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What is multiple myeloma?

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Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer involving the plasma cells of the blood.  Under normal conditions, plasma cells are responsible for the production of white blood cells that support the body’s immune system.  If&hellip

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What is Ixempra drug?

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Ixempra is a brand of drug that contains the active ingredient ixabepilone. This particular drug is typically administered intravenously for patients undergoing breast cancer treatment or therapy. The basic action of Ixempra is to cause&hellip

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What is euvolemic hyponatremia?

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Hyponatremia refers to a condition wherein there is an electrolyte imbalance in the body particularly the imbalance between sodium and water.  Generally speaking, hyponatremia points to lower than normal sodium levels in the blood. This&hellip

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What is CSL Plasma?

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CSL Plasma is an organization involved in plasma collection for research and bio therapeutic purposes. It works as a subsidiary of CSL Behring which specializes in the creation of possible treatments for rare medical diseases.&hellip

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Facts about Leukemia

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Leukemia affects millions of people every year; those who are diagnosed with the disease and their loved ones. With a short life-expectancy in many cases, this killer cancer occurs in both children and adults. There&hellip

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What is LVEF?

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LVEF or Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction refers to the fraction or percentage of blood that is pumped out by the left ventricles in the heart.  In terms of heart function, the left ventricles are responsible&hellip

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What is MCH test?

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MCH test refers to a blood test to know the levels of Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the part of the blood that carries oxygen with it and it is important to have this monitored&hellip

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Facts About Sickle Cell Anemia

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Sickle cell disease refers to the red blood cells manufactured by the body in the form of crescent-shaped sickles caused by abnormal hemoglobin. Sickle cell anemia is the most common form of the sickle cell&hellip

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What is a CMV infection?

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What is a CMV infection? ‘CMV infection’ refers to an infection with the cytomegalovirus.  This particular virus is considered a common virus and doesn’t present any harm to healthy individuals.  There is some cause for&hellip

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What is Listeriosis?

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What is Listeriosis? Listeriosis is a type of infection or food-poisoning that is caused by the bacteria called “Listeria monocytogenes”.  For most healthy people, infection from this bacterium may not cause serious symptoms since the&hellip

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