News tagged with blood group

France to lift ban on gay men giving blood

France said Wednesday it will lift a ban on gay men giving blood, but only if they abstain from sex in the months beforehand—an exclusion denounced as discriminatory by rights groups.

Nov 04, 2015
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Post-SPRINT trial headaches

On 11 September, some 9,300 participants in the SPRINT trial were sent a letter from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Oct 01, 2015
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Non-O blood group tied to higher CAD, MI risk

(HealthDay)—Having non-O blood group may be an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD) and myocardial infarction, according to a meta-analysis published in the Sept. 1 issue of The American Journal of ...

Sep 09, 2015
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Handholding, speaking to patients reduces anxiety

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing percutaneous vertebroplasty under local anesthesia, handholding and providing spoken information correlate with reduced patient anxiety, according to a study published online Sept. 1 ...

Sep 06, 2015
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