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Henry VIII, the Kell blood group system and the McLeod syndrome by Mark Pool, MD Posted Fri 04 Mar 2011 1:00pm ScienceDaily (Mar. 3, 2011) — Blood group incompatibility between Henry VIII and his wives could have driven the Tudor king's reproductive woes, and a genetic condition related to his suspected blood group could also explain Henry's dramatic mid-life transformation into a physically and mentally-impaired tyrant who executed two of hi ... Read on »
Can an offspring have negative blood group? by sajid.cyber Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 3:35am Can an offspring have negative blood group if parents hav positive ones? my blood group is -A.my mum's blood group is+O while my dad's is +A.is this possible? First let's look at the AO main grouping. Yes, it is possible for one parent with O and the other with A to have a child of group A. If your dad is heterozygous ie carries O recess ... Read on »
Langereis or Junior- To Which New Blood Group Do You Belong? by Swarnam J. Posted Sun 26 Feb 2012 7:23am A blood type is a classification of blood based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the surface of red blood cells this definition is according to wikipedia. The general blood types all over the world is A, B, AB or O. The blood type may be Rhesus posi ... Read on »
THERE WILL BE BLOOD...FOR A TRANSFUSION by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:13pm No, this is NOT a sequel to the bloody movie from a few years ago, featuring the Oscar Award-winning performance by Daniel Day-Lewis. The main topic for this week in Questions On Dogs and Cats arose from a question that was sent in to the Phoenix newspaper, combined with some questions to this blog by our readers. More on this will follow below.... ... Read on »
Does The Blood Type Diet Work? by Natalie C. Posted Thu 15 Oct 2009 3:38am 1 Comment Advocated not only by it's creator, Dr D'Adamo, the 'Eat Right For Your Blood Type' diet is also promoted by some of Hollywoods elite such as Demi Moore. With findings suggesting that 6,500 participants of the study reported health benefits as well as weight loss, it's easy to see why many people jumped on the band wagon. So what is the ... Read on »
No evidence for the ‘blood type diet’, but does it work? by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 03 Jun 2013 12:32pm I had an email from someone asking me about the blood type diet. The ‘Eat Right for your Type’ diet was hugely popular in the US and also here in the UK from the mid 90s. The diet is based on the ‘ABO’ system of typing blood. This system gives us four blood groups depending on what are known as ‘antigens’ on the surface of the red blood cells: ... Read on »
FDA Sends Letter to Immucor – Products Used by Blood Banks for Testing Before Transfusions Questioned by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Jun 2009 9:43pm The notice puts their biologics license at risk of being revoked and would cost the company about 25% of their business.  As the article posts there’ some potential other items being discussed here outside of just the product with the FTC involved, but we want good blood screening by all means too.  A year ago the FDA was threatening Red Cross w ... Read on »
Hospital Using Blood Vending Machine Complete With Audit Trail Technologies by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 3:31am This is pretty neat and actually is a good showing of safety and technology combined.  The patient's medical record number is input and it gives us one unit of blood for the patient, matching and avoiding errors.  Stocking the vending machine uses bar code scanning so all the blood is correctly inventoried.  Users can connect to the Micr ... Read on »
Studies Show Regular Continuous Glucose Monitor Use Improves Blood Sugar Control Across All Age Groups by John Shelmet Medical Doctor Posted Wed 09 Sep 2009 10:39pm Two studies, published in Diabetes Care and funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, showed that regular use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices was the most important factor in the improvement in glycemic control among Type 1 diabetics. In addition, this improvement occurs against the background of reduced hypoglycemic (low ... Read on »
Results of the Blood XMRV Scientific Research Working Group by Vincent Racaniello Posted Thu 13 Oct 2011 12:00am The Blood XMRV Scientific Research Working Group was formed to design and carry out a study to determine whether xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) posed a threat to blood safety. Phase III results were published on Sept. 22, 2011 in Science . In an upcoming webinar study leaders Graham Simmons and Mike Busch will present th ... Read on »