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2014-04-10 20:20:12

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) is proud to announce two "Golden Reels" and one "Silver Reel" Awards won at the 45(th) Media Communications Association-International (MCA-I) Media Festival. The videos were produced for the 50(th) anniversary of NYBC to showcase the center's advancement in science and role in the community. For more than 40 years, the MCA-I Media Festival has celebrated excellence in media communications. Internationally...

2014-04-10 16:20:07

Blood donor Maureen Holt signed the hood of the No. 16 Red Cross Ford Fusion and will attend Darlington as a 'member' of the No. 16 pit crew WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion has swapped its typical Red Cross-branded hood for a larger-than-life signature and added one member to the No. 16 3M Pit Bulls for the April 12 race. While the newest crew member may not be able to change a tire or manage a jack, she may have helped save...

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...

2014-04-02 23:29:03

To participate, donors must be at least 16 – written consent is required for minors – and weigh 110 pounds or more. Powhatan, Va. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Virginia Blood Services will host a community blood drive at Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Powhatan clinic Friday, April 4 from 1 to 6 p.m. To participate, donors must be at least 16 – written consent is required for minors – and weigh 110 pounds or more. A donor history form at vadonor.org also can help potential donors know...

2014-04-02 12:26:12

Blood transfusions are among the most common treatments for hospitalized patients nationwide, but doing them less often reduces infection rates by nearly 20 percent, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association co-authored by Neil Blumberg, M.D., professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. As director of transfusion medicine and the blood bank at UR Medicine, Blumberg for more than 25 years has been investigating how to make blood...

2014-04-02 10:52:23

Elderly patients with hip or knee surgery at greatest risk of infection; hospitals urged to use transfusions more sparingly Blood transfusions are one of the most common procedures patients receive in the hospital but the more red blood cells they receive, the greater their risk of infection, says a new study led by the University of Michigan Heath System and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Researchers analyzed 21 randomized controlled trials for the study that appears in today's...

2014-03-31 23:22:56

In an annual review by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network and Canadian Blood Services, the hospital was recognized for excellence in helping to manage the province's supply of donated blood. Kemptville, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In a recent review of Ontario hospitals’ management of the province’s donated blood supply, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) was cited for delivering excellent results. The annual review was led by the Ontario Regional Blood...

2014-03-24 23:01:52

OneBlood Donation Services paid a visit to Uniweld Product’s Headquarters on March 20, 2014 where the company hosted an employee blood drive. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 OneBlood paid a visit to Uniweld Product’s Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 20, 2014 to receive blood donations from willing and able employees. Uniweld hosts company blood drives at their headquarters twice each year, providing employees with the opportunity to give to those in...

2014-03-24 08:28:19

BRAINTREE, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) today announced that it was not selected to supply The American Red Cross with certain whole blood collection components. The Company was informed that a competitor was chosen to supply these products on an exclusive basis. Haemonetics provided the following information regarding its whole blood collection kit business with The American Red Cross: -- Haemonetics currently supplies 1.8 million in-line...

2014-03-13 23:24:08

Marine veteran Eric Sears, currently a junior majoring in sport management at Alvernia University is spending spring break in Washington D.C., donating stem cells to a fellow veteran with leukemia. Reading, PA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 At age 25, Eric Sears has already served his country well. The Marine veteran who served four years and one deployment to Afghanistan is now back home in Reading, Pa., a junior majoring in sport management at Alvernia University. But this spring break, he is...


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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

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2012-06-14 07:28:48

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2012-06-14 07:28:50

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