Stress linked to worse outcomes for young women with heart disease

  “Younger women under the age of 55 tend to do worse than older individuals and men,” said University of Alberta cardiologist Paolo Raggi. “The long-term complication rate and the recurrence rate for heart attacks are much higher.” Researchers followed 662 heart patients for up to three years. Each person was assessed for symptoms of […]

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World Blood Donors Day: ‘Access to safe blood is essential for every individual’

Every year, June 14, marks World Blood Donors Day, to highlight and encourage voluntary and repeat blood donation to ensure the quality of blood units donated, whilst impressing upon the need to use safe processes and technologies in blood screening to contain the spread of Transfusion Transmitted Infections (TTIs). Blood transfusion is an important aspect […]

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Voluntary blood donation a must during summer months  

Data shows that with people out on vacation during summer, the availability of blood decreases. Experts appeal that more and more people should come ahead to organise blood donation camp and do voluntary blood donation during summer. Ram Bangad, who runs the trust Raktache Nate with a base of thousands of blood donors in Pune, […]

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