Latest blood transfusions Stories
By Terri Theodore, THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER - A B.C. court says a child's right to life trumps a parent's charter right to guide their medical treatment in the case of four sextuplets taken from their Jehovah's Witness parents. B.C.
RARITAN, N.J., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, a Johnson & Johnson company, announced today that the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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