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  • Risk Like Blood
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    Running the Race to Obtain the Prize? Each year athlete's ability to perform seems to increase by leaps and bounds. Some reasons for this can be attributed to better training methods, better conditioning techniques, and better over all health of the athlete. While most situations involve one or more of the previously scenarios, some athletes always seem to take it to a step further. They engage in a process called blood doping. This procedure does increase physical performance and athletic abili...
  • Witness And A Blood Transfusion
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    Beliefs about blood: Blood Transfusion: They refuse to accept blood transfusions and do not allow them to be given to their children. This is based upon four passages in the Bible which prohibit the consuming of blood: Genesis 9: 4 'But flesh (meat) with... blood... ye shall not eat' Leviticus 17: 12-14 '... No soul of you shall eat blood... whosoever eat eth it shall be cut off' Acts 15: 29 'That ye abstain... from blood... ' Acts 21: 25 '... Gentiles... keep themselves from things offered to i...
  • Blood Transfusions And The Storing Of Blood
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    Charles Richard Drew was born on June 3, 1904 in Washington, D.C. He was very athletic as a child. Charles attended Dunbar High School where he won letters in track, baseball, basketball and football. He won the James E. Walker Memorial Medal as outstanding all-around athlete. Charles attended Amherst College in Massachusetts on a scholarship. He was named an all-American halfback and won the Thomas W. Ashley Memorial Trophy as the Most Valuable Player on Amherst's football team. He graduated in...
  • Red Cross Reports Blood Banks
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    THE RED CROSS REPORTS BLOOD BANKS ARE SAFER THAN EVER As spokesperson for the American Red Cross, I would like to address the public's rapidly growing concern over our nation's blood supply. The population of our country must abate their fears regarding contamination of our blood supply from the AIDS virus and hepatitis. Since the early nineteenth century the United States has used intravenous administration from a donor to a recipient for blood transfusions. The Red Cross prerequisites for safe...
  • Market Size For Biopure S Hemopure Product
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    The veterinary canine blood market is currently valued at approximately $40 million ($34-48 million), but if the potential of the market and the potential for medical benefit were fully realized, the canine blood and blood replacement market is $400 million ($314-$469 million). This potential market is based on the figure of 12 million dogs suffering blood loss annually, 30% (3.6 million dogs) of which could benefit from blood replacement. Figures given in the case indicate that only 2.5% of tho...
  • Leading Serologic Cause Of Blood Donor Deferral
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    CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING INTRODUCTION Each year, more than 14 million units of blood and products are collected from 6 million people who walk into their local donation center, appear at mobile blood drives or donate at any one of multiple creative spots where the trained blood drawing staff can be found. These people provide for the million of patients who are transfused every year. The reason why someone donates blood can be as varied as the type of people who donate. The basic re...

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