Tag: "donations" at medical news
Schepens is recipient of the most National Eye Institute funds in 2001
...Other funding sources include foundations, private donations
and fundraising initiatives....
... Artificial organs would be a boon because organ donations
cannot keep pace with demand. In the US, some 80,000 people are waiting for kidney, liver or heart transplants. And of the 23,000 Americans who need a liver, only 5000 got their wish last year. Artificial organs would slash these waiting lists and so...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, February 19, 2002
...loping countries, an estimated 45 percent of blood donations
are not screened for HIV and hepatitis C or B viruses. According to the authors, implementing policies to protect the blood supply may shrink available resources in developing countries and take away from other gains in health. Review: Identifying ...
Copper-lowering drug stabilizes advanced cancer in anti-angiogenesis trial
... on mechanisms of copper-related angiogenesis, and donations
to the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center. The discovery of TM's potential effect on cancer grew directly out of Brewer's decades-long research effort on trace metals' importance to the body. He began by examining the role of zinc in sickle-cell anemi...
Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds
...ishes plasma more quickly than whole blood, plasma donations
canbe made twice weekly, to a maximum of 104 times a year. Whole blood can bedonated only about once every two months. College students have been targets of the paid donor recruitingstrategies since the 1970s, Anderson says, driven in part by...
Holding Policy Is Cost-Effective Way To Further Protect Blood Plasma Supply From HIV And Other Infections
...mparedtwo possible strategies for screening plasma donations
for HIV beforeprocessing: (1) holding all of a donor's blood plasma donations
for a specifictime and (2) testing the same plasma using a new, expensive screening testcalled PCR (...
PAHO Responds To Countries Affected By Hurricane Georges, Makes Appeal For
Emergency Funds For Haiti And Dominican Republic
...e the inventory,classification and distribution of donations
efficiently and that people notsend goods that have not been solicited," Dr. de Ville said Ministers of Health from all countries in the Americas, at the Pan AmericanSanitary Conference in Washington this week, approved a resolution asked theinternat...