Latest Plateletpheresis Stories

2009-01-13 09:42:00

Recession, Winter Weather Compound January's Blood Drain NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its regional operations (serving New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley and New Jersey) have issued an emergency appeal for blood donations.

2009-01-05 16:00:00

Critical need to restore community blood supply NEW YORK, Jan.

2008-12-23 11:12:12

It might be possible to grow human blood platelets in the laboratory for transfusion, according to a new study at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

2008-12-04 09:29:00

People with Rare Anemias, Blood Cancers Need You NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As winter holidays fast approach, New York Blood Center (NYBC) calls upon the community to please set aside a time to donate blood.

2008-08-30 09:01:03

By Risha Chitlangia New Delhi: Keeping in mind the rising number of dengue cases and the corresponding demand for platelets, the Delhi government is planning to make platelets available free of cost during the dengue season.

2008-08-25 09:00:26

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has approved Nplate (romiplostim), the first product that directly stimulates bone marrow platelet production. The FDA said the new drug will be used to produce needed platelets in patients with a rare blood disorder that can lead to serious bleeding.

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