News tagged with haemoglobin

How Archaea might find their food

The microorganism Methanosarcina acetivorans lives off everything it can metabolize into methane. How it finds its sources of energy, is not yet clear. Scientists at the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum together with colleagues from ...

dateJun 10, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Gene therapy success for anaemia patient

In a rare success for the much-headlined vision of gene therapy, scientists said on Wednesday they had corrected flawed DNA in an 18-year-old man suffering from a debilitating form of anaemia.

dateSep 15, 2010 in Genetics
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Common gene variant found to regulate iron levels

( -- An international research team including researchers at UQ's Diamantina Institute and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research has identified a new variant of a gene that helps to regulate iron and haemoglobin ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Genetics
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Diabetes support -- actions speak louder than words

For physicians treating patients with diabetes, practical support is important in improving glycemic control. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health found that setting goals and pro-active follow-up ...

dateSep 28, 2009 in Health
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