Blood Transfusion

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Blood transfusions decrease the chance of stroke for SCD children

A new study found that monthly blood transfusions can substantially reduce the risk of recurrent strokes in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) who have already suffered a silent stroke.Investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Vanderbilt ... [Published Spire Healthcare - 16 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Monthly blood transfusions reduce sickle cell anemia-related brain injury in children

NIH-funded study provides hope for children with disease-related brain damage Regular blood transfusions prevent recurrent blockage of brain blood vessels, a serious neurological side effect that occurs in one third of children with sickle cell anemia, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 5 reports

Blood donors still needed

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease that causes red blood cells ... [Published Stokes News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Cameron's lifeblood

By Aug. 22, 2014, 1:45 p.m.DONATE: Cameron Tofful, pictured with puppy Neo, is a healthy nine-year-old thanks to generous blood donations.WHEN Cameron Tofful turned nine in July, he had more reason to celebrate than some.The Tyntynder boy owes his life ... [Published Swan Hill Guardian - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. Ebola Patients Released, Pose 'No Public Health Threat'

U.S. aid workers Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol have been discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from Ebola and testing clear of the virus, officials said on Thursday.Writebol, 59, was released Tuesday, and her husband, ... [Published Digital Chosun - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 15 reports

Transfusions prevent brain infarcts in sickle cell children

(Reuters Health) - Monthly blood transfusions reduced the risk of brain infarct by more than half among children with sickle cell anemia, according to a randomized trial in 196 youngsters.The children -- mean age 10 - received transfusions or standard ... [Published BabyCenter - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Study Questions Harm of Blood Transfusions in AMI

KANSAS CITY, MO — A new study is casting some doubt on the mortality risks associated with acute-MI patients receiving a red blood cell transfusion, with researchers saying that previous studies showing blood transfusions increased the risk of death ... [Published Diabetes Care - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell: MedlinePlus

Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attackWEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Monthly blood transfusions may lower the chances of "silent" strokes in some children with sickle cell anemia, a new clinical ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Baby Joey Ziadi must have full blood transfusion every 3 weeks just to stay alive

| Updated: 08:02 EST, 21 August 2014By the time Joey Ziadi was eight weeks old he had already suffered complete heart failure.The tiny newborn was diagnosed with an extremely rare condition, which prevents his body from producing red blood cells.Diamond ... [Published Mail Online UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Morning Must Reads: August 21

The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson—Ferguson Protests Stay PeacefulA visit by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and a spell of bad weather produced a smaller, more subdued crowd on Wednesday, as nighttime ... [Published Time - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

Alzheimer's Patients Will Be Injected With The Blood Of Young People

It’s not often that science confirms ideas straight out of vampire lore, but here you have one: a spate of studies in mice have found that infusions of young bloodseem to reverse ageing. So now we’re moving to the next logical step: giving the blood of ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Adverse effects of small-volume red blood cell transfusions in the neonatal population

Adverse transfusion reactions in the neonatal population are poorly understood and defined. The incidence and pattern of adverse effects due to red blood cell (RBC) transfusion are not well known, and there has been no systematic review of published adverse ... [Published 7thSpace - Aug 20 2014]

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...promising experimental therapies and vaccines and their role in containing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa," WHO announced today, adding that "ways to ramp up production of the most promising products" will be explored
He cited his faith in God and prayers from supporters as key to his recovery. "Please continue to pray for Liberia and the people of West Africa, and encourage those in positions of leadership and influence to do everything possible to bring this Ebola outbreak to an end" he said
7. The American doctor who received an experimental drug after being infected with Ebola appears to have made a full recovery, although it is "unclear whether the drug or a blood transfusion Brantly got from a young Ebola survivor in Africa was helpful" the Associated Press said
"Frankly we do not know if it helped them, made any difference, or even delayed their recovery" he said

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