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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.
Exome sequencing sheds light on genetic causes of nonimmune hydrops fetalis

Exome sequencing sheds light on genetic causes of nonimmune hydrops fetalis

Intravenous iron therapy does not benefit anemic patients during surgery, study finds

Intravenous iron therapy does not benefit anemic patients during surgery, study finds

High-intensity focused ultrasound technology shows promising outcomes for prostate cancer

High-intensity focused ultrasound technology shows promising outcomes for prostate cancer

Restrictive blood transfusion strategy has no negative impact on anemic heart attack patients

Restrictive blood transfusion strategy has no negative impact on anemic heart attack patients

Natural controllers shed light on immunity mechanisms against hepatitis B

Natural controllers shed light on immunity mechanisms against hepatitis B

Study reveals impact of TP53 gene mutations on MDS severity

Study reveals impact of TP53 gene mutations on MDS severity

Study estimates the past and present burden of viral hepatitis through blood transfusions

Study estimates the past and present burden of viral hepatitis through blood transfusions

Essential and in danger: Coronavirus sickens, even kills public health workers

Essential and in danger: Coronavirus sickens, even kills public health workers

Likelihood of SARS-CoV-2 transmission may depend on blood type of spreader and recipient

Likelihood of SARS-CoV-2 transmission may depend on blood type of spreader and recipient

Fully automated chip can reliably determine blood type within minutes

Fully automated chip can reliably determine blood type within minutes

The second person cured from HIV goes public

The second person cured from HIV goes public

New HIV infections among gay and bisexual men in the UK fall by 71 percent

New HIV infections among gay and bisexual men in the UK fall by 71 percent

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