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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.
British tourist in Hong Kong has mad cow disease

British tourist in Hong Kong has mad cow disease

Celiac success: New enzyme efficiently degrades gluten

Celiac success: New enzyme efficiently degrades gluten

New human genotype may be prone to vCJD

New human genotype may be prone to vCJD

Study calls for more consistent use of anti-clotting medications in women

Study calls for more consistent use of anti-clotting medications in women

Study holds promise for malarial susceptibility test

Study holds promise for malarial susceptibility test

Increase in variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease predicted

Increase in variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease predicted

Footprints of a blood cell

Footprints of a blood cell

Research finds blood type, age may be pivotal in transfusion success

Research finds blood type, age may be pivotal in transfusion success

American physicians may be too liberal in their use of blood transfusions

American physicians may be too liberal in their use of blood transfusions

Hepatitis C linked to illegal blood donation in China

Hepatitis C linked to illegal blood donation in China

New approaches to counteract platelet shortages

New approaches to counteract platelet shortages

Common form of thalassaemia can be managed without blood transfusion

Common form of thalassaemia can be managed without blood transfusion

Three cases of mad cow disease in UK from donated blood

Three cases of mad cow disease in UK from donated blood

HIV testing of all pregnant women recommended

HIV testing of all pregnant women recommended

New UK Guidance to be issued on Hepatitis C as 'silent epidemic'

New UK Guidance to be issued on Hepatitis C as 'silent epidemic'

Blood emergency declared in New York supply

Blood emergency declared in New York supply

Improvements in critical care decrease risk of post-injury multiple organ failure

Improvements in critical care decrease risk of post-injury multiple organ failure

Men with HIV combat stigma, stress with Mom's love

Men with HIV combat stigma, stress with Mom's love

Researchers have successfully induced adult heart-muscle cells to divide and multiply

Researchers have successfully induced adult heart-muscle cells to divide and multiply

Framework agreement creates safe blood for China

Framework agreement creates safe blood for China