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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.
Umbilical cord milking may be safe, more effective for non-vigorous term and near- term infants

Umbilical cord milking may be safe, more effective for non-vigorous term and near- term infants

Study shows encouraging results for robotic IVC thrombectomy

Study shows encouraging results for robotic IVC thrombectomy

Analyzing whether SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid and spike proteins stimulate dendritic or γδ T cells

Analyzing whether SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid and spike proteins stimulate dendritic or γδ T cells

Sex and previous pregnancy of blood donors do not increase mortality risk of transfused patients

Sex and previous pregnancy of blood donors do not increase mortality risk of transfused patients

Synthetic IL-9 receptor allows T cells to fight cancer without the need for chemo or radiation

Synthetic IL-9 receptor allows T cells to fight cancer without the need for chemo or radiation

Multidisciplinary medical team needed to provide care for pregnant women with lupus, study says

Multidisciplinary medical team needed to provide care for pregnant women with lupus, study says

Study shows dengue virus can lower sperm production in men

Study shows dengue virus can lower sperm production in men

Phase 2 clinical trial of COVID-19 convalescent plasma with high antibody titers

Phase 2 clinical trial of COVID-19 convalescent plasma with high antibody titers

Examining hypomagnesemia in critically ill patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Examining hypomagnesemia in critically ill patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Study evaluates the prevalence of autoantibodies targeting type I interferons in critically-ill COVID-19 patients

Study evaluates the prevalence of autoantibodies targeting type I interferons in critically-ill COVID-19 patients

New research focuses on improving the manufacturing process of lab-grown tissue from cells

New research focuses on improving the manufacturing process of lab-grown tissue from cells

Study identifies a link between mortality of newborns on ECMO and red blood cell transfusion volume

Study identifies a link between mortality of newborns on ECMO and red blood cell transfusion volume

Old FDA-approved drug may protect against lung injury and blood clots in severe COVID-19

Old FDA-approved drug may protect against lung injury and blood clots in severe COVID-19

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Ireland before first official COVID-19 report

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Ireland before first official COVID-19 report

A novel FACS-based approach for SARS-CoV-2 serology

A novel FACS-based approach for SARS-CoV-2 serology

‘Tainted’ blood: Covid skeptics request blood transfusions from unvaccinated donors

‘Tainted’ blood: Covid skeptics request blood transfusions from unvaccinated donors

New practice guideline includes recommendations for reducing blood loss during heart surgery

New practice guideline includes recommendations for reducing blood loss during heart surgery

Global blood centers join hands to develop more efficient, accurate blood typing technology

Global blood centers join hands to develop more efficient, accurate blood typing technology

Urgent action needed to address the shortage of hematologists in Africa, experts say

Urgent action needed to address the shortage of hematologists in Africa, experts say

Oral TXA is equally efficacious at preventing blood loss in orthopedic surgery, interim study suggests

Oral TXA is equally efficacious at preventing blood loss in orthopedic surgery, interim study suggests