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Gryphes Courier - Ideal for large volume blood product support . . . Liver Transplant Surgeries -

Gryphes® products were developed specifically as the ultimate solution for transporting and monitoring temperature of life support blood products, donor tissues and donor organs maintaining integrity and FDA compliance regulations by monitoring, recording and documenting the entire process. 134 more words


Biting stupidity

A HIV+ British man has been jailed for 18 months for biting a festival organiser.

Despite biting not being known as a mode of transmission (for any virus, mythical or real), the victim was given treatment against hepatitis, tetanus and, presumably, HIV. 132 more words


Penrose Inquiry follows same pattern as Lindsay Tribunal

7yrs after its initiation and with £12m spent, the Penrose Inquiry completed its findings into infection by blood transfusion and blood products in Scotland between 1974-1991; 1991 being the cut-off period of risk because of installed procedures against infection. 826 more words


Blood on Board

Dr Rachel Hawes of the Great North Air Ambulance Service is one of our speakers at the Prehospital Trauma Symposium. She will be discussing the benefits and challenges of carrying blood on board the aircraft. 91 more words


Study: Jehovah's Witnesses fare better after cardiac surgery | JWnews

A new study shows that Jehovah’s Witnesses, known for their stand on refusing blood transfusions fair better after undergoing cardiac surgery than those who accept blood transfusions.

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Sugar beets could become blood substitute | JWnews

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered that sugar beets produce haemoglobin. They now hope that this haemoglobin could serve as a blood substitute – a substance that is currently in short supply.

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