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A photothermal optical sensor enables measurement of hemoglobin concentration in unprocessed, nanoliter blood sample

Examining blood sample is like looking over the index of a book on the health of humans. For example, measuring cholesterol concentration in blood enables detection of hyperlipidemia, which is related to pancreatitis and cardiovascular disease, and

Fragments of erythrocyte membranes are not only able to stop the bleeding, but also are able to prevent the spread of thrombosis

Red blood cells (RBCs), also called erythrocytes, are the most common type of blood cell and principal means of delivering oxygen to body tissues. Human erythrocytes develop from stem cells into mature erythrocytes in about 7 days. When matured, in a healthy individual these

Heated red blood cells shed vesicles to indicate distress

When a human or animal are exposed to elevated temperature, the body temperature rises. A small increase in the body temperature may result in health problems that include a headache, dizziness, or fainting. Red blood cells are