Why blood for analysis taken from the ring finger

We all donate blood from time to time (general analysis, hormone testing, biochemistry, etc.). In the case of medical examination, blood is mainly taken from a finger, for routine tests - from a vein. The second method, according to experts, is much more popular. For specialists in the laboratory ...

Scientists called a blood group whose owners are less likely to get COVID-19

The study shows that one of the blood groups can provide its owners with some protection against the coronavirus, writes Fox News. In April, shortly after the outbreak of the pandemic, genetic testing firm 23andMe began using its systems to help scientists better understand how genetics ...

Can COVID-19 be treated by plasma transfusion and how is it obtained

It will take months to develop a vaccine against COVID-19. But theoretically, patients can be treated with the help of blood plasma transfusions from people who have already recovered. In response to bacterial or viral pathogens, the b-lymphocytes of a sick person produce antibodies. Among such manufacturers - ...

'Halloween-Worthy Scene': Iowa Family Found Bloodshot In Their Basement

Nick Lestina from Bagley, Iowa, was horrified by what he saw. In the basement of his home, he found 5 inches (12 cm) of blood, fat, and animal tissue. This mass seeped into there through a drain in the floor. Such a picture, according to the owner of the house, “is worthy ...

Bloody flight: passengers flying a plane to Florida in shock after a disgusting incident

On an American Airlines flight from Medellin, Columbia to Miami, Florida, a passenger had a blister on her leg. Blood spattered from it and hit two more passengers and surrounding objects. Writes about this New York Post. September 18 presenter ...

Blood business: how the US plasma market works

The Atlantic has prepared a story about the plasma donation market in the USA - its structure, the risks of spreading infectious diseases, dirty centers and forced donations. ForumDaily provides an article translated by VC.ru. I needed money. That is why I was sitting in the donor room ...

The most scandalous stories about health from celebrities

Vox.com publishes several 2015 health scandals. The examples given by the Internet portal involve world stars of show business, bloggers and famous politicians. Journalists warn readers not to repeat what these people have done. Gwyneth Paltrow loved the spa ...

Amazon caught selling items with the bloodstained flag of Israel

What is not sold on the Amazon international marketplace. Books, electronics, carpets, curtains, phone cases with designs of flags of various countries. But the only flag that appears before the buyer in blood stains and splashes of blood is the flag of Israel. As a result ...

Kadyrov was transfused by the blood of the Prophet Muhammad

The head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov said that during a meeting with the theologian Sheikh Ali Jifri, famous throughout the Muslim world, he was transfused with blood, which is part of the blood of the Messenger of Allah, the Prophet Muhammad. The head of Chechnya did not specify how and how many ...

In the US, proposed to allow gays and bisexuals to donate blood

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US has proposed allowing gay and bisexual people to donate blood. However, for this they will have to refrain from same-sex intimate relationships for a year. Chairman of the American Medical Association, Robert M. Wah ...

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