Egypt's PM reviews draft executive regulations of law on blood operations, plasma collection

Mon, 09 Aug 2021 - 10:26 GMT

It also includes a set of general provisions about the donation process and the tests needed before donating or using blood plasma.

June 14 marks World Blood Donor Day

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 12:36 GMT

This annual event is an occasion to give thanks to voluntary blood donors who give their blood to save lives.

Orphans reported absent as probe continues in Giza children case

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 12:41 GMT

Investigations also added that an unlicensed orphanage is working in secret to raise donations.

Blood test discovers cancer before cell mutation

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 07:45 GMT

A simple blood test can detect cancer in the very early stage, and even tell you where the tumor is located.

Can spicy foods curb salt cravings or lower blood pressure?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 09:49 GMT

People who like spicy foods may eat less salt and have lower blood pressure, potentially reducing their risk of heart attacks and strokes, a study from China suggests.

Young diabetics may check sugar more when money’s at stake

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 09:08 GMT

Teens and young adults with diabetes may do a better job of checking their blood sugar when they get daily financial incentives than when there’s no cash on the line.

Yemen's blood bank faces threat of closure within days

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 08:49 GMT

Yemen's blood bank has sent out an urgent appeal to anyone who will listen, as war and a blockade on the capital may force the centre to close within a week.

Arab League urges to regulate blood transfusion process

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 01:41 GMT

The Arab League (AL) called on member states to effectively regulate the process of blood transfusion and adopt a national strategy in this regard.

Global action urged on World Blood Donor Day

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 06:20 GMT

Last decade witnessed 1 million deaths in emergencies. Emergencies increase the demand for blood transfusion and make its delivery challenging and complex.