Latest ABO blood group system Stories

Blood Test Spells Out Blood Types
2012-05-03 07:41:38

Researchers at Monash University recently developed a paper-based device that writes blood type as text and can be used by emergency-response teams in humanitarian disasters.

Stroke Risk Tied To Blood Type
2011-11-17 09:30:24

A study, led by Brigham And Women's Hospital’s Dr. Lu Qi, was presented this week at an American Heart Association conference and compares blood type with the risk of stroke.

2011-07-21 12:22:22

A simple cut to the skin unleashes a complex cascade of chemistry to stem the flow of blood.

2011-07-11 11:36:00

All Blood Types Needed WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today issued an appeal for blood donors to roll up a sleeve and address a critical shortage across the nation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Many donors are busy or traveling, school is out of session and donations have dropped dramatically.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.