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Blood Transfusion

This Malaria-Like Parasite Is Spreading in North America

David Michael Conner | Posted 02.16.2016 | Healthy Living
David Michael Conner

Nevertheless, one thing I knew I was safe from in the U.S. was parasites -- parasites! You have to be living in a rainforest or alongside the Nile to get those, right? So wrong.

Will Blood Transfusion Be the Republican Party's Next Medical Target?

David A. Grimes | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics
David A. Grimes

Emboldened by recent legislative incursions into gynecology, the GOP may soon look for other ways to practice medicine without a license. Why not meddle in transfusion medicine next?

The Enzyme That Could Transform Transfusions

XPRIZE | Posted 07.08.2016 | Impact
XPRIZE

Blood transfusions can save lives, but not all blood is compatible. Scientists have been trying to find an efficient way to solve this problem for decades.

This Startup Aims To Solve Greece's Blood Donor Problem

HuffPost Greece | Katerina Nanopoulou | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact

Natalia Kritsali and Natalia Bougadellis came to realize the vast shortcomings of Greece’s blood donation process when they experienced immense diff...

Candlelit Transfusion

Sarah Amento | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Sarah Amento

I met a man 16 years ago. 14 years ago, he made me his wife. Like everyone, our marriage has had struggles. Now, after all the battles in which we have triumphed, we are facing our greatest one yet.

Blood Donors and Breast Milk Donors: Lifesavers

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 07.02.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

The literature demonstrates that the safest, healthiest option for premature and vulnerable infants is an exclusive human-milk diet. Our fragile infants cannot wait around for more evidence, they need human milk now.

Doing This For 10 Minutes Could Save 3 Lives

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

Blood donations transcend gender, political affiliation, celebrity, status, and religion. It's interesting. People may be giving or receiving blood from those they might not even want to shake hands with. And my renewed appreciation is sending me to the nearest blood donation center.

Baby's Journey From 'Dead' To Now

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.24.2012 | Parents

Most parents are amazed by their children. But 37-year-old Shelagh McAlpine of Glasgow, Scotland, calls her baby a miracle. McAlpine was rushed th...

Blood Money: Researchers Say They Can Engineer Blood Cells

The Denver Post | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

Researchers on the Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered a scientific process that could make blood drives a thing of the past. Yosef Refaeli and...