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Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans March 20, 2017

Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

Blood Shortage Prompts Red Cross Call for Donations January 06, 2017

Says decline in donors seen over holidays

Ebola Can Linger in Lungs, Study Finds January 05, 2017

Discovery in one patient could advance understanding of deadly disease, doctors say

Blood Banks Face Seasonal Shortages, New Screening Rules December 23, 2016

Rare complication of transfusions has led to beefed-up testing requirements

Another Step Closer to Artificial Blood December 05, 2016

Synthetic product could save lives on battlefield and in remote areas, but much more study is needed

U.S. Should Reinforce Blood Supply: Report November 28, 2016

New illnesses and financial pressures are potential threats, researchers say

Health Tip: Control a Bleeding Wound November 09, 2016

Steps to stop the flow

Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young October 25, 2016

Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds October 24, 2016

Little difference seen in patient survival rates

Drug Trio Shows Major Promise Against Myeloma October 06, 2016

43 percent of study patients with the blood cancer had a complete response, researchers report

FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika August 29, 2016

Updated guidance provides further protection for U.S. blood supply

New Case of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida August 25, 2016

Latest one in Palm Beach County brings state total to 43; scientists predict 400 cases by summer's end

Blood Test Might Someday Predict Your Stroke Risk August 24, 2016

People with high levels of certain 'biomarkers' had significantly higher odds for an attack, study found

Five More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida August 24, 2016

State health department says one confirmed in Tampa Bay area

CDC Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Beach Due to Zika August 19, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says 5 cases of locally transmitted infection have occured in the tourist spot

Possible Cases of Local Zika Transmission in Miami Beach August 19, 2016

If confirmed, a health advisory against travel to the city by pregnant women may follow, unidentified source says

Doctors Report Probable Zika Transmission Via Blood Transfusion August 17, 2016

Donor became ill after giving blood that was then used by 2 patients in Rio de Janeiro, physicians say

Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Early Death in Study August 03, 2016

However, black soldiers with the gene variant face higher risk of muscle deterioration during exercise

Roll Up Your Sleeves: Red Cross Says Blood Need 'Urgent' July 26, 2016

There's currently less than a 5-day supply, group says

Are Blood Transfusions From Younger or Female Donors Riskier? July 11, 2016

Study found lower survival rates among recipients, but didn't prove cause-and-effect

Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease June 27, 2016

Swedish study of nearly 1.5 million patients finds no increased risk when blood came from affected people

Superior Results for Myeloma Drug That's Added Earlier in Treatment June 06, 2016

Response rate doubled for patients with this blood cancer, study finds

Drug Protects Lung Function in Kids With Sickle Cell: Study May 18, 2016

But many patients don't get hydroxyurea because of fears about 'theoretical' cancer risk, experts say

Is Daily Blood Thinner Needed for Irregular Heartbeat? May 06, 2016

Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests

Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation May 05, 2016

Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say

Health Tip: Donating Blood May 02, 2016

Be prepared

Health Tip: Are Your Feet Getting Enough Blood? April 14, 2016

Swelling may mean circulation problems

FDA Approves Experimental Zika Test for Blood Donations March 30, 2016

But agency still asks those who've possibly been exposed to the virus to forgo giving blood right now

Review Finds Mixed Success With Hemophilia Treatment March 16, 2016

Researchers surprised by shortcomings in treatment of men with severe forms of the blood-clotting disorder

Idelvion Approved for Hemophilia B March 07, 2016

Replaces deficient clotting factor

CDC Cites 14 Potential New Cases of Zika Transmitted By Sex February 23, 2016

Men who've recently traveled to endemic areas should abstain from sex or use a condom, agency says

Obama Asks Congress for $1.9 Billion to Battle Zika Virus February 23, 2016

Money would go toward mosquito-control programs, vaccine development and tests to better spot the virus

Check Newborns of Women Who Visited Zika-Prone Areas for Infection: CDC February 19, 2016

Advisory is for babies of any woman who's been in such a locale within 2 weeks of delivery, CDC says

Finding Suggests Zika Virus Can Move From Mother to Child During Pregnancy February 18, 2016

Discovery adds to signs it might have caused thousands of Brazilian babies to be born with birth defect

FDA: Wait a Month to Donate Blood After Travel to Zika-Prone Areas February 16, 2016

Four weeks is long enough for the virus to pass out of the body, agency says

Neanderthal DNA May Play Role in Modern Human Health February 11, 2016

Genetic legacy can affect risk for nicotine addiction, depression, blood clots and stroke, research suggests

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't Help January 20, 2016

It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

New Blood Test Could Detect Melanoma's Spread Earlier: Study January 13, 2016

Searching for tumor DNA located cancer's spread better than standard test, researchers say

Safe to Use Blood Thinner Before Major Cancer Surgery, Study Finds December 29, 2015

Results led Sloan Kettering to change pre-op practices

The Pill, Hormone Therapy Safe for Women Taking Blood Thinners: Study December 22, 2015

Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

FDA Lifts 30-Year Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men December 21, 2015

Studies from other countries show policy won't compromise blood supply, health officials say

Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: Study December 21, 2015

Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

Vonvendi Approved to Control Bleeding Disorder December 08, 2015

Clotting factor sanctioned for von Willebrand disease

After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist November 30, 2015

But preliminary study doesn't determine whether that is cause for concern, experts say

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow November 24, 2015

Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

Coagadex Approved for Rare Clotting Disorder October 21, 2015

First coagulation therapy sanctioned for Factor X deficiency

FDA Approves Drug to Reverse Blood Thinner's Effect October 16, 2015

Praxbind cleared for emergency use with Pradaxa when bleeding can't be controlled

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack October 08, 2015

Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs