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Tests and markers in hemolysis

Direct and Indirect Coombs test:

Their use is to detect antibodies that BIND to the surface of red blood cells (RBC).

Basic principle:

     Anti-Human Globulins (AHG) are mixed with the patient’s RBCs. 347 more words


Episode 13: Hemochromatosis - A few reasons iron supplements are not candy

“Feeling tired? You might have anaemia! Try our iron supplements to make you feel better.” Says an ad campaign.

Well, too much iron can be detrimental too! 84 more words


1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA

Article Source BBC.

A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said.

Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow’s stomach. 346 more words


Anita L. Merrill

Title: Chief Medical Technologist (Retired)

Company: The University of Georgia

Location: Tifton, GA

Always interested in science, Anita L. Merrill was persuaded by a friend to enter the medical technology field. 163 more words


Commonly Misused Psychology Terms

Dr. Simon 16 May 2014

How we see things really matters. And how we label behaviors is important, too. Knowledge is power. But to be fully empowered you have to understand what’s really going on and how to appropriately interpret and label various behaviors. 24 more words

Human Nature?

Midterms: Check!

This past week took me for all I had. For many it was a calm week before Easter break, but for me and several others, it was quite the opposite. 761 more words


Discussing Gut and Psychology Syndrome . . .

Discussing Gut and Psychology Syndrome – Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Depression, Breast Feeding, Vaccines & more…

There is also a book if interested.

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride set up The Cambridge Nutrition Clinic in 1998. 198 more words