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2012-05-29 06:24:24

SHENZHEN, China, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd ("Beike") announced that it has been awarded AABB accreditation for cord blood and cord tissue banking. This accreditation has been granted following an intensive on-site assessment by AABB assessors and establishes that the level of medical, technical and administrative performance within the facility is in accordance with the AABB standards or exceeds those set by AABB. With this achievement, Beike...

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...

2012-05-20 22:21:30

LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Public urged to give blood ahead of major events this summer to boost blood stocks for 2012 Eight celebrities, each representing one of the major blood groups, are supporting NHS Blood and Transplant's [http://www.blood.co.uk ] campaign to increase blood stocks this summer. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2012-05-17 06:20:57

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Driver Greg Biffle salutes Red Cross blood donors during the May 19 NASCAR® Sprint® All-Star Race. The No. 16 Ford Fusion will sport a "Saluting Our All-Stars" patriotic paint scheme, highlighting the 33 blood donors who will be listed on the car, while honoring millions of others across the country. Red Cross blood donors provide about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply - helping the Red Cross ensure that lifesaving blood...

2012-05-16 06:24:47

CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SourceLink, a top 5 largest privately held CRM/Direct Marketing Agency and top 3 GPO Supplier, has recently been named as the Agency of Record for the Blood Bank of Delmarva's acquisition and retention efforts. The Blood Bank of Delmarva is a non-profit community service organization that provides blood and blood products to sixteen hospitals, serving 1.3 million people across Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Tens of thousands of blood...

2012-05-16 00:49:24

Women do better than men after surgical removal of part or all of a cancerous kidney, with fewer post-operative complications, including dying in the hospital, although they are more likely to receive blood transfusions related to their surgery. But Henry Ford Hospital researchers who documented these gender differences can't say why they exist. The results of the new study, based on population samples from throughout the U.S., will be presented this week at the American Urological...

2012-05-11 02:23:42

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO.OB), a critical care-focused company using blood purification to modulate the immune system and fight multi-organ failure in life-threatening illnesses, today announced that Dr. Phillip Chan, CEO, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the New Jersey region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence and...

2012-05-08 02:28:25

BRAINTREE, Mass., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) announced today that it has released the next generation of its blood management intelligence portal -- IMPACT® Online Version 4.0 -- with enhanced features and functionality designed to provide customers with the additional tools they need to further advance their blood management programs. The John Hopkins Hospital and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, both nationally top-ranked hospitals*, are the latest to...

Blood Test Spells Out Blood Types
2012-05-03 07:41:38

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Researchers at Monash University recently developed a paper-based device that writes blood type as text and can be used by emergency-response teams in humanitarian disasters. The study, published in the journal Angewandte Chemie, describes how the sensors uses the ABO system, categorizing blood types as A, B, AB, or O and positive or negative. The system designates which antigens are in the blood (i.e. A blood has A antigens, B blood has B antigens, and...

2012-05-02 20:03:26

It´s called the gift of life. But more people will roll up their sleeves to donate blood if a gift card comes with it. That´s according to a new study from the University of Toronto. It shows a 15 to 20 percent rise in blood drive donations when incentives such as T-shirts, jackets, coupons or gift cards are thrown into the mix. “It´s a pretty remarkable increase,” says Nicola Lacetera, an assistant professor of strategic management at the University of...


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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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