July 23, 2014: Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

July 22, 2014: American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations
'Emergency situation' could arise in weeks if shortages continue

July 22, 2014: Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

July 21, 2014: Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets
Findings could one day help meet increasing global demand for blood transfusions, researchers say

July 11, 2014: Health Tip: First Aid for a Bleeding Wound
Apply pressure to stem the flow of blood

July 01, 2014: Anemia Treatments Don't Boost Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Finds
Medication to boost red blood cells, more blood transfusions made no difference in outcomes

June 13, 2014: Health Tip: Having Poor Circulation in the Feet
Foot cramps may be a warning sign

June 09, 2014: New Hemophilia Remedy Offers Potential for Fewer Injections
And fewer episodes of bleeding

June 06, 2014: Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
These drugs help stop acute lymphocytic leukemia from coming back, experts note

May 22, 2014: FDA OKs Test to Improve Blood Donor-Recipient Matching
New method uses genetics and computer technology to determine most compatible red blood cells

May 19, 2014: Blood Infections Play Role in Up to Half of Hospital Deaths: Study
Treating these dangerous conditions also uses up a fifth of hospital expenditures, researchers found

May 19, 2014: Urine Test May Help Spot Dangerous Blood Clots
More accurate, less invasive than current screening, researchers contend

May 15, 2014: Could a Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer's Return?
Study suggests routine sample might provide information critical to treatment

May 08, 2014: Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
Drug designed to reduce blood clots

May 05, 2014: Young Blood Boosts Brains of Old Mice
The discovery might have implications for aging humans, study authors suggest

April 14, 2014: Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

April 02, 2014: More Doctors Than Consumers Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana: Survey
Cancer and blood specialists most likely to support drug's use for health problems

March 31, 2014: Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study
Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

March 21, 2014: Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections
Study looked for alternate sources of sepsis, a bloodstream infection sometimes linked to hospital care

March 12, 2014: Health Tip: After Donating Blood
Take it easy

March 04, 2014: Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Use of the blood thinner may safely ease stroke risk linked to atrial fibrillation, Swedish research finds

March 03, 2014: Nearly 3 Million Americans Living With Hepatitis C
Many aren't aware they carry the liver-destroying virus, experts say

February 25, 2014: Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds
Angioplasty patients run the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, researchers say

February 21, 2014: Blood Sample Might Predict MS Long Before Symptoms Start
Preliminary research suggests potential for earlier diagnosis

February 12, 2014: Newsman Tom Brokaw Battling Blood Cancer
Veteran TV journalist has multiple myeloma, which attacks white blood cells in bone marrow

February 05, 2014: Early Promise for a Blood Thinner Without the Bleeding Risk
Animal study suggests an antibody might provide safer protection against clots

February 03, 2014: Body's Immune System Destroys Would-Be Cancer Cells Daily: Study
Researchers tracked the quick elimination of mutant cells that can cause blood tumors

January 24, 2014: Health Tip: Before You Donate Blood
Prepare your body

January 20, 2014: No Proof That 'Blood-Type' Diets Work: Study
Matching food choices to your blood type won't make you healthier, research suggests

December 23, 2013: Tretten Approved for Genetic Clotting Disorder
Rare condition could be life threatening

December 04, 2013: Healthy Blood Flow Seen a Year After Face Transplants
Study of three patients found 'excellent' circulation in transplanted tissue

November 25, 2013: FDA Approves New Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection
Olysio may cut down on side effects while achieving good responses in patients, experts say

November 19, 2013: Studies Suggest Better Approaches to Staying Clot-Free
One trial found gene tests help with standby med warfarin, another shows promise for newer drug

November 18, 2013: Antidote Might Reverse Complication From Blood Thinner Pradaxa
In early tests, new drug allowed blood to clot again with no apparent side effects

November 18, 2013: Transfusions During Hospital Transport May Help Trauma Patients Survive
Study compared short-term survival in severely injured patients

October 24, 2013: Stem Cell Transplants May Harm Recipient's Sex Life
Doctors and patients need to talk more about this potential problem, researchers say

October 23, 2013: Lower Blood Sugar Levels May Aid Memory, Study Suggests
Blood glucose levels on the higher end of the normal range linked to poorer results on memory test

September 16, 2013: Sickle Cell Drug Reduces Symptoms, Health Costs Alike, Study Finds
More docs should include hydroxyurea in patients' treatment plans, researchers say

August 09, 2013: Migraines Linked to Artery Networks in Brain
Imaging showed sufferers had differences in the structure of their blood vessels

August 07, 2013: High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk
Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say

August 07, 2013: Could Hot Cocoa Improve Brainpower in Seniors?
Small early study hints it might help, but author says it's too soon to recommend nightly cup

July 16, 2013: Sickle Cell Anemia on Rise in Newborns Worldwide
More than 400,000 cases annually expected by 2050, study shows

July 15, 2013: Scientists Create Blood Vessels in Mice Using Human Stem Cells
They say research could lead to advances in treatment of cardiovascular disease

July 10, 2013: Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations
Start of summer meant big dip in donor activity in June, group says

July 02, 2013: Home Treadmills May Help People With Poor Leg Circulation
Doctors urged to recommend this activity to arterial disease patients who can't get to the gym

July 01, 2013: Pricey New Blood Thinner Might Be Safer for Leg Clots
In trial, Eliquis worked as well as warfarin but with less risk of bleeding

June 24, 2013: Blood Transfusions May Mean Fewer Strokes in Kids With Sickle Cell Disease
Study found the practice, first widely initiated in 1998, is reaping benefits for young patients

June 21, 2013: Iron Supplements May Prevent Anemia During Pregnancy
The benefits also include improved birth weights, analysis shows

June 19, 2013: Character Counts When It Comes to Organ, Blood Donations
Patients prefer getting both from people with personality, behavior traits similar to their own, study finds

June 11, 2013: Blood Tests May Predict COPD Flare-Ups
Signs of chronic inflammation in the blood linked to faster deterioration of lung function