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BLOOD NEWS

KL Rahul may not enjoy an 'ice bath' after 'tough' wickets, but here's how it helps

September 29, 2022 3:00 pm

Also known as cryotherapy, an ice bath is basically a technique where the body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures

Are women more prone to suffer from varicose veins during menopause?

September 22, 2022 1:44 pm

Age, gender, pregnancy, family history, obesity, and standing or sitting for long periods are some common risk factors, said Dr Nanda Rajaneesh.

World Blood Donor Day: Things to keep in mind before and after donating blood

June 14, 2022 10:53 am

A donor must be in good health, weigh at least 45kg, and be in the age group of 18 to 65 to donate blood or platelets, said Dr Rajeev Nikte

2 held for issuing fake blood reports outside PGIMER

June 11, 2022 2:31 am

The police received information that the two were alluring patients and providing them with reports

Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox drink each other's blood; here's why it is not a healthy practice

May 17, 2022 12:41 pm

"Has the blood been purified? Has the donor been tested for HIV, Hepatitis-C, sexually transmitted diseases? The risk of infection always remains high," says a doctor

Blood plasma therapy doesn't help seriously ill COVID-19 patients: Study

September 14, 2021 11:40 am

The trial found that convalescent plasma had highly variable donor antibody content due to the highly variable immune response to the virus.

Saira Banu advised angiography: Know about the procedure

September 02, 2021 3:42 pm

The procedure is very safe and depending on the patient's overall health, he/she can be discharged within a few hours, said Dr Vaibhav Dedhia, Senior Interventional Cardiologist at Bhatia Hospital Mumbai

Limited-edition skateboards painted with Tony Hawk's blood get released

August 26, 2021 5:45 pm

In a video released by Liquid Death, the company showed how Hawk's blood is mixed with paint to create the limited edition skateboards

COVID 19: How often can you donate plasma?

May 03, 2021 4:58 pm

Just like during any regular blood donation session, plasma will be drawn from your arm,” said Dr Shuchin Bajaj, founder and director, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals

World Hemophilia Day 2021: Here's everything you need to know about this rare disorder

April 16, 2021 7:51 pm

Classically, they present with bleeding into joints and muscles either spontaneously or after a minor trauma, a doctor explains

BLOOD VIDEOS

Camps set to help injured birds during kite festival

January 15, 2016 5:47 am

Surat, Jan 15 (ANI): Social workers have set camps across India to save birds that are injured during the kite flying season. Many birds are injured or killed during the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti when colourful kites dot the skylines in various parts of India. Birds get injured after coming in contact with the sharp thread which is a glass-coated string used to fly kites. In Surat, 'Prayas' an organisation working for conservation of nature and protection of environment set up a camp to provide medical aid to the injured birds. A helpline number was also started for the same. In Gujarat, the kite festival is organised ahead of Makar Sankranti. It is known as Uttarayan in the state and celebrated by the flying of kites with great zeal and joy. The trust's president Rohit Gangwal said their aim is to save lives of as many birds possible from the glass-coated thread. At both the camps, rescuers were seen trying to rescue birds covered in blood, mostly pigeons with a cut under the wing, and after assessing them, hurried to an operating table if required.

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