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2010-10-29 08:42:00

WILTON, Conn., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study presented earlier this week at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine Conference in Denver, researchers at Yale and Albert Einstein College of Medicine measured levels of a chemical called follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in 560 women undergoing fertility treatments and found that those women with type O blood had chemical signs linked to low egg numbers. The control group had an average age of 35 and those with O blood type were...

2010-09-15 07:59:00

NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs Wil Heufkens donated her blood for the five hundredth time in the Bloodbank in Nijmegen, Netherlands. No other person in Europe ever donated so often. Twenty eight years ago, on 24 September 1982, Mrs Heufkens donated blood for the first time. She is now 67 years of age. Mrs Heufkens started donating whole blood. She was one of the first donors to change from whole blood to plasma donation by means of apheresis almost...

2010-09-09 09:58:00

Immediate need for O-Negative, B-Negative Donations NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley and New Jersey, calls upon our communities to please donate blood, after last week's stormy weather and Labor Day holiday weekend have resulted in fewer donations and a less than 2 day supply of O-negative and B-negative blood for patients in need. Donations from O-negative and...

2010-09-02 14:26:00

Blood Supplies Already Tight Due to Summer Vacations and Labor Day NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley and New Jersey, calls upon our communities to please donate blood and platelets, as the East Coast braces for Hurricane Earl. While donations from Rh-negative types are especially crucial, healthy people of all blood types and ethnicities are encouraged to...

2010-07-20 08:00:00

Life Across America Father-Daughter Team Biking Across U.S. To Promote Blood Donation NEW YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Frederick and Adella Frederick, the father and daughter team that comprises the Life Across America 2010 campaign, are traveling across the U.S. to promote the need for blood donations to help save the lives of patients in need. In recognition of their efforts, New York Blood Center will host a special Life Across America blood drive aboard their mobile...

2010-07-06 09:07:00

Children Undergoing Medical Treatment are in Continued Need of Lifesaving Blood Products NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of children each year, including newborns, suffer from serious illnesses, injuries or handicaps. Many of them who undergo lifesaving surgery and medical treatment rely on the generous gifts of blood donations from strangers to help save their lives. National Make a Difference to Children Month, recognized each year throughout the month of July, is a...

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2010-06-23 07:20:37

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) have discovered yet another reason to filter the foreign white cells from donor blood: the resulting blood product is associated with dramatically fewer cardiopulmonary complications for patients who received a transfusion. The study is published online in the journal, Transfusion. It is the latest in a large body of work led by Neil Blumberg, M.D., who for 25 years has been investigating the benefits of filtering or washing...

2010-05-27 05:30:00

Join Red Cross Racing, donate blood and get points - or give points WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Day is a special holiday in America because it commemorates U.S. men and women who died during their military service. This year, the Red Cross asks you to honor our brave service members and help save lives through your blood donations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Log onto Red Cross Racing - Get Points or Give Points Back:...

2010-04-12 15:10:00

NORCROSS, Ga., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immucor, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUD), a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, today announced that it will host its 2010 Institutional Investor and Analyst Day on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 in New York City. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. (ET) and is expected to conclude at 12:30 p.m. (ET). During the event, Immucor's executive management team will be discussing current developments in...

2010-04-01 09:00:00

Please give blood April 7-11 and help save lives NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its divisions serving the 20 million people of New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey call upon the community to please donate blood, in recognition of World Health Day, and to help save lives. April 7, 2010 is World Health Day. Founded by the World Health Organization (WHO), this year's theme is "1,000 Cities - 1,000 Lives," with a focus...


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