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Watch out for trick-or-skeeters this Halloween. US researchers might have discovered the real reason why mosquitoes crave our blood so much — because it tastes like candy to them. “We think the...

Human blood tastes like SALTED CARAMEL to mosquitoes – but an oral drug could disguise the flavour and make us less tempting to bite US scientists say human blood tastes a ‘little salty and...

‘Vaccine against trauma death’: Injecting a drug that promotes blood clotting at the scene of the injury could save thousands of accident victims’ lives Tranexamic acid is a drug currently...

Chrissy Teigen has undergone a second blood transfusion as she continues receiving hospital treatment for her pregnancy bleeding.  The 34-year-old model, who is expecting her third child with husband...

Facebook launches blood donation feature in the UK to help the NHS recruit new donors in parts of the country where supplies are short Facebook has partnered the NHS to make blood donation easy for young...

Blood transfusions could protect stroke patients from brain damage, mouse trial shows Experts from the West Virginia University in the US induced strokes in male mice Seven hours later, each of the mice...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given emergency authorisation for the use of plasma to treat coronavirus patients. The technique uses antibody-rich blood plasma from people who’ve...

Blood test that spots signs of brain damage in babies could help their recovery and reduce the risk of epilepsy and cerebral palsy 855 genes undergo changes in babies that have impaired neurological function  These...

Blood test can detect five types of cancer FOUR YEARS before symptoms appear — including tumours in the lungs and liver PanSeer test can detect stomach, oesophagus, bowel, lung and liver cancer Their...

BRITAIN has been hit by a plague of blood-sucking horseflies that are thriving in the lockdown heatwave. The vicious bugs are targeting those taking advantage of the warm weather and lockdown easing as...

Groundbreaking finger-prick cancer test is TEN TIMES more sensitive than current methods and could identify patients that are likely to relapse Cancer patients could soon get accurate home blood tests...

Meet the antibody superman…Blood plasma from survivors could help other virus patients — and no one has more corona-fighting super powers than this British doctor Nicknamed the ‘antibody...

Simple blood test could identify people at greater risk of developing cancer by detecting whether they have abnormally small red blood cells Microcytosis is linked to genetic conditions that impact blood’s...

Hundreds of NHS coronavirus patients are to be treated with the blood plasma of virus survivors as part of trial into the promising therapy at St Thomas’ hospital Hope is antibodies in recovered...

Coronavirus stroke warning: Covid-19 may cause increased blood clotting and raise the risk of blood vessel blockages in the brain, study shows Researchers examined six stroke patients all with confirmed...

Coronavirus is causing blood clots and sudden strokes in otherwise healthy patients in their 30s and 40s, doctors report Strokes are caused when a blood clot reaches the brain, destroying the cells A...