The researchers from Lund University in Sweden and Center of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona have recognized the four genetic keys that unlock the genetic code of skin cells.

Significant progress has been made in working out how to grow blood stem cells in a laboratory.

The process of managing the blood bag that is received from the blood donation events needs a proper and systematic management. The blood bag must be handled with care and treated thoroughly as it is related to someone's life. The development of Web-based Blood Bank Management System (BBMS) is proposed to provide a management functional to the blood bank in order to handle the blood bag. In Kuala Terengganu, East Peninsular Coast of Malaysia has only one government hospital that handles blood bank currently is using a standalone system.

A medical professional body, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, NSN, on Thursday said 49 per cent of women of reproductive age in Nigeria have anaemia with 24.3 per cent of them having low iron stores a

Nutrition experts, yesterday, lamented the huge burden of anaemia among Nigerian children and women of child-bearing age.

According to the experts, 72 per cent of children are anaemic.

Judgement of the Gujarat High Court regarding 23 minor children suffering from thalassemia contracting HIV during blood transfusion at Civil Hospital of the city of Junagadh, Gujarat dated 10/09/2014.

Stored red blood cells undergo numerous biochemical, structural, and functional changes, commonly referred to as storage lesion. How much these changes impede the ability of erythrocytes to perform their function and, as result, impact clinical outcomes in transfusion patients is unknown. In this study we investigate the effect of the storage on the erythrocyte membrane deformability and morphology. Using optical interferometry we imaged red blood cell (RBC) topography with nanometer sensitivity.

Posing a huge threat to the public health, nearly 6000 unregistered collection centres are functional in Kashmir Valley.

The collection centers are opened at various pharmacies and clinics of doctors. The samples for various blood and related tests are collected at these centres and mostly send outside Kashmir for examinations.

As you may be aware, in India, thousands of mothers and hundreds of accident victims die every year due to unavailability of timely blood transfusion. India has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world and thirty percent of these maternal deaths, mainly in rural areas, are due to haemorrhage in which timely blood transfusion was not available. India has highest number of road traffic accidents in the world, leading to more than 100,000 deaths yearly and many of these are due to lack of timely blood transfusion as most of these accidents occur on roads away from cities.

Injudicious use telling on soil, crops and public health, Punjab pushes alternatives. There have been few takers.