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Epogen – Overuse Dangerou

...ic kidney disease) patients. Before ESA only blood transfusion was done to increase the blood count in the anemic patient. Today the result of the study funded by the American government show that a higher dosage of Epogen, the recommended medicine for anemia causes deadly side effects mainly for the kidney di...

WHO Intensifies Work on Safe Blood for Mothers

...ing to work towards universal access to safe blood transfusion in support of the Millennium Development Goals. ...one of the main groups of patients requiring blood transfusion in developing countries, together with children they are particularly vulnerable to blood shortages ...

World Blood Donor Day

...onal voluntary blood donor organizations and blood transfusion specialists throughout the world. World Blood Donor Day provides a special opportunity to thank all the voluntary (non-remunerated) blood donors. Several millions owe their existence to people they may never meet - people who donate their blo...

FDA Refuses to Lift Ban on Blood Donation by Gays

...ago!Currently the odds of getting HIV from a blood transfusion are about 1 per 2-million people in the United States. The FDA has acknowledged the accuracy of the tests, but also stresses that they are not at 100%. In addition to gay blood, the FDA also bans those who have used intravenous drugs or have been p...

Precancerous Blood Donors Do Not Pass on the Disease

...-cancer donors, a study of more than 350,000 blood transfusion recipients shows. Researchers say the findings a...nsfusion-related risks. "Continuous attention to transfusion safety has reduced the risk of transfusion-transmitted disease to a current record low," writes res...

Blood Transfusions Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer Transmission

... European School of Oncology have found that blood transfusion from donors with undiagnosed cancers does not expo...s carry out a rigorous battery of tests before the transfusion of blood so as to ensure that no diseases are passed between the donor and recipient. Although the r...

Math Model Helps Identify Genes That Attack Hepatitis C Virus

...s found mostly among patients who have had a blood transfusion or who share needles, attacks the liver and in extreme cases can cause cancer of the liver. At present, there is one well know medication, interferon, used to treat the virus to which every patient does not respond. As part of the study, research...

Chennai Hospital Conducts Bone Marrow Transplantation Successfully

...DP) in January, found a donor in April and did the transfusion soon afterwards. The Kafeeros had already lost Howard's sibling to the disease, 12 years ago. "Doctors, whom I trusted, did treat my son very well, but it is god who healed him," Sarah said. Howard showed the first symptoms of the disease when h...

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