Pregnant woman’s life saved with supply of rare blood group from Chennai

Both mother and child are safe and sound, says Red Cross official. Both mother and child are safe and sound, says Red Cross official. The Red Cross Blood Centre, Chennai,…

Study provides unique picture of blood sugar dynamics and autoimmunity in early childhood

When and why does type 1 diabetes manifest in children? For the first time, researchers conducted a long-term study on infants and young children with increased genetic risk of type…

Blood test uses artificial intelligence and biomarkers to prenatally detect fetal congenital heart defects

Researchers at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, have discovered a blood test for pregnant women that uses artificial intelligence and genetic-related biomarkers to accurately detect, fetal congenital heart defects, well before…

High blood pressure more likely among frozen embryo pregnancies: study

A Norwegian study published this month found that pregnant people who undergo frozen embryo transfers are more likely to develop hypertensive disorders during pregnancy. One such disorder, preeclampsia, occurs after 20…

Newborns get routine heel blood tests, but should states keep those samples

Close to 4 million babies are born in the United States every year, and within their first 48 hours nearly all are pricked in the heel so their blood can…

Arterial stiffness raises blood pressure in the young population via insulin resistance pathway

In the young population, arterial stiffness, an emerging risk factor for hypertension, indirectly raises blood pressure via an increase in insulin resistance but not via an increase in body fat,…

Tight control of blood sugar in teens may help reduce diabetes-related brain damage

Tight control of blood sugar in teens with Type 1 diabetes may help reduce the disease’s damaging effects on the brain, effects which have been shown even in younger children,…

Punjab’s premier blood bank shut, pregnant women worst hit : The Tribune India

Praful Chander Nagpal Fazilka, August 17 “Doctors at the Civil Hospital and those of two local private hospitals refused to treat my pregnant wife Kajal Rani for want of blood.…

The Women Who Sneak Period Blood Into Their Partners’ Food

Most of us are glad to be rid of it when Aunt Flo comes to town, disposing of it along with tampons and pads or those cup things some of…

CHOC answers your questions about donating blood – CHOC

June 14 is World Blood Donor Day. To celebrate, CHOC experts answer frequently asked questions about blood donations, and how parents and teens can get involved. Why should I donate…