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More blood for India

“By donating a unit of blood a year a person can get more blessings than by going to a place of worship,” said Harsh Vardhan, then union health minister, launching “national voluntary blood donation fortnight” on 1 October. With this date already established as “national voluntary blood donation day,” Vardhan urged people to also turn their birthdays into opportunities for donating blood.  
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UK government apologises for contaminated blood scandal

An inquiry into why thousands of people in Scotland contracted hepatitis C and HIV in the 1970s and ’80s from NHS blood and blood products has concluded that there were “few aspects in which matters could, or should, have been handled differently.”1  
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Endovascular therapy reduces disability from stroke, studies confirm

Endovascular therapy using minimally invasive procedures to remove blood clots from occluded brain vessels within the first few hours of ischaemic stroke significantly reduces disability when compared with medical therapy, two studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine have shown.1 2  
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Upper Limb Arteries - Hand and Wrist - 3D Anatomy Tutorial

Blood supply to the hand and wrist upper limb arteries anatomy tutorial. Check out the 3D app at http://AnatomyLearning.com. More tutorials available on http...  
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Upper Limb Arteries - Hand and Wrist - 3D Anatomy Tutorial - YouTube

Blood supply to the hand and wrist upper limb arteries anatomy tutorial. More tutorials available on http://AnatomyZone.com. The following structures are rev...  
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Spinal Cord Anatomy - Blood Supply - 3D Anatomy Tutorial

http://www.anatomyzone.com 3D anatomy tutorial on the blood supply to the spinal cord using the BioDigital Human (http://www.biodigitalhuman.com). This tutor...  
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Patients prescribed proton pump inhibitors in combination with diuretics face increased risk of hospitalization for low blood magnesium

Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy is associated with hospitalization for hypomagnesemia, particularly among patients also receiving diuretics, according to research published this week in...  
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Food allergies can be transmitted from blood products to children in rare cases

In rare cases, children can develop anaphylactic allergies to previously tolerated foods after receiving blood products via transfusion, report the authors of a case study published in...  
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Early detection of osteoarthritis via blood test in sight, says study

There is currently no blood test for early-stage osteoarthritis. Now, a new study shows it is possible to detect a biomarker of the disease in the blood before bone damage occurs.  
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Minimally invasive spinal fusion: Less pain, faster recovery, smaller scar

A minimally invasive spinal fusion back surgery results in less blood loss, less postoperative pain, smaller incisions, a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery and return to work.  
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Providing universal donor plasma to massively bleeding trauma patients is feasible and can save lives

A recent randomized trial that looked at the feasibility of 2013 guidelines issued by the American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Project for trauma resuscitation found that...  
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First systematic review of the scientific literature on men who have sex with men (MSM) and blood donation

The scientific journal PLOS ONE recently published a scientific article by the Belgian Red Cross analyzing whether men who have sex with other men and donate blood pose a risk in terms...  
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DNA blood test detects lung cancer mutations

Circulating tumor DNA in blood a valid option for EGFR testing in patients who do not have accessible tumor tissue, study showsCancer DNA circulating in the bloodstream...  
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Blood disorder study illustrates the challenges to parsing genetic data

Accumulating data, even genetic data, is easy. Understanding the meaning of those data can be more of a challenge.  
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Promising developments in tackling resistance to blood cancer drugs

A drug with the potential to reverse resistance to immunotherapy has been developed by scientists at the University of Southampton.  
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Study shows blood cells need nitric oxide to deliver oxygen

The respiratory cycle is a three-gas and not just a two-gas system of oxygen and carbon dioxide, shows new study that explains the role played by nitric oxide in oxygen delivery.  
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U-M researchers find new gene involved in blood-forming stem cells

Research led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has identified a gene critical to controlling the body's ability to create blood cells and immune cells from blood-forming stem...  
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New Waldenström's drug shows sustained benefit at two years

The most recent results from a clinical trial show that ibrutinib, a newly approved drug for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia, continued to control the rare blood cancer, with 95 percent of...  
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Cancer drug target also essential for blood cell recovery

Blocking key 'survival' proteins is a promising tactic for treating cancer, however new research suggests care should be taken as these proteins are also vital for emergency blood cell...  
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Patients With High Blood Calcium Levels Benefit From Monitored Vitamin D Therapy

Patients with a gland disorder that causes excessive calcium in their blood who also have vitamin D deficiency can safely receive vitamin D treatment without it raising their calcium levels, a...  
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