Haematology & Transfusion Science

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Anaemia is identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a widespread public health problem with major consequences for human health and social and economic development.

Blood test for Alzheimer’s

Randall Bateman is leading a team that has just come up with a blood test to screen people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, years before the symptoms appear. 

September news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

Laboratory errors in transfusion

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

August news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

British Journal of Biomedical Science, Issue 3 2019 – a synopsis

Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content of the summer issue of the journal.

August journal-based learning exercises

Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

My Lab: Red cell immunohaematology

Specialist Biomedical Scientist Helen Owens gives a guided tour of her reference laboratory at NHS Blood and Transplant, Newcastle.

Blood test for pregnant women

A new blood test to check for the potentially life-threatening condition pre-eclampsia will be available to women in England.

Blood test for rare cancer proteins

A new blood test developed at the Johns Hopkins University can identify individual molecules in human blood samples with minimal detection errors. 

Blood cell production insights

A healthy adult makes about two million blood cells every second, and 99% of them are oxygen-carrying red blood cells. 

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