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Blood transfusions, a treatment used for 1918 Spanish Flu, may help manage coronavirus

Patients are infused with blood plasma teeming with immune molecules that helped coronavirus survivors though there's no proof it will work.

03 Apr 2020 6:15 PM

Cancer can recur from blood transfusion

Blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery associated with increased risk of cancer recurrence.

03 Jun 2019 11:43 AM

TN parents says govt hospital infused HIV positive blood to child, authorities deny

The hospital has however denied the accusation and said that it is prepared for any inquiry.

21 Feb 2019 11:11 AM

Got HIV after blood transfusion at TN govt hospital, claims another woman

Refuting allegations, the hospital said it had record and 'evidence' to show that only HIV negative blood was transfused.

28 Dec 2018 7:48 PM

TN teen who donated blood to pregnant woman attempts suicide knowing he has HIV

Blood donated by the teen was meant for his relative, but it was not used and stored in the hospital's blood bank.

27 Dec 2018 6:47 PM


HIV-infected blood given to pregnant woman in Tamil Nadu hospital

Tamil Nadu government said it was making all efforts to prevent impact of virus on woman.

26 Dec 2018 2:30 PM

Scientists say transfusion of young blood may help end age-related sickness

Start-ups have been working on the idea of using blood transfusion from younger people to help treat age-related ailments.

09 Sep 2018 3:28 PM

Dracula was right: Transfusions of young blood will put end to sickness in old age

Study shows young blood could allow humans to live life free of diseases like cancer, dementia and heart disease up until their deaths.

08 Sep 2018 3:32 PM

Lifeline: Get ready for artificial blood

The biggest breakthrough in transfusion medicine would be the ability to synthesise blood stem cells from a patient’s own tissue.

27 Jul 2018 2:23 AM

How to treat Thalassemia

With around 10,000 infants born with the disorder every year in India, experts reveal that thalassemia requires the right diagnosis.

14 May 2018 12:11 AM


People die more on weekends

Around 300,000 patients from 470 hospitals were monitored for the research.

23 Jan 2018 4:18 PM

Transfusion of old blood can be risky: study

For ill, hospitalised patients, this excess iron could lead to serious complications.

11 Jan 2017 5:19 PM