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As my neutrophils have continued to rise up to 0.6 at last count. 286 more words


Calm Before The Storm

It’s a little weird being here in hospital. Although I am not well (obviously) I am not feeling really ill. So whilst they monitor and measure I remain for now in relatively good health. 182 more words


Blood Fun Facts

Blood – red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans and other vertebrate animals, carrying oxygen to and carbon dioxide from the tissues of the body… 364 more words

Do they really mean that (5) and platelets

I was reading a sentence on the BBC Website which started “At the time travel company First Bus . . .” and I though ‘wow, they’ve cracked it’. 434 more words

Life In General

Foods to Increase Blood Platelets Naturally

Best Foods to Increase Blood Platelets Naturally There are such foods that can prove to be really great for your health and do such wonders that you don’t even realise. 43 more words

Those darn platelets

When my platelets peaked at 116 (well it was a peak compared to last year’s trough, but not up to the levels of the pre-chemo days) the haematology consultant decided I didn’t need to go into CCHU for a while and that they would instead have me have a blood test every four months which they would follow up with a ‘phone call. 504 more words

Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)

New device to test blood samples with sound waves

The device developed by researchers which combines acoustic cell-sorting and microfluidic technologies. The system is optimized to sort out exosomes from blood, biological nanoparticles released from every type of cell in the body. 486 more words