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Articles about blood

Health
by Dude88
7 years ago
Hemostasis

Blood flows uninterruptedly through the branching vessels of the body. When the walls of these blood vessels break, the body sets in motion hemostasis which stops the exodus of blood and blood components outside the vessels.    Overview   The body is quick to react to signs of bleeding within the body. Hemostasis response...

Health
by godfather25
9 years ago
High blood pressure - natural cures


There are a variety of natural cures for high blood pressure. High blood pressure natural cures can include diets, . Blood pressure gets measured in millimeters of mercury. The systolic pressure is the first number, and the second number is the the...

Health
by Dude88
7 years ago
Transfusion of Red Blood Cells

Overview When there is rapid or substantial blood loss, whole blood transfusions are routine. In some cases, the plasma component of the blood is removed, leaving only the red blood cells. This packed red cell transfusion is preferred when aiming to restore the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood....

Lifestyle
by Tracy S. Morris
7 years ago
What are the Costs of Cord Blood Storage?

The cost of private cord blood banking may seem low compared to your child's first car or first semester of college, but for new parents faced with new expenses such as diapers and formula, it may seem out-of-reach. If you are considering banking your child's cord blood, this article explains what you are purchasing, and examines if the expense is worth it.

Health
by Dr. Jerry Cunningham
6 years ago
Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

This is an article providing information about umbilical cord banking and a little about stem cell research. Parents and donors should read this article and research information to determine if this is right for them.

Technology
by Dude88
7 years ago
The Life-Giving Mechanism Of The Cardiovascular System

The cardiovascular system is the one of the most important body system. The primary organ of this system is the heart which plays a vital role in the continuity of life. The cardiovascular system is needed for us to continue on our activities by pumping blood throughout the body....

Health
by Karbyn
9 years ago
Save Your Own Life With Autologous Blood Donation

Autologous blood transfusion is the safest kind, and eliminates the risk of contracting blood-born illnesses that may have escaped detection when donated blood was tested. Are you having surgery soon? Autologous blood donation provides the safest possible blood for you to have available, in the event you...

Health
by freelancer
8 years ago
Cord blood donation

Article on the importance of cord blood donation.

Health
by DebDavies
10 years ago
About Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)

There are several types-and causes-of hypotension (low blood pressure).

Lifestyle
by Tracy S. Morris
7 years ago
Is Private Cord Blood Banking Right for My Baby and what are Cord Blood Banking Pros and Cons?

Like many parents, you may have picked up a brochure at your OBGYN’s office that describes umbilical cord blood banking. These brochures make it seem as if banking cord blood is one more thing that a responsible parent can do to secure a child’s future.  At $2-3,000 for a setup fee and $1-200 a year afterwards, the fee is lower than your child’s first car or a semester of college. However, before you send in a check, you should know all the pros and cons about banking cord blood.

Health
by onwoc234
7 years ago
L-Arginine: An Amino Acid for Cardiovascular Health

L-Arginine is an amino acid that supports cardiovascular health. The health benefits of l-arginine range from improvement in vascular compliance to prevention of ischemic heart disease; and from lowering high blood pressure to relieving erectile dysfunction. Learn how the effects of l-arginine is mediated through nitric oxide to prevent peripheral artery disease and improve numerous cardiovascular functions.

Health
by pepper0617
9 years ago
Donating Baby Umbilical Cord to a Cord Blood Bank

A chance to save lives through the use of baby's umbilical cord, and there is no risk to the mother, unlike a bone marrow procedure. It contains stem cells which can save lives. Cord blood can only be harvested at birth. Additionally more stem cells can be collected via placenta...

Health
by abang12
9 years ago
Ways to Reduce Your Risks of High Blood Pressure

This article provides information about high blood pressure or hypertension, and gives definite ways to reduce your risks of the disease.

Blood pressure...

Health
by Dude88
7 years ago
Pathway of Blood through the Heart

Overview   Before we had the technology to fully understand the dynamics of the heart, people used to believe that blood moves from the right to the left side by seeping through small pores found in the septum. We now have knowledge that truly heart passages exist but it is not an...

Health
by heanders
9 years ago
Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia: Opposite Sides of the Same Coin

Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are conditions that center on blood sugar (glucose). These conditions are the result of the body not being able to regulate glucose levels properly. Medication may be required if it is not possible to control them with diet. They are both dangerous conditions that could evolve...

Health
by heanders
9 years ago
Herbal Supplement Blood Thinning Hazards

Many people feel that because something is natural, it is automatically safe. Supplements such as ginger are often used as food, or for seasonings. Those who take herbal supplements often overlook that they can have negative side effects. This is especially true for people that take anticoagulant or blood...

Health
by Yindee
6 years ago
Blood Type Diet Baffles Brains but Beats the Bulges

In a magazine review of the most popular diets, case histories demonstrated the different slimming protocols. For the blood type diet I represented blood type O. I wrote a book on this but my most important pointers were ignored.

Health
by victornzekwu
8 years ago
Blood Testing In The Laboratory

The laboratory is one sensitive part of the organization as it is faced with the duty of making valid results available to health sectors (medical centers, hospitals etc) for proper diagnosis and relevant prescription of drugs to patients.

Health
by -Jericho-
10 years ago
How to Maintain Normal Blood Glucose Levels


Glucose is a type of sugar that travels through the bloodstream. When you eat carbohydrate foods it enters your body as glucose. Normal blood glucose levels are determined by insulin and glucagon.

Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas and released into the bloodstream when glucose...

Health
by Embro Deanon
5 years ago
Having a Baby? Seriously Consider Depositing in a Cord Blood Bank Today

Women who are about to give birth should seriously consider depositing their newborn's umbilical cord blood for insurance of their child's future. Umbilical cord stem cells have been shown to be an effective cure for certain illnesses, and are showing promising results for curing more diseases in the future.

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