If you have type AB blood and you are used to hearing how rare it is, you will be surprised to hear that there is one type even rarer. So what are we talking about?
Our blood type is genetically determined, and throughout life this has several implications. Now, new research shows that there’s a connection between blood type, and the risk of having a stroke.
New research shows that people with blood type A might be more likely to have an early onset stroke than blood type O.
Your blood type is determined by several factors and is important in helping you get a blood transfusion if necessary. Here is everything you need to know.
Although there seems to be no apparent evolutionary advantage for one blood group over another, their distribution is markedly uneven. How did one blood group become more prevalent than others?
Magen David Adom has been responsible for all of Israel’s blood supply, including for the IDF, since 1950.
Magen David Adom is suffering from a lack of A-, B- and O- blood types, which are essential for saving lives.
Only an estimated 15% of people in Israel have the required blood types, which are all rare, and MDA are appealing for those who can, to donate as soon as possible.
10-year-old Omar is sick with a rare blood disease, and also has a rare blood type. His parents organized a blood drive that significantly increased his chances.
Type-A blood creates a "sticky" environment in the respiratory system, which can make it easier for the virus to infect.