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Apheresis donors of blood components who are Special Lifesaving Heroes URGENTLY NEEDED !

What is Apheresis?

Apheresis is the process of separating blood into its different components: Platelets, Red Blood Cells (RBCs) and Plasma. Platelet donations allow us to collect what our patients need and return the rest of the blood to the donor. 1,129 more words

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Winter Weather Creates Blood Shortages in the East | Time

The American Red Cross is making an urgent call for blood and platelet donations of all blood types to help combat a blood shortage, after severe winter weather caused January blood bank donations to drop by the thousands.

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ALERT: Patients who rely on blood and platelet transfusions need your help now!

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now to help address a winter blood donation shortage that could affect patient care. 149 more words

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An Exploration of Platelet Secretion at the Boundary of a Wound: Akhil Kesaraju Senior Research Highlight

“…manipulating the function of platelets has the potential to prevent spurious thrombosis, which is the root cause of strokes and heart attacks…”

The academic life of every MSTC junior and senior is largely defined by the start and completion (respectively) of their 360-hour research project.

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We need platelet donors

Close to some 56,000 – 57,000 units or pints of blood and blood components are required each year  for patient treatment and care in Mauritius. Platelets are a component of  489 more words

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Donors Of All Blood Types Urged To Give Blood, Platelets This Holiday Season

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – This time of year with so so much going on and so many distractions, it may be no surprise, blood donations are down. 306 more words

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What Happens When Your Blood Counts Take a Dive

Last weekend was a new low for me…. for us. It started Friday. I woke up feeling good hoping the feeling would continue all day. Well, I was wrong. 923 more words