• Disorders
  • Mutations in the gene produce several variants of the proteins which are implicated with genetic disorders such as sickle-cell disease and beta thalassemia, as well as beneficial traits such as genetic resistance to malaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lymphoma
  • Approximately 70 percent are B-cell lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are now a range of blood tests that can be utilised to aid in the diagnosis of lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • The canine Lymphoma Blood Test (cLBT) measures multiple circulating biomarkers and utilises a complex algorithm to diagnose lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • leukocyte
  • Although TCM has successfully used Astragalus clinically as an immune system tonic/booster for centuries, it wasn't until a 1981 study by Hou et al had demonstrated that oral Astragalus measurably increases interferon and leukocyte blood levels that Europe, Japan, and the USA took notice. (naturalsociety.com)
  • bacterial
  • White blood cells are responsible for identifying and counterattacking bacterial or viral attacks on your body. (livestrong.com)
  • Joints with preexisting arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, are especially prone to bacterial arthritis seeded through the blood stream. (wikipedia.org)
  • proteins
  • Liver function tests measure the amount of liver enzymes and proteins in the blood. (livestrong.com)
  • It then secretes the same substances it uses to digest bacteria, which include enzymes that destroy cell membranes and proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • sickle
  • Sickle cell disease is closely related to another mutant haemoglobin called haemoglobin C (HbC), because they can be inherited together. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • As a result, a condition known as hyperkalemia or high blood potassium, develops and can cause symptoms such as cardiac irregularities and nausea. (livestrong.com)
  • Conversely, hypokalemia or low blood potassium is characterized by symptoms such as cramping muscles, digestive problems and general weakness. (livestrong.com)
  • Breast cancer can cause a low white blood cell count, but this only occurs when the disease is widely metastatic and you would have many other symptoms. (zocdoc.com)
  • He or she may want to follow your white cell count depending on how low it actually is, or if you have other symptoms. (zocdoc.com)
  • Symptoms can range from mild diarrhea to severe dysentery with blood and mucus. (wikipedia.org)
  • renal
  • It is used as a first line treatment for inoperable or metastatic melanoma in combination with ipilimumab if the cancer does not have a mutation in BRAF, as a second-line treatment following treatment with ipilimumab and if the cancer has a mutation in BRAF, with a BRAF inhibitor, as a second-line treatment for squamous non-small cell lung cancer, and as a second-line treatment for renal cell carcinoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also used as a second-line treatment for renal cell carcinoma after anti-angiogenic treatment has failed. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibodies
  • Flow cytometry detects antibodies linked to tumour cell surface antigens in fluid samples or cell suspensions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most accurate test is finding specific antibodies in the blood, but it may remain positive following treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • regulate
  • Potassium is present in every part of your body and it works closely with other nutrients like calcium and magnesium to regulate the biochemical balance of the blood. (livestrong.com)
  • closely
  • Although previous cross-sectional studies ( 15 - 18 ) have suggested little difference between IFG and IGT with respect to lipids or blood pressure, IGT is more closely associated with the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality than IFG ( 11 , 12 ). (diabetesjournals.org)