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Blood transfusions are one of the basic procedures of emergency medicine - but doctors have discovered that they could be killing the patient
It's axiomatic that blood is a good thing, and that not having enough of it is a bad thing
Adult hepatitis C may have its roots in the routine blood transfusions given to premature or underweight babies in the 1960s
Any surgical procedure is a major, and unrecognised, source for the spread of Creutzfeldt Jakob disease, or mad cow disease, researchers have discovered