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The Arizona Republic
Ask a Doc: Afraid of Zika? Follow these tips to protect yourself from mysterious virusare no confirmed cases of Zika transmission in the U.S., as of Feb. 1, but ther
Ask a Doc: Afraid of Zika? Follow these tips to protect yourself from mysterious virus
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 minutes ago
are no confirmed cases of Zika transmission in the U.S., as of Feb. 1, but there are reported yet not confirmed reports of blood transfusion cases in Brazil. To ensure that donated blood is as safe as possible, blood donors are required to conduct... Read more
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New Kerala
ICICI Bank organises 10 blood donation camps across Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali - newkerala.com #84556Phase 10 in Mohali and at Manimajra. More than 1000 volunteers participated in
ICICI Bank organises 10 blood donation camps across Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali - newkerala.com #84556
New Kerala / Posted 51 minutes ago
Phase 10 in Mohali and at Manimajra. More than 1000 volunteers participated in this noble initiative. The Department of Blood Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education Research, Chandigarh provided the medical assistance... Read more
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New Kerala
S Korea confirms sixth Zika case - newkerala.com #84265damaged brains. The Zika virus is not spread by ordinary touches between human
S Korea confirms sixth Zika case - newkerala.com #84265
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
damaged brains. The Zika virus is not spread by ordinary touches between humans, but it can be transmitted through sex and blood transfusion. Cases of sexual transmission from travellers to their sexual partners were reported from the US and... Read more
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Garden City News
Two GC brothers, one fighting cancer, host blood driveBobby Menges, 3rd time cancer patient, receiving a blood transfusion at the Can
Two GC brothers, one fighting cancer, host blood drive
Garden City News / Posted 12 hours ago
Bobby Menges, 3rd time cancer patient, receiving a blood transfusion at the Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop during chemo treatment Jake and Bobby Menges are sponsoring a Blood Drive on Saturday, July 9th from 10am-4pm at their home on 27 Hilton... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Teacher self-publishes book series to give students fun reading materialand wrote “Where Strides the Behemoth,” which features a young male protagonist
Teacher self-publishes book series to give students fun reading material
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
and wrote “Where Strides the Behemoth,” which features a young male protagonist who becomes a beast of an athlete after a blood transfusion rewires his DNA.� Then he hired an artist to draw a cover and self-published the book through Amazon so he... Read more
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Daily Record
More trouble for new NHS 24 phone system as it is put on hold for a yearplace this year for services including Breathing Space, NHS Living Life, the mu
More trouble for new NHS 24 phone system as it is put on hold for a year
Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
place this year for services including Breathing Space, NHS Living Life, the musculoskeletal helpline, death certification, blood transfusion and Fit For Work. It will then be introduced in one health board area to ensure it is working effectively... Read more
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Scotsman
NHS 24 IT system to be rolled out 4 years late in 2017place this year for services including Breathing Space, NHS Living Life, the mu
NHS 24 IT system to be rolled out 4 years late in 2017
Scotsman / Posted 20 hours ago
place this year for services including Breathing Space, NHS Living Life, the musculoskeletal helpline, death certification, blood transfusion and Fit For Work. It will then be introduced in one health board area to ensure it is working effectively... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Assam hospital gives Muslim family wrong body for burial, anger spurs probe“The other body remains unidentified and unclaimed. The police usually dispose
Assam hospital gives Muslim family wrong body for burial, anger spurs probe
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 hours ago
“The other body remains unidentified and unclaimed. The police usually dispose of such bodies within 72 hours of their recovery,” he said. The GMCH was in the news last month when a three-and-a-half-year old boy contracted HIV after blood transfusi... Read more
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heraldscotland
NHS 24 IT system to be rolled out four years late in 2017place this year for services including Breathing Space, NHS Living Life, the mu
NHS 24 IT system to be rolled out four years late in 2017
heraldscotland / Posted 22 hours ago
place this year for services including Breathing Space, NHS Living Life, the musculoskeletal helpline, death certification, blood transfusion and Fit For Work. It will then be introduced in one health board area to ensure it is working effectively... Read more
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Daily Mail
Going vegan saved my life says teen suffering chronic bowel conditionso much blood he collapsed, Mr Honnas had to be rushed to hospital. During a t
Going vegan saved my life says teen suffering chronic bowel condition
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
so much blood he collapsed, Mr Honnas had to be rushed to hospital. During a two week stay, in which he received four blood transfusions and lost over two stone (30lbs), he thought his football dreams were over as doctors battled to stabilise... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study demonstrates no risk of contracting dementia through blood transfusionin healthy laboratory animals, causing concern that dementia diseases can be tr
New study demonstrates no risk of contracting dementia through blood transfusion
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
in healthy laboratory animals, causing concern that dementia diseases can be transmitted between individuals, possibly via blood transfusions. However, in a new study published in The Annals of Internal Medicine, a team from Karolinska Institutet... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thousands of Pregnant Women Displaced By Boko Haram in Nigerfor safe child delivery - including obstetric supplies for emergency Caesarean
Thousands of Pregnant Women Displaced By Boko Haram in Niger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
for safe child delivery - including obstetric supplies for emergency Caesarean section deliveries - have been distributed. Blood transfusion kits, HIV treatment supplies, treatment for potential HIV exposure, and kits for treating survivors of... Read more
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examiner.com
HIV-to-HIV transplants provide new hope for treatmentUnlike Ryan White, an early AIDS patient that was expelled from middle school b
HIV-to-HIV transplants provide new hope for treatment
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Unlike Ryan White, an early AIDS patient that was expelled from middle school because he contacted AIDS from a blood transfusion, those with HIV and AIDS are able to live within the community for an extended period of time. The director... Read more
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PharmaceuticalOnline
Optimizing FDA Submissions For Companion Diagnosticsis unique, and doctors have always tried to tailor their treatments as best the
Optimizing FDA Submissions For Companion Diagnostics
PharmaceuticalOnline / Posted 2 days ago
is unique, and doctors have always tried to tailor their treatments as best they can to individuals. You can match a blood transfusion to a blood type — that was an important discovery. What if matching a cancer cure to our genetic code was... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
One test confirms dengue, but is ignoredIt also means that the patient has to stay in hospital for a long period of tim
One test confirms dengue, but is ignored
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
It also means that the patient has to stay in hospital for a long period of time leading to increased hospital bills. Blood transfusion according to experts must be carried out only when the platelet count is less than 10,000. Government... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fascinating exhibition reveals the medical devices used in WWIthe medical devices used during the war and afterwards by veterans Includes be
Fascinating exhibition reveals the medical devices used in WWI
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the medical devices used during the war and afterwards by veterans Includes bendable stretchers to move through trenches, blood transfusion machines and metal artificial limbs Shrapnel rained from the sky, mines exploded into the air and charred... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Donated blood won't spread these 2 serious illnessesPeople who've received a blood transfusion can breathe a bit easier: A new stud
Donated blood won't spread these 2 serious illnesses
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
People who've received a blood transfusion can breathe a bit easier: A new study finds no evidence that degenerative brain disorders can be transmitted via donated blood. "This study provides reassurance to individuals who have received blood... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Black people are white people's servants‚ says 'racist' KZN guest house ownerat what the Bible says‚ it says: ‘And from one blood God made all the Nations o
Black people are white people's servants‚ says 'racist' KZN guest house owner
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
at what the Bible says‚ it says: ‘And from one blood God made all the Nations of men.’ You can check the website of the blood transfusion [agencies]. It says there are four blood types‚ and all these are found amongst the Africans‚ Indians‚ and... Read more
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Newsmax
Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson'sPeople who've received a blood transfusion can breathe a bit easier: A new stud
Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
People who've received a blood transfusion can breathe a bit easier: A new study finds no evidence that degenerative brain disorders can be transmitted via donated blood. "This study provides reassurance to individuals who have received blood... Read more
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CBS News
Donated blood won't spread these 2 serious illnessesPeople who've received a blood transfusion can breathe a bit easier: A new stud
Donated blood won't spread these 2 serious illnesses
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
People who've received a blood transfusion can breathe a bit easier: A new study finds no evidence that degenerative brain disorders can be transmitted via donated blood. "This study provides reassurance to individuals who have received blood... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Contaminated Blood Scandal: Norfolk mother-of-four finds out she’s had Hepatitis C for 28 years Michelle Tolley had blood transfusions twice when she was pregnant in the 198
Contaminated Blood Scandal: Norfolk mother-of-four finds out she’s had Hepatitis C for 28 years
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Michelle Tolley had blood transfusions twice when she was pregnant in the 1980s and early 1990s. Six months ago was she diagnosed with Hep C. PHOTO BY... Read more
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Times of Malta
Good news for patients with rare blood groupsthis morning at the blood processing laboratories next to St Luke’s Hospital by
Good news for patients with rare blood groups
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
this morning at the blood processing laboratories next to St Luke’s Hospital by Health Minister Chris Fearne and National Blood Transfusion Services director Alex Aquilina. During the event Jenifer Cornthwaite, whose blood group is so rare just... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blood Donation to Enrich Blood Transfusion CenterBlood Donors Association in the Gash Barka region reiterated readiness to augme
Blood Donation to Enrich Blood Transfusion Center
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Blood Donors Association in the Gash Barka region reiterated readiness to augment blood contribution aimed at enriching the blood transfusion center. They made the pledge a meeting they conducted on 24 June Barentu in connection with the... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
UCF hopes to break Orlando donation record at blood drive28,000 UNITS WITHIN THE FIRST WEE THAT MET THE IMMEDIATE NEED, BUT, EVERY TWO S
UCF hopes to break Orlando donation record at blood drive
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
28,000 UNITS WITHIN THE FIRST WEE THAT MET THE IMMEDIATE NEED, BUT, EVERY TWO SECONDS, SOMEONE IN AMERICA REQUIRES A BLOOD TRANSFUSION. ALWAYS LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES. TO CONTINUE OF DOING SOMETHING STEWART: THAT WAS WESH... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
UCF, OneBlood hosting blood drive at Bright House Stadium28,000 UNITS WITHIN THE FIRST WEEK. THAT MET THE IMMEDIATE NEED, BUT, EVERY TWO
UCF, OneBlood hosting blood drive at Bright House Stadium
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
28,000 UNITS WITHIN THE FIRST WEEK. THAT MET THE IMMEDIATE NEED, BUT, EVERY TWO SECONDS, SOMEONE IN AMERICA REQUIRES A BLOOD TRANSFUSION. MEANING, BLOOD CENTERS A ALWAYS LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES. >> NOW, WE'RE SEEING PEOPLE... Read more
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Oxford Mail
More observations would not have likely saved businessman, consultant surgeon claimsCoroner’s Court heard on Friday how the 55-year-old had a cardiac arrest after
More observations would not have likely saved businessman, consultant surgeon claims
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Coroner’s Court heard on Friday how the 55-year-old had a cardiac arrest after doctors tried to carry out a blood transfusion, and died despite attempts to resuscitate him. Mr Kingerlee was diagnosed with cancer in June last year... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
More observations would not have likely saved businessman, consultant surgeon claimsCoroner’s Court heard on Friday how the 55-year-old had a cardiac arrest after
More observations would not have likely saved businessman, consultant surgeon claims
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
Coroner’s Court heard on Friday how the 55-year-old had a cardiac arrest after doctors tried to carry out a blood transfusion, and died despite attempts to resuscitate him. Mr Kingerlee was diagnosed with cancer in June last year... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
One Way, Or the Highway?Graduate from college, followed by medical school, and then receive extensive p
One Way, Or the Highway?
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
Graduate from college, followed by medical school, and then receive extensive professional training. If you need a blood transfusion, a pint of the purest tomato juice, or red Kool-Aid, or red grape juice will not do. Or blood from an... Read more
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New Kerala
Vatika's Enviro conducts month long blood donation drive for Thalassemic patients - newkerala.com #82389is a disease of the blood in which there is increased destruction (hemolysis) o
Vatika's Enviro conducts month long blood donation drive for Thalassemic patients - newkerala.com #82389
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
is a disease of the blood in which there is increased destruction (hemolysis) of the red cells, which requires regular blood transfusion. This is an inherited genetic disorder and approximately 10,000 cases are being added each year. Megha,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Agonising Experience in Female Gynaecological Wardfor blood. A woman sleeping in the next bed throws the mother of all tantrums,
My Agonising Experience in Female Gynaecological Ward
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
for blood. A woman sleeping in the next bed throws the mother of all tantrums, claiming that she has been waiting for that blood transfusion for weeks and that my wife has been favored over her. She refuses to eat. Transfusion process begins. I am... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Volunteers Have Raised Awareness On HIV/Aidsprogram in 2012 and she is happy the ambassadors are accomplishing well the tas
How Volunteers Have Raised Awareness On HIV/Aids
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
program in 2012 and she is happy the ambassadors are accomplishing well the task. Elizabeth Glaser acquired HIV through a blood transfusion and unknowingly passed the virus on to her daughter, Ariel, and her son, Jake. Following Ariel's death in... Read more
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dna
NBTC asked to create registry for Bombay blood group donorsIn order to help Bombay Blood group patients, a rare blood group, Mumbai-based
NBTC asked to create registry for Bombay blood group donors
dna / Posted 4 days ago
In order to help Bombay Blood group patients, a rare blood group, Mumbai-based NGO has asked National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC) to create a registry of blood donors with this rare blood type. The NGO said that this will help them gather data... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ban on gay men donating blood to be liftedMinister Simon Harris revealed the decision days after the reform was recommend
Ban on gay men donating blood to be lifted
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
Minister Simon Harris revealed the decision days after the reform was recommended in a report by the board of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS). The move will allow men who have sex with men to donate blood a year after being sexually... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ireland lifts ban on gay men donating bloodMinister Simon Harris revealed the decision days after the reform was recommend
Ireland lifts ban on gay men donating blood
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Minister Simon Harris revealed the decision days after the reform was recommended in a report by the board of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS). The move will allow men who have sex with men to donate blood a year after being sexually... Read more
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Salon.com
Time to end these blood bans: U.S. policy on gay and bi male blood donations is a failure—and Canada is repeating the same mistakesin the blood after just six months. But 18 years later, advances in the health
Time to end these blood bans: U.S. policy on gay and bi male blood donations is a failure—and Canada is repeating the same mistakes
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
in the blood after just six months. But 18 years later, advances in the health and medical industries that have made blood transfusion safer than ever, reducing the testing window to a period of mere weeks. Diane Anderson-Mitchell, who... Read more
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Western Advocate
Saving a life? Well, it’s in the bloodblood in an emergency. Stewart Street Veterinary Hospital runs a canine blood
Saving a life? Well, it’s in the blood
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
blood in an emergency. Stewart Street Veterinary Hospital runs a canine blood bank service that is available to dogs if a blood transfusion is needed. The clinic aims to keep a small supply of blood on hand at all times, but as blood only lasts... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Sexually transmitted case of Zika reported in SCbe transmitted from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnancy or around th
Sexually transmitted case of Zika reported in SC
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
be transmitted from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth. Spread of the virus through blood transfusion and sexual contact have been reported. About 1 in 5 people infected with Zika virus become ill. Copyright... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Four Mumbaikars give rare blood to save Dhaka manreport said. "We had to seek many permissions as export is permitted only unde
Four Mumbaikars give rare blood to save Dhaka man
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
report said. "We had to seek many permissions as export is permitted only under license. We got approvals from the State Blood Transfusion Council, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization, Directorate of Health Services and CISF that mans... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Sexually transmitted case of Zika reported in SCbe transmitted from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnancy or around th
Sexually transmitted case of Zika reported in SC
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
be transmitted from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth. Spread of the virus through blood transfusion and sexual contact have been reported. About 1 in 5 people infected with Zika virus become ill. Copyright... Read more
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CBS Sports
Triple-A Omaha honors kid's cancer battle with special jerseysSam Gardner writes, Miles was initial diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma in
Triple-A Omaha honors kid's cancer battle with special jerseys
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
Sam Gardner writes, Miles was initial diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma in October of 2014. On Friday, he'll undergo a blood transfusion. As you might imagine, the family's costs are mounting in a hurry, and that's why the Storm Chasers are... Read more
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Irish Examiner
GLEN welcomes report that ban on gay men donating blood will be liftedJune 24, 2016 - 07:11 pm The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) has welco
GLEN welcomes report that ban on gay men donating blood will be lifted
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
June 24, 2016 - 07:11 pm The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) has welcomed reports that the board of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service will recommend to the Minister for Health to remove the permanent ban on blood donation by gay... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Ncube: How we lost our cash reservesto try and arrest the haemorrhage. In other words, it is crucial to get such a
Ncube: How we lost our cash reserves
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
to try and arrest the haemorrhage. In other words, it is crucial to get such a patient to hospital as soon as possible for blood transfusion, but whilst they are lying in painful helplessness on the tarmac or grass, what becomes urgent is to stop... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
3,600 Units of Blood Collected in Nationwide Driveyear to recognise efforts of voluntary blood donors and motivate voluntary bloo
3,600 Units of Blood Collected in Nationwide Drive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
year to recognise efforts of voluntary blood donors and motivate voluntary blood donation for saving lives. The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) Public Relations Officer, Rajab Mwenda, told 'Daily News' in an interview in Dar es Salaam... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Remembering pioneers who lead the wayThey introduced state-of-the-art electronic monitoring of babies and innovative
Remembering pioneers who lead the way
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
They introduced state-of-the-art electronic monitoring of babies and innovative techniques including double catheter blood transfusion, phototherapy and CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) for babies in respiratory distress. Under... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Republic's ban on gay blood donors may be liftedwith rules that allowed gay men to give blood 12 months after their last sexual
Republic's ban on gay blood donors may be lifted
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
with rules that allowed gay men to give blood 12 months after their last sexual encounter with another man. The Irish Blood Transfusion Service, which met yesterday to discuss the issue, recommended the Republic's ban should end. It should be... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City boy gets new kidneyalso posted on his Facebook page: "Marcus is out of surgery, and the new kidney
Cañon City boy gets new kidney
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
also posted on his Facebook page: "Marcus is out of surgery, and the new kidney is working great, he may need a blood transfusion, but they want to see if the new kidney will bring blood (platelets) up on their own." Even though a... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Set up more sickle cell centres – Associationthey were in crisis. Mr. Antwi spoke of the need to provide the patients with
Set up more sickle cell centres – Association
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 7 days ago
they were in crisis. Mr. Antwi spoke of the need to provide the patients with specialized care - neurosurgery services, blood transfusion and counselling. He hinted of the determination of the Association to mount sustained public education on... Read more
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RTE News
IBTS votes to end ban on gay men donating bloodRTÉ News has learned that the Irish Blood Transfusion Service has voted to end
IBTS votes to end ban on gay men donating blood
RTE News / Posted 7 days ago
RTÉ News has learned that the Irish Blood Transfusion Service has voted to end the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood, in favour of a one-year deferral period. A meeting of the IBTS Board has recommended that blood be accepted from gay men if... Read more
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Officer.com
Memphis Police Say Goodbye to Heroic K-9before he was apprehended and handcuffed by Twilley. Gunner was critically inju
Memphis Police Say Goodbye to Heroic K-9
Officer.com / Posted 8 days ago
before he was apprehended and handcuffed by Twilley. Gunner was critically injured and underwent emergency surgery and a blood transfusion, but returned to duty about two months later. "Gunner never gave up the fight, continued to engage the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Major review highlights lack of genetic understanding of Zika virusZika to spread to the remaining parts of the world. Whilst Zika has been shown
Major review highlights lack of genetic understanding of Zika virus
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Zika to spread to the remaining parts of the world. Whilst Zika has been shown to be transmitted to babies in the womb, via blood transfusion and through sexual intercourse, the researchers do believe mosquito control should be a priority. The... Read more
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