Navigation Links
Grifols Honors Texas Plasma Donors During Plasma Protein Therapies Month
Date:8/11/2009

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Grifols SA (Grifols), a global healthcare company based in Barcelona, Spain, begins a month long celebration of Texas plasma donors in recognition of the state resolution designating August 2009 as "Plasma Protein Therapies Month." Grifols owns and operates 17 plasma donor facilities throughout the state of Texas and more than 80 across the United States. Grifols' national testing laboratory, headquartered in Austin, Texas, performs more than 1 million tests each month to assure the health and safety of Grifols' donors and the medicines produced from their plasma donations.

"We applaud the Texas House of Representatives for designating August as Plasma Protein Therapies Month and thank the thousands of Texas plasma donors who make treatment possible for many patients who depend on plasma medicines," said company spokesman Christopher Healey. "Too often, people with rare diseases go unnoticed and undertreated; this will go a long way to raise public awareness of these medicines and the conditions they treat."

Plasma donated at Grifols facilities is used to produce therapies such as intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) to treat primary immune deficiency, blood clotting factors to treat hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, and albumin, which is used for shock, trauma, and burns. Patients with a primary immune deficiency suffer with a severely compromised immune system that makes them susceptible to debilitating and potentially life-threatening infections and diseases. Individuals with hemophilia and related bleeding disorders are lacking the essential blood proteins necessary for their blood to properly clot. For these conditions and others, regular and life-long treatment with plasma therapies is often the only treatment option.

For more information about donating plasma and its life-saving properties pl
'/>"/>

SOURCE Grifols, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Health Robotics Announces i.v.STATION(TM) Contract With Grifols in Spain, Portugal and South America
2. Grifols Inaugurates the GRIFOLS ACADEMY OF PLASMAPHERESIS in Glendale, Arizona
3. Grifols Celebrates Initial Construction of New IVIG Facility with Los Angeles Officials and Dignitaries
4. Grifols Biomat USA Opens New Plasma Donor Center in Lincoln
5. Thirteen Courage Center Youth Athletes Take Top Honors in National Sports Competition
6. National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honors VCU physician with Maxwell Finland Award for 2010
7. AMERIGROUP Foundation Honors Warehouse of Hope Founder Craig Parson as a Healthy Hero
8. THA Honors 12 Legislators for Contributions to Health Care
9. School of Health Management Honors 162 Graduating Students
10. Award Honors Chicago Cancer Survivor Who Gives Back
11. California Association of Physician Groups Honors Heritage Provider Networks With Elite Status of Care Delivery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2014)... 2014 Ticket Down is a ... for her 2015 “Honeymoon Tour.” This well-known ticket exchange ... savings. , In early 2015, fans will have a chance ... across North America. Twenty-one-year-old Ariana Grande will hit the road ... her to 25 cities across the United States and Canada. ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... of power morcellators ( http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/ ) in ... notes that yet another insurer has announced plans ... a statement posted on its website last month, ... such procedures effective November 1, 2014. The insurer ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Recently, Best Cheap Hosting USA (best-cheap-hosting-usa.com), ... new website. The new site provides the latest ... for customers. Here, people can find a lot ... Also, it has recommended some excellent web hosting ... the great web hosting suppliers, InMotion ( http://www.best-cheap-hosting-usa.com/go/InMotion/ ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... dentists have advised their patients against drinking coffee and wine. ... that advice and changing his stance after considering two recent ... oral health. “There’s good news and great news,” says Dr. ... protecting against gum disease, and red wine can help fight ... the September 2014 issue of Boston University School of ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... September 20, 2014 Recently, UWDress.com, an ... and women’s special occasion outfits, has launched a special ... company’s prom outfits are popular among worldwide clients. Now, ... wholesale prom dresses on its website. , ... customers from around the world. Great custom made items ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in New York, Philadelphia, Orlando, Fairfax, Worcester, Toronto, Uncasville, Detroit, Miami, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Atlanta On Sale Today 2Health News:Ariana Grande Tickets in New York, Philadelphia, Orlando, Fairfax, Worcester, Toronto, Uncasville, Detroit, Miami, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Atlanta On Sale Today 3Health News:As Power Morcellator Concerns Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Insurer’s Decision to Drop Coverage for Uterine Morcellation 2Health News:As Power Morcellator Concerns Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Insurer’s Decision to Drop Coverage for Uterine Morcellation 3Health News:Best Cheap Hosting USA Launches Its New Website And Recommends InMotion To Worldwide People 2Health News:South Charlotte Dentist, Dr. James Wells, is Changing His Advice on Coffee and Wine Drinking 2Health News:South Charlotte Dentist, Dr. James Wells, is Changing His Advice on Coffee and Wine Drinking 3Health News:Discounted 2014 Prom Dresses Provided By Innovative Company UWDress.com 2
... predictive tools, but not all agree , TUESDAY, Sept. 29 (HealthDay ... a milder interruption of blood flow to the brain, called a ... because of that, the researchers conclude, such an attack is ... implication of this study is that we cannot rely on the ...
... ... by a national nutrition company…A FREE 4 Week Personal Nutrition Plan guaranteed to ... ... boldest move ever constructed by a respected national nutrition company, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition ...
... ... (HFO) has added a new online continuing education (CE/CEU) course entitled ... nationally-approved CE courses for mental health professionals, nurses and allied healthcare ... that may occur close to death in a situation of physical ...
... ... Dr. Katz , ... (PRWEB) September 29, 2009 -- Foot pain and foot care come in all ... and ankle pain and are growing frustrated with continuous visits to their doctors. One physician, ...
... Organization (WHO) estimated that globally 400 million adults were obese, ... or greater. WHO projects that by 2015 there will ... is considered to be one of the greatest risk factors ... loss of joint cartilage. Researchers from Duke University, supported ...
... ... , ... 28, 2009 -- Keystone Mercy Health Plan , a member of the AmeriHealth ... members of the press to join Lt. General Russel Honoré , who is best known ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mini-Stroke Found to Precede 1 in 8 Strokes 2Health News:Mini-Stroke Found to Precede 1 in 8 Strokes 3Health News:President Announces Free Health Plan 2Health News:President Announces Free Health Plan 3Health News:New Online Continuing Education Course on Near-Death Experience Added to HealthForumOnline's Library for Mental Health Professionals 2Health News:New Online Continuing Education Course on Near-Death Experience Added to HealthForumOnline's Library for Mental Health Professionals 3Health News:New Online Continuing Education Course on Near-Death Experience Added to HealthForumOnline's Library for Mental Health Professionals 4Health News:New Online Continuing Education Course on Near-Death Experience Added to HealthForumOnline's Library for Mental Health Professionals 5Health News:Dr. Marc Katz, Leading Podiatric Surgeon Adds High Powered Color Ultrasound To Cryosurgery Procedures and Treatments 2Health News:Study suggests obesity alone does not cause knee osteoarthritis in mice 2Health News:Katrina Hero, Lt. General Russel Honor (Ret.), to Speak on H1N1 Flu Preparedness at Press Briefing Following AmeriHealth Mercy/PerformRx Conference 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... Mass. , Sept. 19, 2014  Pressure ... today announced it has received and approved all ... HT48 instruments and has begun to manufacture the ... first instrument will be ready for shipment by ... built and released at a rate of about ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014  Over 200 runners participated in the ... the Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI), hosted by Radiation Business ... Park in San Francisco.  "Donations are ... of Radiation Business Solutions, "but at this point, ... $70,000 for the ROI this year. This surpasses last ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... PHILADELPHIA , Sept. 19, 2014  PCI ... Services International (Biotec).  Biotec is a leading provider ... Services headquartered in Bridgend, Wales ... .  The addition significantly expands PCI,s presence in ... medicinal products by adding packaging, storage and distribution ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 2Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 3Fifth Annual 5K Run for the Future to Benefit the Radiation Oncology Institute Breaks Attendance, Donation Records 2Fifth Annual 5K Run for the Future to Benefit the Radiation Oncology Institute Breaks Attendance, Donation Records 3PCI Announces Acquisition Of Biotec 2PCI Announces Acquisition Of Biotec 3PCI Announces Acquisition Of Biotec 4PCI Announces Acquisition Of Biotec 5PCI Announces Acquisition Of Biotec 6
... - Strategic Collaboration with the Gynecologic Oncology Group ... Sciences, Inc. today,announced it has expanded its clinical ... 2 study of its lead product candidate,BSI-201. The ... inhibitor in the company,s DNA repair portfolio, for ...
... Updated Results Showing a 20% Reduction in the Risk, ... Disease Free Survival at ... Surgery -, BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 28 Sanofi-aventis U.S.,announced ... supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to include six-year overall,survival analysis ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BiPar Sciences Expands Clinical Development of BSI-201, A Novel PARP Inhibitor, With Phase 2 Trial in Uterine Cancer 2New Eloxatin(R) (oxaliplatin injection) Prescribing Information in the U.S. Includes Six-Year Overall Survival Data 2New Eloxatin(R) (oxaliplatin injection) Prescribing Information in the U.S. Includes Six-Year Overall Survival Data 3New Eloxatin(R) (oxaliplatin injection) Prescribing Information in the U.S. Includes Six-Year Overall Survival Data 4
Double-ended. Designated most popular model or size....
Double-ended. Sharp and blunt 6.5 mm tips. Designated most popular model or size....
2 mm tip....
Octagonal handle. 3 mm wide....
Medicine Products: