Tag: Blood

Critical Blood Shortage Alert Issued in San Francisco

Beginning today, World Blood Donor Day, first-time donors can get a preview of their blood type when they give with Vitalant SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (June 14, 2021) — On this World Blood Donor Day, Vitalant—which supplies donated blood to more than 900 hospitals across the U.S, including over 45 in the San Francisco Bay Area — announced that it has a critical blood shortage. The nonprofit organization is urging all eligible …
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Sweat-Inducing Sensor Could Make Blood Samples Obsolete

Like the humans it serves, wearable technology comes in many different shapes and sizes. While most people utilize this technology for comfort or self-tracking, other manufacturers are interested in collecting sensitive body vitals. A new device of this type has been created which stimulates sweat glands on a small patch of one’s skin. This has the looks of an intriguing solution that could provide valuable insights into one’s personal health. New Medical Sensor Collects Your …
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