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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...

2010-03-19 12:00:00

NYBC, Donors Contribute Pints and Points NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey, has provided a contribution of $76,250, and has joined the "Honor Roll of Life" of US blood centers providing units of blood directly to the Haiti relief effort. Between January 25 and February 15, blood donors designated more than one million points earned in NYBC's Advantage donor loyalty program,...

2010-02-11 16:38:37

Three years after the U.S. blood banking industry issued recommendations that discourage transfusing plasma from female donors because of a potential antibody reaction, Duke University Medical Center researchers discovered that female plasma actually may have advantages. The Duke team conducted a retrospective study of Red Cross donor and hospital data from a period when female plasma wasn't restricted. They examined heart surgery outcomes for lung problems, and prolonged length of hospital...

2010-02-09 15:38:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) serving New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley and New Jersey calls upon the community to please donate blood and platelets, as the tri-state area braces for a huge predicted winter snowstorm. Healthy people of all blood types and ethnicities are encouraged to donate this week. Blood donors are being asked to give blood today and tomorrow while they can, but please call 1-800-933-BLOOD or visit www.nybloodcenter.org...

2010-02-01 08:46:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey, calls upon people of diverse backgrounds to please donate blood. The need for blood is constant. Hospital use of blood products remains high due to surgeries, emergencies, and care of cancer patients, and about one in seven people entering a hospital needs blood. February is National Black History Month. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,...

2010-01-28 08:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies®, Inc. ("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international healthcare information technology company, today announced that its Wyndgate Technologies® division has licensed ElDorado Donor® blood management software and Donor Doc® health history questionnaire to Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City ("CBC") of Kansas City,...

2010-01-25 08:59:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An assay to aid in the early detection of HIV infection may soon be available in the United States. Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has submitted a Premarket Approval application for the ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for expedited review. Upon approval, the assay is expected to be the first test available in the United States to simultaneously detect the combined presence of HIV...

2010-01-25 04:00:00

One Dollar For Every Donation This Week NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey, will donate one dollar to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF for each blood donation made from January 25-31. The funds will be earmarked for Haiti. In addition, regular donors will be able to designate their points in NYBC's Advantage donor loyalty program to UNICEF's Haiti earthquake relief efforts. "Blood...

2010-01-22 12:19:00

Future Appointments Are Encouraged to Maintain Supply; Type O-Negative Donors Especially Sought BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism has determined that the current blood supply in the United States is adequate to fill any requests received to support the present needs of Haitian hospitals, though ongoing infrastructure and transportation issues in Haiti could delay receipt of those supplies to...

2010-01-07 08:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies®, Inc. ("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international healthcare information technology company, today announced that its Wyndgate Technologies® division has licensed eDonor® donor recruitment and retention software to Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center ("MVRBC") of Davenport, Iowa. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. (Logo:...


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