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  Blood Information - Blood Test Results, Blood Transfusion, Blood Disorders and Health
It meant his or her blood could be given to anyone, regardless of blood type, without causing a transfusion reaction.
The Blood collection centers that you drive past, with your windows up and your car doors locked, with those persons 'sleeping' on the sidewalk, are inspected and approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, an agency of the United States Government.
For those who need a Blood transfusion, the risk of transfusion problems is far less than the risk of dying or becoming more seriously ill without that transfusion.
www.bloodbook.com   (1370 words)

  Book Review: Bad Blood: Tainted Blood Scandal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For the one in 5,000 Canadian males born with the genetic blood coagulation disorder called hemophilia, a breakthrough in the processing techniques of donated blood products in 1981 was more than a simple triumph of medical technology.
Compact vials of dried and supposedly purified concentrates to clot the blood offered a reprieve from excruciating pain and personal liberation from a life of constant vigilance and the possibility of early death.
What rescues Bad Blood from a numbing blur of dates and statistics is the poignancy - and compelling courage - of those whose lives are threatened most.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=M1ARTM0010440   (813 words)

 Bad Blood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bad Blood, a 1981 movie starring Jack Thompson about mass murderer Stanley Graham.
Bad Blood, a 2005 short film starring Alan Cumming, based on a story from Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh.
Bad Blood a novel by Alan M Brooker published in 1998
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bad_Blood   (206 words)

 WWE Bad Blood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
WWE Bad Blood was a World Wrestling Entertainment-produced pay-per-view event that takes place, usually, in June and is the successor of the King of the Ring pay-per-view.
Bad Blood was first shown in 1997, titled as In Your House: Badd Blood and took place on October 5.
The pay-per-view is known for introducing the Hell in a Cell match, and the main event of every Bad Blood has been a Hell in a Cell match.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/WWE_Bad_Blood   (673 words)

 Red Gold . Blood Basics . The Blood Supply . Bad Blood | PBS
This was especially true of women who had developed a sensitivity to the Rh factor, the condition in which a baby with Rh-positive blood triggers an immune reaction in its Rh-negative mother.
Philip Levine and Alexander Wiener, had shown that an Rh-negative woman could be immunized against the disease by injecting her with Rh antibodies immediately after the birth of her first Rh-positive child, and by the late 1960s this injection became commercially available.
Dark stories were emerging about commercial blood and plasma in America, about a system that was poorly regulated and out of control.
www.pbs.org /wnet/redgold/basics/badblood2.html   (1006 words)

 Bad Blood (1981)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Bad Blood is the true story of West Coast (New Zealand) Eric Stanley Graham who, during the 1940's shot dead several people in the small village of Kowhitirangi, and sparked NZ's biggest manhunt in history.
The film is both atmospheric and disturbing, and is well focussed on Graham and his family, and their gradual alienation from the small community.
Both well acted and scripted, Bad Blood is worth more than a look.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0082043   (233 words)

 CBS News | Tainted Blood And 'Overbleeds' | February 4, 2003 09:28:55
The tainted blood was discovered by the Tennessee Valley region of the Red Cross following reports of white particles in donated blood.
Blood in bags manufactured by Baxter International Inc. had been found to be contaminated.
Cox, a respected blood collector who's even cited in a published study, thought the overbleeds were accidental and notified his supervisors.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/01/31/eveningnews/main538818.shtml   (720 words)

 Bad Blood
We define bad blood as any blood that is physically contaminated or "tainted," thus causing obvious changes in a person's health and lifestyle.
Bad blood can be a fictional idea, like the ingested blood of a vampire which causes a human to engage in murder, for more foreign blood.
Aids is a disease of the blood which attacks the T-cells and therefore prevents the immune system from fighting other diseases which may attack the body, allowing someone to die from say: the common cold.
www2.kenyon.edu /Depts/WMNS/Projects/Wmns36/bloodli/badframe.htm   (1469 words)

 BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | Bad blood spreads Aids in China
The blood was sold to pharmaceutical companies for the manufacture of blood products.
And poor farmers were drawn to the scheme for cash payments in return for their blood.
He says he sold his blood more than 10 times and was paid about three pounds ($4.25) for a pint of blood.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/asia-pacific/newsid_1359000/1359670.stm   (929 words)

 [Pharm-policy] bad blood
The semi-private National Blood Transfusion Service is one of the few well-organized institutions in Zimbabwe, which even the WHO (World Health Organization) considers a model for other poor countries.
Blood donation busses criss-cross the country, drawing immense quantities of blood, amounting to 80,000 liters per year.
She developed severe chills and hypotension (sic reduced blood pressure) when it was infused and on examination of the bottle it was found to have fl particles floating in it." The same medication injected into Vija Sai, the same reactions.
lists.essential.org /pipermail/pharm-policy/2000-October/000454.html   (4492 words)

 Red Gold . Blood Basics . The Blood Supply . Bad Blood | PBS
The system involved removing blood from the donor, centrifuging it to separate the plasma, and then re-infusing the red cells.
When hurried, our doctor, who was also the bouncer, would occasionally give them shots of tetanus antigen right through their trousers." Later the company took to "bankrolling all sorts of characters" to meet the booming demand for source plasma, many with questionable ethics.
After the body is removed, the doctor remarks that during his years of association with the center the man had donated almost half a million cubic centimeters of blood.
www.pbs.org /wnet/redgold/basics/badblood.html   (1009 words)

 Bad Blood: A Case Study of the Tuskegee Syphilis Project - Case Study Collection - National Center for Case Study ...
During this primary stage, a blood test will not reveal the disease but the bacteria can be scraped from the sores.
This was the target population, people who "had never in their lives been treated by a doctor." Public health officials arriving on the scene announced they had come to test people for "bad blood." The term included a host of maladies and later surveys suggest that few people connected that term with syphilis.
Several hundred men over 25 years old were identified as Wassermann-positive who had not been treated for "bad blood" and had been infected for over five years.
ublib.buffalo.edu /libraries/projects/cases/blood.htm   (2698 words)

 Bad Blood
An investigation showed that her blood was laced with TCE, a common drinking water pollutant.
As it turned out, the steam from her thrice-a-day showers had contaminated her blood.
It's horrifying to learn how bad the situation is. These facts may be enough to prompt a few lifestyle changes.
www.metrotimes.com /news/stories/cul/17/47/toxic.html   (459 words)

 The Monkeyhouse Lounge: X-Files: Bad Blood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The episode is Bad Blood and it is one of the funniest hours of tv I have ever seen.
The overall plot of Bad Blood has Agents Mulder and Scully traveling to Chaney, Texas to investigate a series of mysterious incidents of cows being drained of blood.
These blood-lettings have now extended to humans as a tourist was found drained of all his blood and having two holes on his neck.
www.monkeyhouselounge.com /features/badblood.html   (1510 words)

 WWE: Subscriptions > Webcast On Demand > Bad Blood
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After 45 minutes of sheer carnage and utter exhaustion in Hell in a Cell, Triple H mercifully ended the match, hitting Shawn Michaels with his patented finisher twice in succession.
U.S. law may be different than the law of your home country.
www.wwe.com /subscriptions/webcast/badblood   (241 words)

 Bad Blood 2003 Review
Bad Blood was spilled last night in Houston, Texas - which is ironic, as I spilled some Worcester sauce as I made my toastie...
Anyway, the show wasn’t too bad, or as bad as many people thought it would be, so let’s take a look at it - as I saw it...
Smart move putting the Dudleys on first to fire up the crowd, but the match was neither good nor bad - it was simply there - put it this way, it could have happened on Raw and it wouldn’t have felt out of place.
www.wrestleholic.com /columns/badrev.html   (1339 words)

 Bad Blood :: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study
As part of a study conducted in Macon County, Alabama, poor sharecroppers were told they were being treated for “bad blood.”In fact, the physicians in charge of the study ensured that these men went untreated.
In the 25 years since its details first were revealed, the Tuskegee Syphilis study has become a powerful symbol of racism in medicine, ethical misconduct in human research, and goverment abuse of the vulnerable.
In February 1994, the issue was addressed in a symposium entitled, “Doing Bad in the Name of Good?: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study and Its Legacy,” convened at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library.
www.healthsystem.virginia.edu /internet/library/historical/medical_history/bad_blood   (344 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It was typical of what you would expect from a free clinic in the Barrens: everything done in shades of off-white and "soothing" pastels, cheap plastic furniture that could have come out of a spray bottle and a fair assortment of guards to protect the place's medical supplies from being looted.
The blood is just a symbolic link to the true vital energy they draw upon.
They are a cancer that spreads through humanity, drawing on its life blood for their own twisted survival.
members.aol.com /talonmail/badblood.html   (8774 words)

 New Scientist Breaking News - 'Bad blood' causes hundreds of unnecessary deaths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The "bad blood" appears to come primarily from people who have been exposed to a variety of blood groups in the past, such as women who have had more than three children or people who have had multiple transfusions.
Patricia Kopko of BloodSource, a blood bank in northern California, says researchers now agree that TRALI occurs in about one in 5000 transfusions, which means there are at least 5300 TRALI reactions per year in the US alone, and something like 500 deaths.
While different blood banks have their own rules about how to deal with blood that has triggered TRALI, they cannot act if they do not even hear about it in the first place, says Kopko.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn2840   (780 words)

 BBC NEWS | Health | Doctors unaware of 'bad blood' risk
It is an immune reaction which happens when antibodies in the donor blood come into contact with the recipient.
However, its early symptoms are the same as a non-lethal condition caused by transfusing the new blood too quickly.
He would like to see all donated blood screened for these antibodies in the same way that it is screened for HIV.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/health/2281850.stm   (371 words)

 Cover Stories | www.sdreader.com
Within the city of San Diego, the experiment is targeted at several neighborhoods south of I-8, where many poor and minority residents are unlikely to have heard of the study and unlikelier still to have the resources to sue if something goes awry.
When the reporter asks university officials to provide details of two "adverse event" reports involving the study, the officials stonewall, saying the information is "nonpublic" because the university has signed a confidentiality agreement with the laboratory.
The paper went on to report that "the blood substitute will only be available to paramedics working south of Interstate 8." Specific paramedic and ambulance units carrying PolyHeme were not identified.
www.sdreader.com /php/cover.php?mode=article&showpg=1&id=20050728   (1211 words)

If you are in a sad personal state, something bad has happened to someone you love, then it can help you see in films and stuff what is truthful in it.
Bad Blood is his first major book publication.
Bad Blood examines the case histories of these real-life killers, and in every instance presents their onscreen counterparts and details of the films in question such as Badlands, American Psycho, Bonnie & Clyde, Fatal Attraction, Hannibal, Kalifornia, Natural Born Killers, New York Ripper and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer.
www.3ammagazine.com /litarchives/2002_sep/interview_christian_fuchs.html   (3773 words)

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BAD BLOOD WALKTHRU GENERAL In BAD BLOOD, you have the choice of playing the game as one of three characters: Dekker (a normal male human) armed with a knife; Jakka (a female mutant who looks human), who has an eyeblast; or Varigg (a huge, green-skinned mutant), who possesses incredible strength.
BAD BLOOD is rich with its own vocabulary (described in the game's documentation), and the playing area is huge.
BAD BLOOD is published and distributed by Origin Systems.
www.gamesover.com /walkthroughs/badblood.txt   (2487 words)

 Bad Blood Transfusion? - CBS News
Now, CBS News has learned the FDA is investigating a possible fatal error -- the Red Cross may have mislabeled a unit of blood with the wrong type, and it somehow slipped past a multi-layer system of safety checks at the blood bank and the hospital.
The Red Cross Atlanta facility, which provided the blood for English, was slapped with 25 violations during FDA inspections in 1999.
Sharyl Attkisson turns up what may be a fatal transfusion of bad blood, one the patient's family was not told about right away.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/05/07/eveningnews/main616279.shtml   (694 words)

Because the blood is stopped from clotting naturally, a cut can mean bleeding to death, a bruise can lead to deadly internal bleeding.
As is so often the case, the women in her family were carriers of the virus, while the men had to live with the condition.
One son contracted the HIV virus after being given a blood transfusion containing the clotting agent Factor 8, widely used in the treatment of haemophiliacs.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a39a026cd4516.htm   (3052 words)

 Amazon.com: Bad Blood : A Memoir: Books: Lorna Sage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In such a dysfunctional household, where "nobody wants to play the part of parent," Sage didn't have the option of passing for normal not that the "functional illiteracy" of her village peers was anything to envy.
Ultimately, it was books and sheer orneriness her grandpa's "bad blood" that saved her from the oblivion her mother and grandmother had chosen.
Bad Blood reads as wicked fun with a strongly feminist underlying message.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060938080?v=glance   (1941 words)

 bad * Bad Blood The Marin County...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Bad Blood A Family Murder in Marin County.
Spaghetti WesternsThe Good, the Bad, and the Violent A Comprehensive, Illustrated Filmography of 558 Eurowesterns and Their Pers.
Bad Moon Rising A Chronicle of the Middle East Today.
www.ciyoda.de /ciyouuubad.html   (457 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Bad Blood: A Memoir: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
'Bad Blood is pretty much in a class of its own.
It is a measure of her achievement that she can turn the peculiarities of her own past - and they are peculiar - into a narrative that speaks for the whole of post-war Britian.
'Bad Blood' By Lorna Sage, October 18, 2005
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1841150436   (827 words)

 Bad blood? Survey of public's views on unlinked anonymous testing of blood for HIV and other diseases -- Kessel et al. ...
Survey of public's views on unlinked anonymous testing of blood for HIV and other diseases -- Kessel et al.
Overall, 31.5% (95% confidence interval 29.3% to 33.7%) of participants were aware of unlinked anonymous testing of blood
Most respondents were unaware of unlinked anonymous testing of blood for HIV, and a substantial minority disagreed with such
bmj.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/320/7227/90   (802 words)

 Bad blood [Free Republic]
They have asked the FDA's Blood Products Advisory Committee to relax the ban to allow donations by men who say — yes, say — they have not had sex with other men for at least a year.
Notwithstanding improved testing methods, lifting the ban "would result in a small but measurable increase in the possibility that an infectious blood unit might be released," Rebecca Haley, interim chief medical officer of the Red Cross, said Thursday.
Not a social policy issue." Engineering new, improved attitudes toward homosexuals is not worth the potential loss of life among those whose dependence on blood transfusions is hardship enough.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a39c1b66d3b9e.htm   (905 words)

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