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Blood Transfusion: A Boon or a Bane? - Elets



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Blood Transfusion: A Boon or a Bane? 
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Although blood transfusions are considered life-saving, unsafe blood transfusions can at times be life-threatening. As published in the Times of India, more than 20,000 patients were infected with HIV due to unsafe blood transfusion in the past 11 ...

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Victims of tainted blood transfusions fight for justice - ABC Online



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Victims of tainted blood transfusions fight for justice 
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It's estimated more than 8,000 Australians were infected with hepatitis and HIV due to tainted blood transfusions in the 1970s, 80s and 90s. Now a campaign is being launched for a judicial inquiry into the scandal, with victims claiming governments ...

 


Here is why Jehovah's Witnesses don't take blood transfusions - Pulse Nigeria



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Here is why Jehovah's Witnesses don't take blood transfusions 
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Jehovah's Witness Why religious group does not accept blood transfusions. We explain why blood transfusion is such a big no-no for this particular religious group. Published: 19.02.2018; Inemesit Udodiong. Print; eMail · Here is why Jehovah's Witnesses ...

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Saint John firefighter, cancer survivor assists in call for urgent blood donations - Globalnews.ca



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Saint John firefighter, cancer survivor assists in call for urgent blood donations 
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Because of his illness, he is no longer allowed to donate blood. But he can donate his time through volunteering. Maillet says although he didn't receive blood himself, his appreciation of donating has been altered. ?Seeing it from the side of somebody ...

 


Contingency measures in place for blood transfusions - Jersey Evening Post



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Contingency measures in place for blood transfusions 
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CONTINGENCY measures have been put in place to ensure that the Island can continue providing emergency blood transfusions in the event of disruption to supplies from the UK. shares. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. Sign Up. The Jersey Blood Service ...

 


Federal Way woman beating the odds against sickle cell disease - KING5.com



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Federal Way woman beating the odds against sickle cell disease 
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"When she was really little she was in so much pain that she retreated inside of herself," said Gail Hogenson, Kendra's mother. Gail and her husband adopted Kendra almost 47 years ago shortly after she was born. "They said she would never grow up never ...

 


Girl, 7, kept alive by monthly blood transfusions needs stem cell ... - The Sun



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Girl, 7, kept alive by monthly blood transfusions needs stem cell ... 
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CHLOE Gray is one of only 700 people worldwide to suffer from Diamond Blackfan Anaemia. The condition means her body doesn't produce enough red blood cells. Her only hope of conquering it is a stem cell transplant but her family have been unable to ...

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Santa Fe boy battles rare blood disease - taosnews



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Santa Fe boy battles rare blood disease 
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Lucas Tapia, 7, has a rare blood disease hampering his immune system. His family is seeking a bone marrow match. Posted Friday, February 23, 2018 7:39 am. By Robert Nott. The New Mexican. Until Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, Piņon Elementary School student ...

 


New military technique for blood transfusion coming to SA skies - KENS 5 TV



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New military technique for blood transfusion coming to SA skies 
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A new type of blood transfusion developed for military use in Iraq and Afghanistan is now being utilized in San Antonio. It's a technique straight from the battlefield, making its way to the skies of South Texas. ?Our mission is to save and enhance ...

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TODAYonline | When having your period leads to a blood transfusion - TODAYonline



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TODAYonline | When having your period leads to a blood transfusion 
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SINGAPORE ? For most women, menstruation is no more than a minor inconvenience. For Ms Goh Hwee Ling, however, severe menstrual bleeding after the birth of her first child caused a major disruption in her daily activities and made her anaemic. For two ...

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