Blood Transfusion

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South Yorkshire boy’s life saved by his donor sister

A young South Yorkshire girl is set to change her brother’s life after donating stem cells to help him battle a life-threatening blood disorder.Haseeb Ahmed, from Herringthorpe, Rotherham, was born with beta thalassaemia major, which means that his red ... [Published Sheffield Star - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

American doctor got experimental drug from Tekmira

American physician Richard Sacra, who contracted the disease in Liberia while delivering babies, has received an experimental drug called TKM-Ebola, made by Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp.TKM hasn't been approved yet, and the Food and Drug Administration ... [Published Shreveport Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Blood Campaign Begins

Submitted by on Tue, 23/09/2014 - 09:34[The Star]THE Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service has begun a campaign to get 300,000 units of blood.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201409230476.html ... [Published AA Kenya - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Blood campaign begins

THE Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service has begun a campaign to get 300,000 units of blood.The initiative will be carried out in Nyeri, Murang’a, Eldoret, Nyahururu, Nairobi, Kajiado, Nanyuki, Embu and Murang’a, corporate affairs manager Joseph Kamotho ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Ministry decries blood shortage

AVAILABILITY of sufficient quantities of blood in the country is a major challenge to the health sector, director of medical services Nicholas Muraguri has said.In a speech on Sunday, he said the Ministry of Health is reviewing the National Blood Transfusion ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Mum to launch charity after losing twin son

Louise Chisholm hopes to help other women diagnosed with twin to twin transfusion syndrome, a disease of the placenta.The 29-year-old was forced to travel to Birmingham by train for a complicated intrauterine laser ­surgery on the placenta ­because the ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola Virus Infection, What Nigerians Should Know. By Professor Stephen K. Odaibo

Ebola Virus Infection, What Nigerians Should KnowByProfessor Stephen .K. Odaiboprofstephenk@yahoo.com Animals in the wild act as host for Ebola related viruses. Though virulent they reach a state of anergy in which they live in symbiotic relationship. ... [Published Gamji - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Propensity matched analysis of the effect of preoperative intraaortic balloon pump in coronary ...

IntroductionThere is substantial variability in the preoperative use of intraaortic balloon pumps (IABPs) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting post myocardial infarction. The objective of this study is to determine the effect of preoperative ... [Published 7thSpace - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Study boosts push to end ban on gay blood donors

The nation’s blood supply could see a significant jump if longstanding donor policies barring gay and bisexual men were eliminated, a new study says.The study from a California institute projected that if the blood-donor policy for gay and bisexual men ... [Published Washington Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Ethan’s story

Blog post by Sarah MinchinFrom the very first blood test, we’d known that this pregnancy wasn’t going to be easy. I have a rhesus negative blood group and my husband has a rhesus positive blood group; this puts me at risk of having an immune reaction ... [Published BLISS - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Money matters: Nine years on, Badin’s thalassemia centre plagued by financial crisis (Karachi city)

The centre is strugg­ling to provid­e health­care servic­es to its over 500 regist­ered patien­ts.Between 25 to 30 patients receive blood transfusion daily, while the outdoor patient department sees to between 25 to 40 patients, according to the centre's ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

‘Super-donors’ honoured by Blood Transfusion Service

One hundred and sixty four "super-donors" were honoured at the Rochestown Park Hotel last night at the Irish Blood Transfusion Service’s annual awards. ... [Published IrishExaminer.com - Ireland - Sep 22 2014]
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She added: "I feel very passionately about this and I'm determined to get a charity off the ground."
...Angela Hewlett, associate medical director of the Biocontainment Unit at The Nebraska Medical Center, in a statement. "We don't know if it was Dr. Sacra's own immune system, the supportive therapy we provided, the bloodblood transfusion from Dr. Brantly, TKM-Ebola or a combination off all these factors that helped Dr. Sacra recover. What's important is that we pool all of our treatment resources and continue to study what is most effective in treating the virus."
...WHO Director General DrDr Margaret Chan credited the particular severity of this outbreak with the conditions of the countries affected. "These three countries that we’re talking about are very, they have very challenging conditions" Chan said in an interview with the New York Times
Assembly sponsor Kenneth Zebrowski, D-New City, expressed how important it is to get people tested. "In order for new treatments to be effective, they must be started before the disease progresses. This bill will streamline the hepatitis C testing process, ensuring that New Yorkers are afforded treatment as early as possible" Zebrowski said

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Maternal breast milk is risk factor for cytomeg... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Nebraska Medical Center doctors reveal Ebola dr... [Published KETV.com - 2 hours ago]
Bombay Blood Group [Published MedIndia - 2 hours ago]
Blood Campaign Begins [Published AA Kenya - 3 hours ago]
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Farah Stockman: Ebola is just one problem in Li... [Published Boston Globe - 5 hours ago]
Ministry decries blood shortage [Published The Star (Kenya) - 5 hours ago]
Blood campaign begins [Published The Star (Kenya) - 5 hours ago]
Nyeri man has donated blood 33 times since 1973 [Published The Star (Kenya) - 5 hours ago]
Mum to launch charity after losing twin son [Published Glasgow Evening Times - 6 hours ago]
Ebola Virus Infection, What Nigerians Should Kn... [Published Gamji - 6 hours ago]
SOS International distributes relief among rain... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - 10 hours ago]
This woman turned death into a chance to realis... [Published thestar.com.my - 11 hours ago]
9/23/2014: CAMPUS / TRICITY: Blood donation cam... [Published Hindustan Times - 11 hours ago]
The Med Center reveals drug given to Ebola patient [Published KMTV - 11 hours ago]
Tekmira Experimental Ebola Drug Used to Treat S... [Published Lebanon Daily News - 11 hours ago]
Propensity matched analysis of the effect of pr... [Published 7thSpace - 11 hours ago]
Ebola epidemic worsens in western Africa [Published Silver Chips Online - 12 hours ago]
American doctor got experimental drug from Tekmira [Published Shreveport Times - 12 hours ago]
Nurses get more power to administer hep-c tests... [Published Legislative Gazette - 12 hours ago]
Ebola Drug Name Released [Published KXKT-FM - 13 hours ago]
Med Center doctors release name of drug used on... [Published Live Well Nebraska - 13 hours ago]
Doctor Recovering From Ebola Got Experimental Drug [Published NBCNews.com - 14 hours ago]
Ebola Patient May be Close to Leaving Biocontai... [Published WOWT - 14 hours ago]
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The Downside Of Breast Milk: Source Of Cytomega... [Published Medical Daily - 15 hours ago]
Paddington makes a final plea for donations as ... [Published Action Research - 16 hours ago]
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Dr. Kent Brantly became infected with Ebola (as did Nancy Writebol) as he was working with a medical mission in Liberia at ELWA hospital. ELWA was accepting patients, some of whom had Ebola.  Presumably, the two Americans who became  infected got ...
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