blood disease


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blood disease a disease or disorder of the blood
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In literature:

Small-pox does not vitiate the blood of a people; this disease does.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
Diseases of the chest are generally confined to heart, lungs, pleura, the pericardium, mediastium, blood vessels, with nerves and lymphatics.
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
The other serious venereal disease, syphilis, infects the blood and therewith all parts of the body.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
These blood-cells are the "guardian-cells" of the body, and their duty is to destroy disease germs which may gain an entrance.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
Suppose there is an infection, an invasion of the blood and tissues by one or other disease-causing microbe.
"More Science From an Easy Chair" by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
It is very heating to the blood, for when there are plenty of durians the people always suffer more from boils and skin disease than usual.
"Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak" by Harriette McDougall
The poisons formed in the blood by germs in acute diseases are among the most common sources of headache.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
It drives away disease and the craving for stimulants, it gives you pure blood and a desire for the really simple life.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
So much for the characteristics of leukaemic blood, upon which the diagnosis of the disease is made.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
Sugar may also be found in the blood, saliva, tears, and in almost all the excretions of persons suffering from this disease.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various

In poetry:

Sin, like a venomous disease,
Infects our vital blood;
The only balm is sovereign grace,
And the physician, God.
"Hymn 153" by Isaac Watts
And see! for ages have we dragg'd our long disease
o'er many a hideous street and mouldering sepulchres,
till not a capital of towers and blacken'd trees
but reeks with taint of us, drips with our blood and tears.
""The yellow gas is fired from street to street. ."" by Christopher Brennan
Dark, heinous spells of uncountable centuries.
Woven into rich silk and precious brocades
being sold in every corner, bodies,
covered in dirt, drenched in blood.
Bodies, burning in hot ovens of disease
Pus seeping from open, lacerating wounds.
""Dont ask me for the same love, my sweetheart"" by Faiz Ahmed Faiz

In news:

In THE BLOOD SUGAR SOLUTION, Dr Mark Hyman reveals that the secret solution to losing weight and preventing not just diabetes but also heart disease, stroke, dementia, and cancer is balanced insulin levels.
It requires protective gear for workers exposed to blood-borne diseases, but it was written with nurses and police officers in mind and does not mention condoms.
Fish oil is used for a wide array of conditions ranging from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol to Alzheimer's disease.
Newman had suffered from a blood disease.
Diabetes are less satisfied with their sex lives than are women without the blood sugar disease, US government-funded research suggests.
Heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes are just a few of the life-threatening reasons people consider having weight-loss surgery.
It means being so heavy that the excess body fat of obesity has become a serious medical condition that can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, gallstones, heart disease and other chronic ailments.
Over the last few years, evidence has been piling up in support of chocolate, touting its ability to decrease the risk of heart disease, improve blood flow and lower body mass index (BMI).
Even if you have no symptoms of heart disease now, a new blood test could predict whether you may be at risk in the future.
The best way to improve your heart health and prevent cardiovascular disease is to know your blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and weight numbers, and keep them in check.
Hospitals began testing blood for hepatitis in 1992, so anyone who received a blood transfusion before then is at an increased risk for contracting the disease.
Kevin Campbell with Rex Hospital discusses the common disease of high blood pressure , its risk factors and how to control it.
NORMAN — Q: Some of my immediate family members have cardiovascular heart disease and high blood pressure .
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which cites Kaiser Colorado as a model for high-blood-pressure care, in September called for all doctors, nurses and pharmacists to use teamwork to help patients better manage blood pressure.
Despite the well-known perils of high blood pressure , more than half of the 67 million American adults who have the condition don't have it under control, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report.

In science:

Thus, detoxication systems do not have enough time to eliminate excess volume of F-content entering the blood, or they are weakened because of diseases and they don’t stand usual load. It is important that kPAMP-load increases to such extent, that it results in reprogramming of significant percent of blood phagocytes.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
High BA blood level (10-20 times higher than standard) correlated with disease severity and stability (Tab.5).
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
In this application, items are blood samples and tests are • Screening blood samples for diseases. disease detections done on mixtures taken from selected samples.
Improved Combinatorial Group Testing Algorithms for Real-World Problem Sizes
Hawkins B. T. and Davis T. P. (2005) The blood-brain barrier/neurovascular unit in health and disease. Pharmacol.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Group testing has been used in general in biology for screening libraries of DNA clones (strings of DNA sequence) of the human genome and for screening blood for diseases.
Boolean Compressed Sensing and Noisy Group Testing