Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects the ability of red blood cells, or hemoglobin, to carry oxygen to the cells throughout the body.
A coalition of companies and aid groups announced plans Tuesday to test experimental drugs and collect blood plasma from Ebola survivors to treat new victims of the disease in West Africa.
An Ebola survivor says he’s in Atlanta to donate blood to an American patient.
A now-shut down California Company is facing a $300,000 judgment after the I-team discovered it took money from parents to store their children’s stem cells and then closed its doors.
It is as essential to dogs and cats in a medical emergency as it is to humans: blood donation.
Carter Blood Care confirms that not a single blood donation in North Texas has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
After disaster strikes, many North Texans begin looking for ways to help out. Several DFW area groups are already reaching out to our neighbors in Moore, Oklahoma.
A company is selling a female zombie doll that bleeds fake blood when shot. The ‘Alexa’ doll is reportedly one in a range of life-size zombie mannequins sold by Zombie Industries, which displayed its products at last weekend’s NRA convention in Houston.
Here’s another reason to know your blood type — it might be a clue to your risk of heart disease. People who have blood types A, B, or AB have a slightly higher risk of heart disease compared to those with type O.
Had some North Texans not donated blood, they might have never known they were infected with the West Nile Virus.
“There’s at least a possibility that we could have in-season testing of some form as soon as next year.” says an MLB union representative.
Red Cross officials say the month of June has yielded 50,000 fewer donations than expected. Now the organization is calling for all eligible donors to donate blood as soon as possible.