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Plasma bags are pictured at the Interregional Transfusion CRS in Bern
Hadassah chief to Health Ministry: Approve plasma as COVID-19 treatment

So far, six patients have been treated, all of whom left the hospital virus free within 48 to 72 hours.

By MAAYAN HOFFMAN
24/08/2020
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Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut explosion victims

One Gazan donated blood to "repay" Lebanon for its strong ties with the Palestinian people and for protecting "the Palestinian resistance over the past years."

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Israel's Sight Diagnostics raises $71 million for its blood analyzer

The funds will support expansion of commercial operations and advance R&D into the detection of new diseases as well as the blood factors affecting COVID-19 severity.

By REUTERS
06/08/2020
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Andy Cohen offered to donate plasma but refused, citing FDA regulations

Cohen, 52, shared with "The View" the fact that despite testing positive for coronavirus antibodies health authorities refuse to allow him to donate his flood for critically ill patients sick with the virus.

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Groundbreaking blood test can detect cancer years before symptoms appear

Developed by a Sino-US startup, the groundbreaking new blood test is referred to as PanSeer.

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Researchers finds new way to accelerate blood test analysis by 98%

The blood test is completed in just 30 seconds, thus shortening the process by about 98% and reducing its cost by a similar rate.

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Hadassah doctors crack the cause of fatal corona blood clots

Hadassah researchers discovered that patients who form fatal blood clots have an increased level of alpha defensin protein in their blood.

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People with blood type O more protected against COVID-19 - studies

If a person with blood type A transmits the virus to a person with type O blood, the type O person will have antibodies that can fight the virus.

12/07/2020
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Hillel's Tech Corner: Bringing blood diagnostics home

COVID-19 has served as an accelerator for the adoption of healthcare improvements left on the sidelines for years.

27/05/2020
Plasma bags are pictured at the Interregional Transfusion CRS in Bern
Thousands of NY Orthodox Jews donate blood plasma to help beat COVID-19

More than 3000 Jews have already donated blood plasma at blood banks around the New York area, with another 6,000 tested on Wednesday to see whether they have the correct antibodies.

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