Female adolescent blood donors are more likely to have low iron stores and iron deficiency anemia than adult female blood donors and nondonors, which could have significant negative consequences on their developing brains, a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests. Based on these findings, the authors propose a variety of measures that could help this vulnerable population.
Study: Adolescent female blood donors at risk for iron deficiency
A new map of newborn babies' brains offers details of structure that will provide a new reference for researchers studying both typical brain development and neurological disorders.
Mapping brain circuits in newborns may aid early detection of autism
High blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could reduce your chances of developing deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by regularly taking supplements. These are the best capsules to avoiding high blood pressure.
Early diagnoses of high blood pressure crucial
A new rapid test for earlier diagnosis of sepsis has been developed by Scotland’s University of Strathclyde researchers, which they say could save thousands of lives.
New sepsis test could save thousands of lives'
To increase access and strengthen the capacity of emergency lifesaving health care services focusing on outbreak response for epidemic-prone and vaccine-preventable diseases, World Health Organization (WHO) has been procuring, storing and distributing medical emergency kits to support humanitarian response in South Sudan.
WHO provides lifesaving health care services to displaced population
Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the symptoms such as movement problems and memory loss of Parkinson's disease (PD), researchers said.
Researchers developing new therapy to treat Parkinson's disease
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a combination of immune checkpoint blockade and targeted therapies that block normal DNA damage repair (DDR) achieved significant tumor regression in mouse models of small cell lung cancer (SCLC), suggesting a promising new approach for treating patients with this aggressive cancer.
Preclinical research finds new approach to treating aggressive cancer
Japan's health ministry approved Monday the world's first clinical test in which artificially derived stem cells will be used to treat patients with spinal cord injuries.
Japan OKs test using iPS cells to treat spinal cord injuries
China will establish a national collaborative network of hospitals for rare disease diagnosis and treatment to promote the early detection and effective treatment of such diseases, according to a decision by the National Health Commission (NHC).
China to establish collaboration network for rare disease diagnosis, treatment
Besides treating heart disease, cholesterol-lowering drugs statins can also be used to prevent the development of a neurodegenerative disease, found a study.
Study: Statins can prevent development of neurological disorder

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