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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.
CGT, University of Aberdeen announce creation of new company to develop novel technology for diabetes treatment

CGT, University of Aberdeen announce creation of new company to develop novel technology for diabetes treatment

Researchers identify risk factors for unplanned readmissions following esophageal resection

Researchers identify risk factors for unplanned readmissions following esophageal resection

New blood treatment technology could reduce malaria risk following blood transfusions

New blood treatment technology could reduce malaria risk following blood transfusions

Analysis reveals improved survivorship for acute liver failure patients

Analysis reveals improved survivorship for acute liver failure patients

Increased use of PNBs in hip and knee arthroplasty could improve medical outcomes

Increased use of PNBs in hip and knee arthroplasty could improve medical outcomes

LivaNova announces first implantation of Perceval sutureless valve in U.S.

LivaNova announces first implantation of Perceval sutureless valve in U.S.

Johns Hopkins experts provide useful information to help prevent transmission of Zika virus

Johns Hopkins experts provide useful information to help prevent transmission of Zika virus

NHS Blood and Transplant now offers more detailed blood testing for patients with haemoglobinopathies

NHS Blood and Transplant now offers more detailed blood testing for patients with haemoglobinopathies

A Thai man with Zika virus has been hospitalized in Taiwan

A Thai man with Zika virus has been hospitalized in Taiwan

New study outlines risk for in-hospital and out-of-hospital births in Oregon

New study outlines risk for in-hospital and out-of-hospital births in Oregon

TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital passes JCI and HIMSS Stage 7 assessment

TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital passes JCI and HIMSS Stage 7 assessment

FDA updates blood donor deferral recommendations to help ensure continued safety of blood supply

FDA updates blood donor deferral recommendations to help ensure continued safety of blood supply

Scientists find effective antiviral mechanisms to inhibit chikungunya virus

Scientists find effective antiviral mechanisms to inhibit chikungunya virus

Experimental gene therapy may improve health outcomes for patients with some forms of blood disorders

Experimental gene therapy may improve health outcomes for patients with some forms of blood disorders

New combination approach to eradicate established tumors

New combination approach to eradicate established tumors

FDA grants accelerated approval for Darzalex to treat patients with multiple myeloma

FDA grants accelerated approval for Darzalex to treat patients with multiple myeloma

Lab experiment leads researchers to major red blood cell discovery

Lab experiment leads researchers to major red blood cell discovery

New study shows electronic tracking system helps lower blood transfusions and infection rates

New study shows electronic tracking system helps lower blood transfusions and infection rates

Sorin Group initiates PERSIST-AVR trial to evaluate Perceval sutureless aortic valve against standard sutured bioprostheses

Sorin Group initiates PERSIST-AVR trial to evaluate Perceval sutureless aortic valve against standard sutured bioprostheses

New review presents patient blood management program to tackle anemia and blood transfusion in surgery patients

New review presents patient blood management program to tackle anemia and blood transfusion in surgery patients