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2006-12-13 12:00:13

RARITAN, N.J., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company, announced today that the U.S.

2006-02-22 11:56:27

By Nelson Graves TURIN (Reuters) - They call it blood on feet. You are an Olympic athlete. You bring a friend to the Games. The friend donates blood. You inject it, it increases your oxygen-rich red blood cells and you perform better.

2006-02-21 08:21:11

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Blood for transfusions in China is still not routinely tested for HIV/AIDS despite a legal requirement to do so, triggering a "hidden epidemic," an AIDS activist said on Tuesday.

2006-02-21 08:20:00

Blood for transfusions in China is still not routinely tested for HIV/AIDS despite a legal requirement to do so, triggering a "hidden epidemic," an AIDS activist said on Tuesday.

2005-08-29 14:44:05

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) have found a way to detect in blood the malformed proteins that cause "mad cow disease," the first time such "prions" have been detected biochemically in blood.

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2005-01-28 07:44:13

China will soon finish building its first blood bank for pandas, which will assist researchers in studying the endangered animals' blood types and chances of accepting blood transfusions.


Word of the Day
filiation
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.
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