Haematology & Transfusion Science

New leukaemia treatment for children

The NHS will be able to offer children a new cancer therapy labelled the “most exciting treatment advance for decades”.

My lab: red cell immunohaematology

Kate Griffiths gives a guided tour of her lab at the headquarters of the Welsh Blood Service.

My lab: morecambe bay blood sciences

Biomedical Scientist Danny Gaskin gives a guided tour of his blood sciences lab at Furness General Hospital.

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Perioperative red blood cell transfusions

Perioperative red blood cell transfusions appeared associated with new or progressive venous thromboembolism (VTE) in the postoperative setting, according to study results.

Laboratory errors in transfusion

Jenny Berryman, Hema Mistry and Paula Bolton-Maggs from the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) scheme explain their latest annual report.

Blood signature could improve early TB diagnosis

A gene signature in the bloodstream could reveal whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis (TB) months before any symptoms begin.

"Exercise makes the blood of obese people healthier"

Exercise can reduce inflammation in obese people by changing the characteristics of their blood, according to new research.

Diagnostics range launch

Horiba Medical UK has announced a significant development of its in vitro diagnostics product offering with the launch of its new Yumizen G range of instruments and reagents.

Genetic atlas of proteins

An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins.

Curing sickle cell disease

Doctors at the University of Illinois Hospital have cured seven adult patients of sickle cell disease.

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