Haemoglobin can also bond with glucose in the bloodstream, which results in glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c). HbA1c remains in the RBCs for 8 to 12 weeks, for the lifetime of the red blood cell, as the bond is irreversible and so is good for diagnosing and monitoring diabetes.
A new study has shown that taking high-dose vitamin B supplements over a long period is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer among men.
A new longitudinal study conducted at the University of Virginia suggests that the kind of peer relationships that a youth chooses during high school makes a difference to their mental health across young adulthood.
We imagine a world where mobility is never an impairment: a world where limitations to natural movement caused by injury, disorder or disability are restored and where boundaries to human performance can be broken.
Scientists from the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant woman’s immune system so that the virus can spread and increase the chance of harming an unborn baby.
Study shows role of exhausted regulatory T cells in allergic reactions
Common obesity and diabetes drug could be used as novel way to lower brain pressure
Variations in ancient mitochondrial DNA may play key role in predisposition to ASD
New guidelines offer recommendations to identify, treat high blood pressure in children and teens
Reducing nicotine content in cigarettes may help decrease addiction, research suggests
Fewer disease-carrying mosquitoes live in undisturbed tropical forests, study finds
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The brain is very plastic, which means that the brain is able to adapt to new signals. In the case of bionic vision restoration, the photoreceptors have died, the brain is not receiving anything biologically, and you are going to then send something which is artificial, prosthetic, and has been created outside the body.
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