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Blood transfusion is the process of transferring blood or blood-based products from one person into the circulatory system of another. Blood transfusions can be life-saving in some situations, such as massive blood loss due to trauma, or can be used to replace blood lost during surgery.
High HIV infection rates attributed to transgender community's social stigmatization and isolation

High HIV infection rates attributed to transgender community's social stigmatization and isolation

Validation of new method for studying how different drugs interact in the body

Validation of new method for studying how different drugs interact in the body

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Study: Aspirin is not recommended for people who never had a heart attack or stroke

Study: Aspirin is not recommended for people who never had a heart attack or stroke

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

Study into skin collection of blood chemistry from babies aims to replace invasive blood tests

Study into skin collection of blood chemistry from babies aims to replace invasive blood tests

New clinical trial tests immunotherapy drug for prostate cancer patients on active surveillance

New clinical trial tests immunotherapy drug for prostate cancer patients on active surveillance

Researchers develop world's first blood incubator using laser technology

Researchers develop world's first blood incubator using laser technology

Study looks at outcomes of birth options after a previous cesarean section

Study looks at outcomes of birth options after a previous cesarean section

Ticks now carrying multiple diseases, says new study

Ticks now carrying multiple diseases, says new study

Papilloma viruses capable of spreading via blood

Papilloma viruses capable of spreading via blood

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Newborn mouse model yields clues to cause of devastating gut disease in anemic preemies

Study examines role of plastic exposure in irregular heart rhythms, arrhythmias

Study examines role of plastic exposure in irregular heart rhythms, arrhythmias

'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

Living-donor liver transplant offers advantages over deceased-donor, research finds

Living-donor liver transplant offers advantages over deceased-donor, research finds

Dangerous brain parasite invades host cell, maintains steady nutrient supply

Dangerous brain parasite invades host cell, maintains steady nutrient supply

Better education and communication critical for increasing blood donation among minorities

Better education and communication critical for increasing blood donation among minorities

Scientists turn type A blood into universal type O, potentially doubling blood transfusion stocks

Scientists turn type A blood into universal type O, potentially doubling blood transfusion stocks

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death