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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.
Widely adopted blood transfusion practice may not benefit non-trauma patients, MGH study suggests

Widely adopted blood transfusion practice may not benefit non-trauma patients, MGH study suggests

Researchers examine risk factors for B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Israeli, Palestinian populations

Researchers examine risk factors for B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Israeli, Palestinian populations

Scientists shed new light on how common painkiller causes liver damage

Scientists shed new light on how common painkiller causes liver damage

New computer program helps discover 1000 new mutations in blood group genes

New computer program helps discover 1000 new mutations in blood group genes

Delayed cord clamping prevents anaemia in infants up to six months of age

Delayed cord clamping prevents anaemia in infants up to six months of age

CRCHUM receives NIH grant to study ways to prevent mortality after myocardial infarction

CRCHUM receives NIH grant to study ways to prevent mortality after myocardial infarction

Special article outlines recommended strategies to prevent Zika from blood transfusion

Special article outlines recommended strategies to prevent Zika from blood transfusion

New study finds no link between sex-discordant blood transfusions and post-cardiac surgery survival

New study finds no link between sex-discordant blood transfusions and post-cardiac surgery survival

Zika virus infection can break down and damage testes of male mice, new research shows

Zika virus infection can break down and damage testes of male mice, new research shows

PSH model of care provides better outcomes and decreases length of hospital stay

PSH model of care provides better outcomes and decreases length of hospital stay

Rutgers researchers aim to set blood transfusion standards for heart attack patients

Rutgers researchers aim to set blood transfusion standards for heart attack patients

Study examines outcomes of open and robotic partial nephrectomy in patients with kidney tumors

Study examines outcomes of open and robotic partial nephrectomy in patients with kidney tumors

Recombinant antigens and antibodies for the Zika virus

Recombinant antigens and antibodies for the Zika virus

Novel biomarkers may offer solution for detecting autologous blood transfusion in athletes

Novel biomarkers may offer solution for detecting autologous blood transfusion in athletes

Blood utilization practice guidelines can save millions of dollars, reduce blood wastage

Blood utilization practice guidelines can save millions of dollars, reduce blood wastage

Risk of blindness from spinal-fusion surgery has declined, study shows

Risk of blindness from spinal-fusion surgery has declined, study shows

New study demonstrates no risk of contracting dementia through blood transfusion

New study demonstrates no risk of contracting dementia through blood transfusion

New computer model shows how spleen filters misshapen red blood cells

New computer model shows how spleen filters misshapen red blood cells

Major review highlights lack of genetic understanding of Zika virus

Major review highlights lack of genetic understanding of Zika virus

Study emphasizes need for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to receive basic HIV care

Study emphasizes need for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to receive basic HIV care