Scientists turn blood cells into neural stem cells, opening door for new regenerative therapies

It could be a game changer for patients suffering from paralysis and other nervous system problems.

What causes Blood Moons? The same thing that makes skies blue

Spooky!

Energy drinks have a profound effect on our blood vessels, new research shows

How can people drink this stuff in the first place is beyond me.

Blood for universal transfusions might be sourced from gut bacteria

Well, not literally — but they’ll help!

Australia’s ‘Man with the Golden Arm’ retires after saving 2.4 million babies — urges people to “break his record”

A rare antibody his body produces made his blood priceless to doctors.

What is the most common blood type?

Have you ever wondered why people around the world have different blood types?

Novel gene therapy may have cured hemophilia A

It could positively change the lives of thousands of people around the world.

Long-term exposure to mictrogravity can lower physical fitness down by half

And exercise doesn’t fix it.

Oldest mammal blood found in 30-million-year-old tick fossilized in amber

The wildest things can get trapped in amber.

Immortal cells could usher in the age of plentiful, artificial blood for transfusions

Your body probably won’t even tell the difference.

Blood-repelling surface might finally put an end to clotting in medical implants

The resulting material could spare thousands from having to deal with blood clots.

Paper centrifuge can separate blood into plasma in under two minutes, all manually. It weighs 2 grams and costs ¢20

Human ingenuity knows no limit.

Vampires might be on to something: blood from young humans rejuvenates old mice

It’s the plot of a dark vampire movie.

Just days in the mountains can improve your blood for months

Just a few hours in the mountains can significantly change your bloodstream

A smart brain is not only big, but blood thirsty too

The brain needs a lot of blood to be smart.

Wearable artificial kidney may change how we perform dialysis forever

Dialysis on the go may soon become reality.

We’ve found the genetic key to making red blood cells

Researchers from Lund University in Sweden and the Center of Regenerative Medicine in Barcelona have identified four sequences of genetic code that can reprogram mice skin cells to produce red blood cells. If this method can be used on human tissues, it would provide a reliable source of blood for transfusions and people with anemia.

XSTAT 30 syringe can plug a gunshot wound in 20 seconds flat

Gunshot wounds are really dangerous, messy things, and much more numerous than you’d think. In an attempt to reduce mortality and improve treatment options the FDA has approved a military medical device, created specifically to treat someone who has just suffered a gunshot or other penetrating wound, for non-military use.

Google wants to develop needle-free blood-drawing smartwatches

Competition between tech giants is more fierce than ever, and Google is out for blood – literally.

Canadian Doctors Treats Brain Tumor in World First

The blood-brain barrier has been broken for the first time in history, and this can revolutionize some areas of cancer treatment.