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2014-04-10 12:36:37

New technology can reduce adverse reactions and decrease blood bank costs, report investigators in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics Scientists in France have designed a new system for molecular blood group typing that offers blood banks the possibility of extensive screening of blood donors at a relatively low cost. Their approach is described in the current issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Although blood transfusion is generally safe, alloimmunization (when an...

2013-12-09 23:00:24

Foundation Financial Group announced several Raleigh employees will be supporting the American Red Cross through a blood drive on Monday, Dec. 23. The blood drive will take place in the Bent Tree Office Park, which is located at 701 Exposition Place and is home to FFG’s Raleigh Regional Sales Center. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Foundation Financial Group announced several Raleigh employees will be supporting the American Red Cross through a blood drive on Monday,...

2012-08-08 02:28:32

O-Negative Donors Urged to Donate Now NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking for the public's help to maintain an adequate three-to-five day supply of O-negative blood. People with O-negative blood are known as "universal donors" because their blood can be transfused into anyone. It is found in just six percent of the population, and is often transfused to patients in emergency rooms and trauma situations when there is no time for blood...

2012-06-28 06:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Red Cross Ford Fusion, is supporting the American Red Cross in its emergency call for blood and platelet donors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/CG32654-INFO) Biffle is encouraging fans in small towns across the country to raise awareness about the need for lifesaving blood donations this summer. Small towns are big supporters of the blood supply, with almost 38 percent of Red Cross blood drives...

2012-06-25 02:25:51

Blood and platelet donors of all types needed WASHINGTON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is calling on all eligible donors to step up, roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets as soon as possible. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The Red Cross says its blood supply has reached emergency levels, with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves about half the readily available blood...

2012-06-15 06:23:57

LONDON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for universal blood type O Negative expected to be higher than donations being made during the games New statistics from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) announced yesterday reveal a gap between demand and supply of blood type O Rh Negative (O Negative) during national celebrations and underline an urgent need for O Negative donors to come forward ahead of the Olympics next month....

2012-06-12 10:22:52

Every Blood Donor is a Hero. NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 14, New York Blood Center (NYBC) will join a worldwide celebration of World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their lifesaving gifts of blood. The WBDD 2012 theme is "Every Blood Donor is a Hero," focusing on the idea that everyone can be a hero by giving blood, encouraging every person to roll up their...

2012-06-11 23:02:26

Family members from Colorado, Minnesota and Wisconsin join the “walking blood bank” onboard the hospital ship Africa Mercy Lomé, Togo (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 “Every blood donor is a hero” is the theme for the 2012 World Blood Donor Day on June 14. The humanitarian organization Mercy Ships is taking the day to celebrate the heroic role that numerous blood donors play onboard its hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, which is currently docked in the West African port...

2012-06-10 22:20:43

LONDON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Blood Week Kicks Off 11th - 17th June 2012 National blood stocks have fallen by 7% over the jubilee weekend according to latest figures from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) which today launches its annual awareness campaign, National Blood Week, to urge the public to donate blood. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56548-nhs-blood-transplant...

2012-05-28 09:49:17

The transfusion of red blood cells (RBC) is a critical component in the treatment of a number of acute and chronic medical problems. Indeed, approximately 75 million units of whole blood (~34 million liters) are annually collected worldwide for processing and eventual transfusion. Despite this massive collection effort, the need for blood constantly exceeds availability due to a combination of collection, manufacturing, storage and biological (i.e., immunological) issues. The immunological...


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2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

2012-06-14 07:28:41

Symbol: ZATH Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumthomasianum(Krug & Urb.) Krug & Urb. ex P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 07:28:42

Symbol: ZASP Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumspinifex(Jacq.) DC. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:48

Symbol: ZAPU2 Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: ZanthoxylumpunctatumVahl distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:50

Symbol: ZAMO Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylummonophyllum(Lam.) P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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