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Toddler marks her 200th blood transfusion in Manitoba with chocolate hugs and kisses - ‎May 25, 2016‎
On the day Bailey Phillips was born, she received her first blood transfusion. Wednesday, the two-year-old girl marked her 200th transfusion by giving people in Winnipeg and Brandon hundreds of hugs and kisses.
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Anti-doping adviser makes case for legalising drugs and blood transfusions

The Times (subscription) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A Scottish academic who acts as an adviser to the governing body of US cycling has claimed that there is a strong case for legalising banned substances in sport.

Baby has 12 blood transfusions before she's even born

BabyCenter (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The only hope for saving Mandy's baby was through intrauterine blood transfusions. Because her baby was so anemic, the first transfusion was performed at 17 weeks gestation.

Families of haemophiliacs infected by NHS blood transfusions campaigning in Witney today

Oxford Mail - ‎May 27, 2016‎
THE families of haemophiliacs infected by NHS blood transfusions in the 1970s and 80s will be staging a protest outside the Prime Minister's constituency office today.

FOX Files: Baby gets 12 blood transfusions before she's born - ‎May 24, 2016‎
CREVE COEUR, MO (KTVI)-Mandy and Drew Marquis of Jersey County, IL got a devastating phone call from their doctor when Mandy was 9 weeks pregnant.

Local mother says blood transfusion almost killed her

10News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Devyn Winchell delivered her twins by C-section in September at UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest. She says after the delivery, doctors told her she had low iron levels and needed a transfusion. Winchell says the first bag of blood was fine, but the ...

Regular blood transfusion passé as city scientists offer one-time match for thalassemia patients

Bangalore Mirror - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It is estimated that thalassemia or blood disorder affects over three per cent children in India. Such genetic disorders require weekly blood transfusions for life and cost lakhs of rupees. Now, scientists from Bengaluru have developed a new method ...
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MoU signed to ensure safe blood transfusion

The Express Tribune - ‎May 17, 2016‎
PESHAWAR: Efforts to provide safe blood transfusion will help provide blood to those in need and subsequently help save lives.
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Operation "Saving Captain Ryan" Blood Drive Held

NBC 7 San Diego - ‎May 28, 2016‎
“Well, one, they're doing this because they know I had to go through a lot of blood transfusions, but it will also help out other kids who need blood transfusions, and this group coming together to do this is awesome,” he said during the blood drive.

Blood donations needed in Summer months

WTOK - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Since then he has had several blood transfusions in the past," said Holiday. Jaheim says some of the symptoms of the blood disease are intense pains.
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Red Cross organizes blood donation event.

Regal Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Many people need blood transfusion each year, therefore the American Red Cross prompts platelet and blood donors to pick a day to bring their contribution in helping patients during the summer awareness campaign of 2016.

Families of people who lost their lives to blood contamination protest in Witney

Oxford Mail - ‎May 28, 2016‎
David Leadbetter, from Witney, joined dozens of protestors outside the Prime Minister's constituency office yesterday who are urging David Cameron to consider the rights of families affected by NHS blood transfusions in the 1970s and 80s. More than 6 ...

NYBC's Laboratory of Complement Biology Receives NIH Grant to Study "Mechanisms Controlling Transfusion ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
NEW YORK, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Blood Center's Laboratory of Complement Biology has received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study mechanisms to control successful transfusions in patients with ...
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Trauma Awareness Month Brings Attention to the Need for Blood Donors - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center is sending out a reminder about the importance of donating blood, especially during May which is Trauma Awareness Month.
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The gruelling race of 13000 triumphs

Times LIVE - ‎7 hours ago‎
It takes some sophistication to dope with EPO or blood transfusions, and I hope we lack it. I'm less confident about steroids and stimulants, which are so much more easily available, but I hope that the scourge of global sport hasn't infiltrated this ...

In obese prostate cancer patients, robotic surgery reduces risk of blood loss

Science Daily - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Compared with patients who had open surgery, patients undergoing robotic-assisted surgery were 83 percent less likely to require blood transfusions and 72 percent less likely to require prolonged hospital stays. But robotic-assisted surgery did not ...

Wyre Forest blood donors honoured at recognition event

Kidderminster Shuttle - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The four blood donors from Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport, who had collectively made 410 donations, were honoured for their lifesaving efforts by NHS Blood and Transplant with commemorative medals at a ceremony in Wolverhampton.

Robotic Surgery in Obese Prostate Cancer Patients Reduces Blood Loss, Hospital Length

Prostate Cancer News Today - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Although patients with morbid obesity were more likely to have complications, blood transfusions, and hospital stays, those who underwent robotic-assisted prostatectomy were 83 percent less likely to require blood transfusions, and 72 percent less ...

Short of blood, hospitals put off elective surgeries

Times of India - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Experts estimate that blood transfusions are most required for trauma-induced surgeries, cancer-related procedures and pregnancy-related complications which comprise nearly 45% of all major operations.