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2014-08-13 23:06:06

In its eighth blood drive to date, Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc. employees honored the company’s commitment to imparting a positive impact on the surrounding community by donating 55 pints of blood to save the lives of individuals in need. Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 On July 18, NTC (Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc.) hosted a company-wide blood drive in which employees donated 55 pints of blood, surpassing all previously-established donation records for NTC. Since each pint...

2014-08-11 12:28:08

Four-year, $2.5 Million Study Could Directly Benefit Patients with Sickle Cell Disease NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), blood transfusions remain a cornerstone of treatment, with 60-90% of patients receiving red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in their lifetime. Despite provision of extended antigen-matched donor RBCs, as many as two-thirds of the patients continue to develop antibodies against polymorphic antigens on...

2014-07-28 13:17:19

The Lancet The first systematic analysis of hepatitis E virus (HEV) transmission by blood components indicates that about 1 in 3000 donors in England have HEV in their plasma. The findings, published in The Lancet, suggest that around 1200 HEV-containing blood components (eg, red cells, platelets, and fresh frozen plasma) are likely to be transfused every year in England. The study retrospectively screened 225 000 individual blood donations collected in south east England between Oct,...

2014-07-10 23:07:22

Activist/filmmaker organizing National Gay Blood Drive on July 11 to show impact of changing donor ban for millions of Americans. Nationwide, United States of America (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Since 1983, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned gay and bisexual men from donating blood. Men who have had sexual contact with men (MSM donors) are deferred by the FDA for life, and every blood bank in the U.S. is mandated to comply with this policy. Every two seconds someone in the...

2014-07-09 23:09:13

Market Size - $1,347.0 mn in 2013, Market Growth – CAGR of 11.5%, Market Trends – Growing demand for disposable apheresis devices New Report By Grand View Research. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/apheresis-equipment-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The global market for apheresis equipment is expected to reach USD 2,885.6 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 11.5% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new...

2014-07-09 20:22:42

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 11, the second annual nationwide National Gay Blood Drive (NGBD) will take place to raise public awareness and increase pressure on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change its policy on the long-standing ban on blood donation by men who have had sex with other men (MSM) - a restriction that has been in place since 1983. In Minnesota, the drive is scheduled to occur from 7:30 AM to 4 PM at Memorial Blood...

2014-07-07 16:23:47

First Recombinant Treatment Approved in US for Patients With GT With Refractoriness to Platelet Transfusions, With or Without Antibodies to Platelets PLAINSBORO, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved NovoSeven(®) RT (Coagulation Factor VIIa [Recombinant]) as the first recombinant treatment for bleeding episodes and perioperative management in patients with Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia (GT) with refractoriness to...

2014-07-02 08:26:14

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation (BPC), a leading developer of immunology biotherapeutic products, is pleased to announce the addition of its newest plasma collection center located at 311 North Patterson Road, in Valdosta, Georgia. The almost 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility officially opened its doors for business on June 30(th) 2014 and brings the total number of BPC's plasma collection centers to sixteen. "This...

2014-06-18 23:14:19

William Mattar Law Offices will host a Unyts blood drive at the firm's offices on June 26, 2014 from 10am - 2pm. The community is invited to participate. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 On Thursday, June 26, 2014, William Mattar Law Offices will host a Unyts blood drive at the firm’s offices at 6720 Main Street in Williamsville. The community is invited to donate blood between 10am and 2pm. Blood is a critical resource for community health. In the United States, someone...

2014-06-18 12:09:29

PLOS The risks and benefits of red blood cell transfusions for patients with trauma and major bleeding might vary considerably based on a patient's predicted risk of death on arrival at a trauma center, according to new research published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study by Pablo Perel, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and colleagues, suggests that trauma patients who have the highest predicted risk of death on arrival at a trauma centre...


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2012-06-14 04:12:14

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2012-06-14 07:28:41

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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

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2012-06-14 07:28:50

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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.