Red Velvet Revenge

Red Velvet Revenge

From the New York Times bestselling author… It may be summertime, but sales at Fairy Tale Cupcakes are below zero–and owners Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura are willing to try anything to heat things up. So when local legend Slim Hazard offers them the chance to sell cupcakes at the annual Juniper Pass rodeo, they’re […]

Crisis in the Red Zone

Crisis in the Red Zone

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The 2013–2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever—but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses—from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, now a National Geographic original miniseries. This time, […]

Red Mist

Red Mist

With high-tension suspense and cutting-edge technology, Patricia Cornwell—the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer—once again proves her exceptional ability to entertain and enthrall in this remarkable novel featuring chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. On her quest to find out exactly what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months before, Scarpetta drives […]

Artificial Blood: An Update on Current Red Cell and Platelet Substitutes.

Artificial Blood: An Update on Current Red Cell and Platelet Substitutes.

To begin, it should be clarified that the term “artificial blood” is really a misnomer. The complexity of blood is far too great to allow for absolute duplication in a laboratory. Instead, researchers have focused their efforts on creating artificial substitutes for 2 important functions of blood: oxygen transport by red blood cells and hemostasis […]

Serial Assessment of Biochemical Parameters of Red Cell Preparations to Evaluate Safety for Neonatal Transfusions (Report)

Serial Assessment of Biochemical Parameters of Red Cell Preparations to Evaluate Safety for Neonatal Transfusions (Report)

Red blood cells (RBC) are ideally suited to their primary function i.e., transport of oxygen from lungs to the tissues and carbon dioxide from the tissues to lungs. In neonates, RBC transfusion therapy is required in various clinical situations. During the first week of life, neonates experience a decline of RBCs caused by both physiologic […]

Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life

Round the Red Lamp: Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) was a Scottish physician and writer known around the world for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes, which all but created the literary field of crime fiction and made the name Sherlock Holmes synonymous with detectives. Aside from the Sherlock Holmes stories, he was a prolific writer whose other works […]