The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the city government on a PIL seeking direction for it to adopt blood screening methods that eliminate the possibility of infections through blood transfusion. A division bench
President Pranab Mukherjee called upon young men and women of the country to donate blood in a big way to ensure that not a single person in need of blood is left wanting. ‘Despite the notable efforts of our country's blood
The Delhi government on Monday approved a proposal for new technology to screen donated blood in the government hospitals' blood blanks to curb risk of transmitting infection. The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired
A meta-analysis of 10 studies involving more than 203,000 heart patients suggests that major blood transfusions for those with anemia may increase their death risk. Saurav Chatterjee, cardiology fellow at the Alpert Medical
Thanks to a new feature on Gujarat Food and Drug Control Administration (GFDCA) portal, search for blood availability in blood banks of Gujarat in an emergency situation is now a click away. On Tuesday, the state food and drugs
On the fourth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack, the NSG commandos Monday donated blood at a camp held at their Manesar training campus near here in Haryana as a mark of respect to their colleagues' sacrifice during the
Ayushmann Khurrana who had played a sperm donor in this year's hit film ‘Vicky Donor’ turned into a blood donor on Friday. The young actor, who was in hometown Chandigarh, donated blood at a camp in his alma mater Panjab
A Kerala company is preparing to launch what could be India's largest directory of blood donors. Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG) said the directory will help those seeking blood in emergency situations. MPG, which has varied
Blood donation is something that we all want to do but never get around to it either due to fear or a number of myths surrounding it. Here we attempt to bust some of the most common myths associated with blood
Blood donation is an altruistic noble gesture and one of the simplest, least expensive and a healthy way to contribute to the society. Yet very few people take the time to donate blood, even when the opportunity comes knocking.
Blood transfusion saves lives and improves health, but many patients requiring transfusion do not have timely access to safe blood. The need for blood transfusion may arise at any time in both urban and rural areas. The
June 14 was World Blood Donor Day.
Every summer, 10-year-old Aditya's parents face a tough time trying to arrange two units of 'A negative' blood for their thalassemia-afflicted son as the student community, who constitute a
June 14 is World Blood Donor Day.
Every year, countries throughout every region of the world organize a huge variety of events and activities to celebrate the day, from football matches to free concerts, and from mobile
The union health ministry is planning a nationwide database of blood donors connected through a web-enabled system. "Blood donation services require a complete revamp. We are planning a national database of blood donors