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Tailoring blood cells in the laboratory

For some blood transfusion patients, it is particularly difficult to find a compatible blood donor. Growing matching blood cells in the laboratory has long been an overarching goal of scientists for these patients. Research ...

Apr 26, 2018
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Young blood—magic or medicine?

Ben Franklin famously wrote: "In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". What he didn't mention, despite being 83 years old, was a third, almost inevitable eventuality: ageing.

Mar 16, 2018
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RBC, plasma transfusions drop from 2011 to 2014

(HealthDay)—From 2011 to 2014, there were decreases in red blood cell (RBC) and plasma transfusions among hospitalized patients, according to a research letter published in the Feb. 27 issue of the Journal of the American ...

Feb 28, 2018
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Blueprint to reduce wasteful blood transfusions

By analyzing data from randomized clinical trials comparing blood transfusion approaches, Johns Hopkins experts, along with colleagues at Cleveland Clinic and NYU Langone Medical Center, endorse recommendations for blood ...

Nov 20, 2017
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