BENGALURU: Two units of the rare Bombay Blood Group, stored in a Davanagere blood bank, has traveled miles to Myanmar via a courier and saved the life of a 34-year-old woman who underwent a heart surgery.
The Kottayam couple found out that Agnus had the rare blood group only when she was admitted for delivery.
BHOPAL: In a first of its kind case in India, a tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh has been found to have the rare blood group, Para-Bombay B.
Ram Ajoor, 60, a migrant running a pan shop in Ludhiana came to CMCH with anaemia and complications due to diabetes on Wednesday.
For the first time in Madhya Pradesh, a bone-marrow transplant unit has been set up at MY Hospital Indore. At present, the transplant of children with Thalassemia will be conducted.
With a blood group so rare, Aditya has selflessly given his blood to those in need of it—55 times in the past 17 years!
BENGALURU: Aditya Hegde, 34, the Bengalurean who was in the news recently for saving a pregnant woman in Chennai by donating blood, was unaware about the rarity o
HH Blood Group, also called Bombay phenotype, is a rare blood group which only one out of 10,000 Indians has. It is called the Bombay blood group because it was discovered in Mumbai (then Bombay) in 1952 by Dr Y M Bhende.
Aditya Hegde was born with a very rare blood group, HH negative, which is found in one in 10,000 Indians.
CHENNAI: An overnight train journey from Bengaluru by 34-year-old finance professional Aditya Hegde helped a 21-year-old woman in a Chennai hospital give safe birth to a baby girl on Tuesday.
It is estimated that only 4 per million people have it in the world.
BENGALURU: A city-based hospital, working along with two non-profit organisations towards curing all Thalassemia-afflicted children in the country, achieved a milestone on Sunday by saving lives of 50 children suffering from Thalassemia over a period of just two yea
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Aug 15, 2017: The 71st Independence Day celebrations will usher in cheer and new hope for hundreds of thalassaemic in Dakshina Kannada district.
The Government Wenlock Hospital will open a six-bed day-care centre for thalassaemia patients on Tuesday.
Hospital Superintendent H.R. Rajeshwaridevi said the centre will operate on the second floor of the Regional Advanced Paediatric Care Centre. It will move to the ground floor of the hospital’s new medical block that will be ready by October.
Medical emergencies have become heavily dependent on replacement blood donations which are not only unsafe but also a way of exploiting patients and their families.
Blood donation coordinator Rajat Agarwal talks about how blood collection takes place and the inevitability of some blood being unused.