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2019 Preview: People will receive transfusions of artificial blood

CueImages/Alamy Stock Photo By Clare Wilson Blood transfusions save lives, but supply doesn’t always meet demand, which can lead to fatal consequences. Soon, we will be able to end that problem by making blood in the lab on demand, with no donors required. Transfusions depend on armies of donors and complex networks for collecting and… Read More »

More than 40,000 women fail to receive cervical cancer screening letters from NHS

More than 40,000 women in England have failed to receive their cervical cancer screening letters from the NHS. A private company hired to perform various back-office tasks for the NHS in England has been slammed after it emerged thousands women had not been sent the appropriate smear test information. The British Medical Association [BMA] has… Read More »

Why women receive less CPR from bystanders

Concerns about inappropriate contact or causing injury may help explain why bystanders are less likely to perform CPR on women — even “virtual” women — than on men who collapse with cardiac arrest, according to two studies presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science Symposium 2018, an international conference highlighting the best in cardiovascular… Read More »