Just a couple of drops of your blood can tell a lot about the condition of your heart, liver or kidneys: A liquid biopsy can detect tumor cells in patients with certain types of cancer: Blood even has healing powers.
Can cigarette smokers donate blood? Am I going to pass out? Can I drink booze afterwards? Should I eat beforehand? Am I old enough? Here's everything you ever wanted to know about blood donation on World Blood Donor Day.
Breast cancer kills more women globally than any other cancer. Doctors in Germany say they've now developed a new test that can accurately detect cancer in the blood.
The future isn't far off, according to US researchers: doctors will soon be able to detect cancer and locate tumor cells just by examining one blood sample. But is this new screening method as good as it sounds?
In an effort to lower the prevalence rate of the virus and prevent mother-to-child transmissions, Cameroon will launch a program that provides expectant mothers in northern regions of the country with HIV testing.
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