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More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk

February 23, 2017. 1:00 PM EST. Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease By Karen Pallarito
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Blood Shortage Prompts Red Cross Call for Donations

January 06, 2017 Says decline in donors seen over holidays

Ebola Can Linger in Lungs, Study Finds

January 05, 2017 Discovery in one patient could advance understanding of deadly disease, doctors say

Could Anemia Cause Hearing Loss?

December 29, 2016 Iron deficiency might keep ear cells from getting oxygen they need, study suggests

Researchers Develop Potential Oral Treatment for Hemophilia

December 29, 2016 Currently, genetic bleeding disorder is treated with injections

Blood Banks Face Seasonal Shortages, New Screening Rules

December 23, 2016 Rare complication of transfusions has led to beefed-up testing requirements

Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots

December 16, 2016 Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

Gene Therapy Offers Hope to Some Hemophilia Patients

December 06, 2016 Small, preliminary trial suggests it may free hemophilia B patients from transfusions

New Drug Might Reduce Sickle Cell Pain Crises

December 03, 2016 SelG1 cut episodes by 45 percent over a year in early research

Another Step Closer to Artificial Blood

December 03, 2016 Synthetic product could save lives on battlefield and in remote areas, but much more study is needed

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots

November 30, 2016 Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

U.S. Should Reinforce Blood Supply: Report

November 28, 2016 New illnesses and financial pressures are potential threats, researchers say

Elder Abuse Often Missed In ER

November 25, 2016 Up to 1 in 10 seniors affected, but harm or neglect can be difficult to identify, geriatric specialist says

Gene Test May ID Chemo Patients at Risk of Clots: Study

November 01, 2016 Venous thromboembolism is a serious complication of cancer treatment

Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young

October 25, 2016 Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds

October 24, 2016 Little difference seen in patient survival rates