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Here’s What Happens to Your Blood After You Donate It

Blood is separated into three components plenoy m/Shutterstock “Most whole blood donations are separated into transfusable components: red cells, platelets, and plasma,” says Dr. Young. Technicians use centrifuges to spin the blood at high speeds and separate the three components. “The testing and processing steps take approximately three days to complete,” says Dr. Young. Each… Read More »

New blood test could be used to help millions infected with TB

Protein power The research team set out to create their blood-based test by identifying a signature set of biomarkers in patients’ blood that consistently indicated a high likelihood of ATB, then developing an easily deployable assay that could detect that signature. They first measured the levels of 47 different blood proteins in about 400 samples… Read More »

FDA recalls more high blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk – FOX 59 Indianapolis

[unable to retrieve full-text content]FDA recalls more high blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk  FOX 59 Indianapolis The Food and Drug Administration has again expanded a recall for medication used to treat high blood pressure. Torrent Pharmaceutical Limited is recalling … "Medicine|Pharmacology" – Google News