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 Immunization Practices (ACIP) to investigate. The agency also is issuing a health warning to women regarding the vaccine. It reads as follows: 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.
Scientists Coax Stem Cells Into Functional Red Blood Cells, Taking Us Closer To Limitless Artificial Blood
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.
Scientists Create Red Blood Cells In Lab Using Stem Cells, Moving Us Closer To Artificial Blood For Transplants
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.
Test For Blood Type: Paper Strip Device Determines Type In Just 30 Seconds, Has Potential To Save More Lives
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.