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This high quality blog is maintained by bestselling author Michael S. Williams. The focus is to provide in-depth articles and great videos about the blood industry. Our premise is that you can make about $300 a month donating plasma, and it's a real gateway into donating whole blood at Red Cross blood donation centers to save lives. So we like to promote plasma donation as great habit to start. Also, you can Submit Blood Center for a featured article and to be included in our master database.
This awesome new technology can freeze umbilical cord blood stem cells to repair you; truly fascinating medical advances meets science-fiction stuff. Here we talk about new trends and provide an honest look at many of the cordblood banks, there is BIG $$$ to be had in this new industry! We do this because its just plain cool...c'mon us blood donors need a little sci-fi escape too :)
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Thursday September 11, 2014 3:50 PM EDT
Blood donors are people from every walk of life. They are students, government employees, private workers, business executives and many others. Indeed, they are ordinary people but they possess one thing in common, a generous heart. Blood donors play an important role in the field of modern health care. They are the ones with the … Continue reading Blood Donors are the New Heroes
Thursday August 28, 2014 2:56 PM EDT
It’s a big challenge to face blood shortage where demand of blood products is also high. For many reasons, wherein unpredictable and high demands of blood needed for accidents, the blood inventory fluctuates every hour. All eligible donors are encourage to make way for appointments and give blood to help prevent emergency situations. An urgent … Continue reading O Negative and B Negative Blood Donors are Highly Needed
Tuesday August 26, 2014 1:59 PM EDT
Many of us are hesitant to donate blood because of the unfavorable stories heard from one experience to another. But let us remind ourselves that blood shortage pops out due to misconceptions and myths surrounding us where noble act of donating blood is almost neglected. Let’s read one by one of those myths and we … Continue reading Myths VS Facts About Donating Blood
Thursday August 21, 2014 2:10 PM EDT
Blood donations spread words with safe and continuous awareness of blood supply. Each of us can become a hero, the idea of donating blood to those patients needing it. A hero who saves lives of many or thousands is not really recognize, silent and unlabeled. Let’s take a sip on how a hero become strongly … Continue reading Nutrition Rules For Donating Blood
Tuesday August 19, 2014 3:30 PM EDT
There are many active government and private institutions are supporting the blood donation camp all over the world. Now, Jaipur in India will be hosting an event for blood donation camp to set and create world record with the support of ministry of health and family welfare, an NGO to organize and to collect one … Continue reading Blood Donation Camp In Jaipur Will Create Guinness Book of World Record
Thursday August 14, 2014 3:26 PM EDT
It is said that cord blood stem cell have been successfully used for the treatment of patients with type 1 diabetes. Cord blood stem cells used to ?reeducate? (as the term used) the immune system T cells of diabetic patients by making their pancreas to start producing insulin again, to reduce the amount of insulin … Continue reading How Could Cord Stem Cells Help Cure Patients with Diabetes?
Tuesday August 12, 2014 3:27 PM EDT
The abundance of stem cells and medical use of stem cells are growing, collecting and preserving cord blood and cord tissue are wise enough to invest for family’s future health. Cord blood stem cells and cord tissue stems cells have different functions. Cord blood is the blood found in the vein of the umbilical cord … Continue reading Learning the Differences Between Cord Blood and Cord Tissue
Friday August 8, 2014 2:37 PM EDT
The preserved components of the umbilical cord blood are called stem cells. Stem cells are cells that form all the tissue and organ cells of the body which are used to replace other cells that are abnormal or have been destroyed by diseases. Through umbilical cord blood banks which are categorized into three namely private, … Continue reading How Important is the Cord Blood Banking Process?
Wednesday August 6, 2014 1:52 PM EDT
There are a lot of reasons why people donate their blood. For whatever reasons, the need of blood is constant. Here we will take time to realize what donors think and what make them decide to donate blood. The top reason donors give blood is they want to help other people. Others†give blood because they … Continue reading Interesting Facts of Why Donors Donate Blood
Monday August 4, 2014 2:24 PM EDT
Cord Blood Registry (CBR) is one of the most leading industry dedicated to technical innovations, gives access to current treatments and stem cell application for unstable condition or with no cure. A cord blood bank that passed the standards of cord blood collection and storage regulations made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). … Continue reading Getting To Know More About Cord Blood Registry (CBR)