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2013-03-11 15:06:02

Transfusion of donated blood more than three weeks old results in impaired blood vessel function, a new study of hospital patients shows. Blood banks now consider six weeks to be the maximum permitted storage time of blood for use in transfusion, but recent studies have suggested transfusing blood stored for more than a few weeks has adverse effects in patients undergoing cardiac surgery or critical care. The new finding suggests a mechanism explaining why older blood might be...

2013-03-09 08:21:04

No. 16 Red Cross Ford Driver Greg Biffle Encourages Blood Donations WASHINGTON, March 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford sports a special March is Red Cross Month paint scheme as it looks to lap the competition at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this Sunday, March 10. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130309/CG74209 ) March is Red Cross Month is an annual proclamation that began in 1943 with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and continues 70 years...

2013-03-07 23:44:04

'Prevent loss' message better than 'provide benefits' to increase volunteerism Subtle changes in messaging can have a profound impact on the effectiveness of charitable messages such as calls for blood donations, according to research published March 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Eileen Chou from the University of Virginia and co-author Keith Murnighan at Northwestern University. Though chronic shortages in U.S blood banks could be alleviated by a small increase in the number...

Blood Shelf Life Shorter Than Previously Thought
2013-03-04 18:42:04

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com — Your Universe Online Over the past five years, studies have been conducted exploring the efficacy of transfused blood in delivering oxygen throughout the body. More specifically, those studies focused on the breakdown of nitric acid contained in red blood cells. The deterioration of the nitric acid begins almost immediately after blood is drawn from a donor. Regardless of how much oxygen may be contained in a red blood cell, if there is an...

2013-02-27 04:22:11

ALBANY, New York, February 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Apheresis Equipment Market (Plasmapheresis, Photopheresis, Apheresis in Neurological, Renal, Hematological Diseases, Centrifugation, Membrane Filtration, Apheresis Machines and Disposable Kits) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the apheresis equipment market...

2013-02-21 08:34:03

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved a 40 g (400 mL) vial size for Privigen®, immune globulin intravenous [human]. The new vial size will simplify preparation and administration of the product when high volumes of it are required. Privigen is approved for the treatment of patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID), a group of rare and serious diseases of the immune system, and...

2013-02-14 08:29:24

BRAINTREE, Mass., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) today announced that Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mark A. Popovsky, has been invited by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, to serve on the Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability (ACBTSA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NE47232LOGO ) As one of nine official representative members of the blood, blood...

2013-02-08 08:26:09

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses, today announced the appointment of Mr. Ronald Berger as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Berger replaces Mr. Thomas Bocchino, Chief Financial Officer, who has had to reduce the number of hours he can commit to the Company due to personal reasons, but will continue to assist the Company in a part-time...

2013-02-03 23:00:30

Culver's and RRVBC to partner in thanking blood donors in February. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2013 Throughout the month of February anyone that registers to donate blood with the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will receive a coupon for a free Pint of frozen custard from Culver´s (while supplies last). As part of Culver´s “Give a Pint, Get a Pint”, donors will be offered a coupon provided by Culver´s. Coupons are good for vanilla, chocolate or...

2013-01-29 08:31:38

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB:CTSO), a critical care focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses, announced today that, as an approved participant of the Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program sponsored by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, it has received $391,562 from the sale of its prior unused net operating loss carryovers. These funds are non-dilutive to shareholders and...


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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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