Virginia | By Asian News International | Posted by Nishtha Grover
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 10:28 AM IST
Babies with very low birth weight are generally at a high risk of anaemia and blood transfusions are done to help these babies survive. However, a recent study has shown higher red blood cell transfusion has no special advantage in the survival.
Study suggests higher red cell transfusion threshold offers no advantage for treating preterm infants
Asian News International | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Very low birth weight infants often need blood transfusions to survive. A National Institutes of Health-funded study suggests that providing a higher threshold of red cells within accepted limits offers no advantage in survival or reduction in neurological impairment over a lower threshold.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 02:54 AM IST
Hospitals have been asked not to refuse treatment to anyone, other than suspected Covid-19 patients, and ensure essential services like delivery of children, haemodialysis, blood transfusion, chemotherapy, treatment of chronic as well as communicable diseases, such as TB and leprosy.
By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Thalassaemia patients are prioritised; 350 registered patients receive 20-25 units of blood daily
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 05:25 AM IST
Plasma therapy: Symptoms in severely ill, middle-aged people part of a study improved within 1-3 days of antibodies being introduced.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harmandeep Singh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Annona Dutt
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 02:01 PM IST
World Thalassaemia Day: Getting the regular blood transfusions are not enough.
Hindustan Times, MUMBAI | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 02:44 PM IST
An official at JJ Hospital’s blood bank said none of the negative blood types were available at the hospital. “We have been facing shortage for the past three weeks,” the official said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The government is setting up a National Stem Cell Registry to create an India-specific bone-marrow donor database for treatment of life-threatening blood disorders such as blood cancer, thalassaemia, sickle-cell anaemia and haemophilia.
Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 08:35 PM IST
The government hospital has refuted the allegation. The HIV-affected woman, said to be in her 20s, told a Tamil TV channel Friday she underwent the transfusion in April while she was pregnant.
Virudhunagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 11:16 PM IST
Police said the 19-year-old donor, on coming to know about the incident, allegedly attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison. He has been admitted to a hospital.
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 08:25 PM IST
Greg Louganis, inspired by the fight of a 14-year-old boy who had got HIV through blood transfusion, won the 3m springboard Olympic gold in Seoul.
Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | By Abdul Jadid, Gorakhpur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2018 02:01 PM IST
Basti-based Pooja Pandey says her two-and-a-half-year-old son Sundaram suffers from progeria , a rare genetic disorder in which a child shows accelerated ageing symptoms and dies in the early teens.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 12:16 AM IST
Hepatitis B and C infections are transmitted through unscreened blood transfusion, use of contaminated blood and needles, unsafe sex and from an infected mother to her new born
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2018 12:15 PM IST
The main reasons of death during the period were poor weight at the time of birth, premature delivery, contagious diseases, congenital respiratory illnesses and deformities.
Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2018 12:51 AM IST
SRCC Children’s Hospital at Haji Ali will set up their own blood bank because they often face blood shortage because of which they had to reschedule planned surgeries
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 06:17 PM IST
James Harrison, known as the “Man with the Golden Arm”, has a rare antibody in his blood that is used to reduce the risk of rhesus disease in pregnant women.
Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 12:15 PM IST
A new study finds that mass treatment of a population with chronic hepatitis C infection can produce high rates of cure.
Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 10:14 AM IST
The fibroids had grown over a 26-week-period, and had made the woman look like she was seven months pregnant.