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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019

What makes Impossible meat possible? A ‘bloody’ ingredient

What makes Impossible burgers possible? An engineered ingredient that makes the veggie patty look bloody – and one of many new concoctions food regulators expect to see more of in …


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019

Companies report progress on blood tests to detect cancer

California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018

Blood donations reach ‘fragile state’ around holidays; donors needed

Students account for about 35 percent of Spokane County’s blood donations, but during the holidays, those donations mostly dry up.


Gene therapy shows promise against blood-clotting disease

Gene therapy has freed 10 men from nearly all symptoms of hemophilia for a year so far, in a study that fuels hopes that a one-time treatment can give long-lasting …


Red Cross says blood donations urgently needed amid shortage

The American Red Cross says its blood supply is facing a serious shortage after receiving fewer donations than expected in recent months.


Scientists use gene editing to fix mutation that causes sickle cell disease

A team of scientists has used a powerful new gene-editing technique to fix the mutation that causes sickle cell disease, a key step toward a cure for the deadly immune …


Hospital warns patients of possible HIV, hepatitis exposure

Officials at a southern New Jersey hospital have notified 213 patients they may have been exposed to HIV or hepatitis B or C because of drug tampering that may have …


FDA sets guidelines to protect blood supply from Zika

The Food and Drug Administration is recommending U.S. blood banks refuse donations from people who have travelled to countries where the Zika virus is active in the prior four weeks, …


Auction claims it’s selling vial with Reagan blood

LONDON — A Channel Islands auction house says it’s selling a vial that allegedly contains blood residue from Ronald Reagan — a move denounced today by the late U.S. president’s …


Executive Linked To Blood Scandal

The chairman of French automaker Renault has been indicted for complicity in knowingly distributing blood tainted with the AIDS virus through state-run blood banks, Renault said Monday. Louis Schweitzer, head …