they believe helped contribute to vampire myths of the past.
- Immunotherapy was highly effective at treating multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, in a recent clinical trial.
- A new study has found that high platelet count may be an early indicator of cancer; the discovery could save lives through earlier cancer diagnosis.
- Two new studies suggest we are well on the way to creating a limitless supply of artificial blood.
- The five things to ask your doctor about blood test results.
- Researchers in England have succeeded in growing human blood in a lab setting, using stem cells. However, the method is not yet perfected, and does not replace the need for traditional blood donations.
- Researchers in China develop paper strip test that can determine your blood type in just 30 seconds.
- A new experimental gene therapy drug has cured a third of seriously ill lymphoma patients involved in a clinical trial. However, the same drug may also have killed two volunteers. More research is needed.
- Can you have tired blood? New study has figured out the key to keeping blood young, a finding that could prevent disease in elderly individuals.
- A man and his daughter shared a rare genetic mutation that gave her anemia, but he was healthy — because he smoked cigarettes. Nicotine also benefits patients with schizophrenia and Parkinson's...
Hematology is the branch of biology physiology, internal medicine, pathology, clinical laboratory work, and pediatrics that is concerned with the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases. Blood diseases affect the production of blood and its components, such as blood cells, hemoglobin, blood proteins, the mechanism of coagulation, etc.