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Got blood!

Blood has been recognized as a life giving force from time immemorial. The first recorded attempt at human to human transfusion was recorded in 1492 when Pope Innocent VII succumbed in an attempt at a transfusion. Successful

Osteoporosis and erythroid cells: is there a connection?

The skeleton is an extraordinary structure paramount not only for our movement but for multiple other functions as well. Bones are dynamic organs that continuously remodel through life in a process where mature bone is removed by

How hepcidin, the main hormone regulating iron in the body, is itself regulated in β-thalassemia

To understand how things work normally, scientists often explore diseases and through understanding how things go awry, piece together the normal orchestra of normal bodily functions. In that way, scientists at New York Blood Center recently gained