Young blood fights cancer
...y we look at transfusion in cancer patients."
The study, Prof. Ben-Eliyahu points out, also led to one other interesting finding. Surgeons commonly transfuse
blood from which white blood cells have been removed, believing that these cells can cause harmful effects in the recipient.
"However, we found th...
Cancer 'cure' in mice to be tested in humans
...also found that this activity can be lowered by factors such as winter or emotional stress. They said the key to the success for the new therapy is to transfuse
sufficient granulocytes from healthy donors while their cancer-killing activities are at their peak level.
For the upcoming study, the researchers...
Early predictive model may be new 'weapon' against leading cause of death on battlefield
...at the combat support hospital -- is highly predictive of which soldiers will need MT, thus allowing physicians to mobilize the necessary resources to transfuse
large amounts of blood. The three variables are hemoglobin 11g/dL, International Normalized Ratio > 1.5, and a penetrating injury mechanism such as t...
Pall launches new products to increase supply of safe blood
... organ transplants, accident, burn or trauma as well as blood collection facilities that collect, pool, and test the platelets, and the hospitals that transfuse
them. Patients can be assured that they are receiving the highest quality of platelets available. Hospital and blood centers will be able to efficient...
Studies Probe Weaknesses in Donated Blood
...gional Blood Center in Davenport, Iowa, and past president of America's Blood Centers, a network of community blood banks. "First, do no harm -- don't transfuse
unless you must," he said. Katz was not involved in either study.
Both reports were published this week in the early online edition of the Procee...