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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.
Two die from mad cow disease in Spain

Two die from mad cow disease in Spain

Australian blood expert calls for changes in the way blood is stored

Australian blood expert calls for changes in the way blood is stored

New study proves Neoteric's BloodTrack increases hospital efficiency

New study proves Neoteric's BloodTrack increases hospital efficiency

RFID technology to secure donor blood supply

RFID technology to secure donor blood supply

Drug for anemic cancer patients raises risk of death

Drug for anemic cancer patients raises risk of death

Study confirms aprotinin drug increases cardiac surgery death rate

Study confirms aprotinin drug increases cardiac surgery death rate

Most maternal deaths worldwide are preventable

Most maternal deaths worldwide are preventable

Preventing transfusion-transmitted infections through improved blood screening methods

Preventing transfusion-transmitted infections through improved blood screening methods

Blood transfusions linked to surgery complications in women

Blood transfusions linked to surgery complications in women

Cocktail of blood products boosts odds of surviving trauma

Cocktail of blood products boosts odds of surviving trauma

Children with sickle cell disease, silent strokes show some relief with blood transfusions

Children with sickle cell disease, silent strokes show some relief with blood transfusions

Public-health approach for HIV control in India needs to become more scientific

Public-health approach for HIV control in India needs to become more scientific

Study looks at blood transfusion outcomes in women

Study looks at blood transfusion outcomes in women

Bayer Pharmaceuticals agrees to a marketing suspension of Trasylol

Bayer Pharmaceuticals agrees to a marketing suspension of Trasylol

The risks linked to caesarean births

The risks linked to caesarean births

FDA issues communication on ongoing safety review of Aprotinin injection

FDA issues communication on ongoing safety review of Aprotinin injection

Anti-fibrinolytics reduce blood loss during cardiac surgery

Anti-fibrinolytics reduce blood loss during cardiac surgery

Fetal cell transplant could be a hidden link between childbirth and reduced risk of breast cancer

Fetal cell transplant could be a hidden link between childbirth and reduced risk of breast cancer

Judge acquits Canadian doctors, U.S. drug company in tainted blood case

Judge acquits Canadian doctors, U.S. drug company in tainted blood case

Fetal cell "transplant" could be a hidden link between childbirth and reduced risk of breast cancer

Fetal cell "transplant" could be a hidden link between childbirth and reduced risk of breast cancer