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Newer Blood Thinners May Not Bring Higher Bleeding Risk

October 18, 2017. 9:00 AM CDT. Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports By Steven Reinberg
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Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion?

September 27, 2017 Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All

September 21, 2017 In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

Drone Sets New Record for Transporting Blood Samples

September 20, 2017 It could soon become the best delivery system in remote areas, researcher says

Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic

September 20, 2017 It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up

Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes

September 13, 2017 If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say ‘Yes’ to Blood Thinners

August 17, 2017 Online training aims to make sure those hospitalized get treatment to prevent dangerous blood clots

Engineered Skin Cells Control Type 2 Diabetes in Mice: Study

August 03, 2017 'Therapeutic skin grafts' might someday treat multiple diseases, researchers say

10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors

August 02, 2017 New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction

August 01, 2017 Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health

McCain’s Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say

July 17, 2017 Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work

FDA Approves New Drug for Sickle Cell Disease

July 07, 2017 Helps reduce painful, and sometimes life-threatening, complications of the inherited blood disorder

Blood Shortage Prompts Call for Donations

July 06, 2017 American Red Cross says declines seen in summer leading to dangerously low supply

Catheters Often to Blame for Blood Infections After Dialysis

June 30, 2017 Study included almost all outpatient dialysis centers in the United States

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study

June 15, 2017 1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

It’s Snakes to the Rescue for Heart Patients

June 08, 2017 Venom from one slithery serpent might be source of a better blood thinner, early research suggests