Tag Archives: blood

New Blood Markers May Reveal Heart Attack in Chest Pain Patients, Find Researchers

Washington, April 23: A new study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine identified telltale markers in the blood of heart attack patients that distinguished them from patients suffering chest pain with other causes. The researchers hope that the results will lead to new diagnostic tests for heart attacks. If you have ever… Read More »

Dr Amir reveals how many days should pass after jab before blood clotting symptoms appear

The national temperature should have been cooled yesterday following MHRA’s conclusion that AstraZeneca vaccine-linked blood clots are extremely rare. Despite attempts to allay fears, many people getting the vaccine will be worried. Speaking on Good Morning Britain (GMB), Dr Amir Khan highlighted the telltale signs the vaccine is causing a clot. “If symptoms resolve after… Read More »

AstraZeneca vaccine: Will UK suspend AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot fears?

However, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday there is no indication the vaccine has caused these symptoms. The EMA said in a statement: “There is currently no indication that vaccination has caused these conditions, which are not listed as side effects with this vaccine. “The vaccine’s benefits continue to outweigh its risks and… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »