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More deaths when blood transfusion donor young, woman, study suggests

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Patients who receive blood transfusions from younger or female donors are more likely to die, according to a study co-authored by a Quebec researcher.
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Public health:'Bill for safe blood transfusion on the cards'

The Express Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
LAHORE: “A draft bill for safe blood transfusions has been sent to a standing committee of the Provincial Assembly. The scrutiny of the Safe Blood Transfusion Act 2016 will be completed next month. The bill would then be sent to the House for vote ...

182 got HIV through blood transfusions

Times of India - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
He said NACO had instructed all centres and counsellors to ensure pre- and post-counselling sessions for patients coming for check-ups.

Blood transfusions a high-risk affair for many

gulfnews.com - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
New Delhi: Every month, Seema Mishra and her daughter make the trip to a hospital, praying that the blood transfusion the youngster needs to keep her alive will not make her condition still worse.

Blood transfusions during pregnancy save critically ill babies

Fox News - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
After delivery, some babies need more transfusions because there's a risk that it could take months for them to make their own.

Novel biomarkers may offer solution for detecting autologous blood transfusion in athletes

News-Medical.net - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Increasing oxygen delivery to muscles can help athletes perform better and give them the edge needed to win elite competitions. One of the best ways to increase oxygen supply is through blood manipulation, undergoing a blood transfusion that provides ...
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Zika Probe in Florida Prompts FDA to Shut Down Blood Collection in 2 Counties

NBCNews.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
Although Zika is primarily spread by the bite of an infected mosquito, it can also be spread through blood transfusions and sex with an infected person.

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The Nation Newspaper - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
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In honour of Noah - blood donor clinic today

TimminsToday - ‎15 hours ago‎
As a result, he needs blood transfusions to stay alive. Since May, he has had at least seven platelet transfusions and at least six red blood cell transfusions.

Baby boomers should be screened for Hep C: Edmonton virologists

Globalnews.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
The viral infection can destroy the liver and can be fatal. It's usually acquired through contact with blood, including through blood transfusions, IV drug use or contaminated needles. “This is very common,” Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, director of the Li Ka ...

Screen baby boomers to better protect Canadians from hep C, say Edmonton virologists

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Baby boomers and others born between 1945 and 1975 are a particular concern, largely because of the widespread use of blood transfusions at the time that relied on unsafe blood. Yet despite the risk, recent survey results indicate 25 per cent of ...

Blood management guidelines can reduce blood wastage and save millions of dollars

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The first step the team at Vanderbilt took to better utilize blood transfusion practices was to change provider orders to support a single unit and then follow up and order more blood if necessary.

Transfusions from young females could negatively impact mortality rates

Ottawa Sun - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Dr. Dana Devine, a chief medical and scientific officer with Canadian Blood Services, said she also thought the findings were surprising.

Donate blood in honour of Noah

TimminsToday - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
As a result, he needs blood transfusions to stay alive. Since May, he has had at least 7 platelet transfusions and at least 6 red blood cell transfusions.

Blood Collection Market Growing at 5.3% CAGR to 2021

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
The blood collection market is expected to reach $9.90 billion by 2021 at CAGR of 5.3% from 2016 to 2021 propelled by the increasing number of surgical procedures requiring blood transfusions, growing number of accidental and trauma cases and rising ...

Sirens for Life blood drive launched

Peterborough Examiner - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The radiant city seven-year-old, on hand at Canadian Blood Services (CBS) as emergency services personnel launched the annual Sirens for Life blood drive Wednesday morning, needed countless transfusions in her battle against bone marrow failure.

Blood drive slated for Saturday at Jett Bowl North

Laredo Morning Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Donor Recruitment Coordinator Lisa Guzman stands with Councilman Roque Vela on Thursday morning at Jett Bowl North as Vela announces a blood drive to be held on Saturday afternoon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. STBTC is ...

Share Life and Blood

Khmer Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Just as with many countries, Cambodia constantly faces a shortage of blood products. Each year there is a national drive to encourage people to donate blood.
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Gay men in the US may be allowed to donate blood in far greater numbers

VICE News - ‎11 hours ago‎
... instituted in the 1980s, the US was in the midst of the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and little was known about the disease.
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