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Researchers may have discovered key to blood type conversion

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are closing in on a major medical breakthrough, having discovered a process for snipping sugars off of A and B type blood cells, making them more similar to the universal type O blood type.

Study: Jehovah's Witnesses fare better after cardiac surgery

A new study shows that Jehovah's Witnesses, known for their stand on refusing blood transfusions fair better after undergoing cardiac surgery than those who accept blood transfusions.

Op-Ed: Would the Jehovah's Witnesses leadership accept artificial blood?

It was announced recently that after years of research a blood substitute has been developed. The search for blood substitutes arose from need to relieve shortage of blood for transfusion and to reduce risk of infections from transfusion of human blood.

Jehovah's Witnesses warned about refusing blood transfusion

A Nigerian Jehovah's Witness, Blessing Nelson Udoh, 66, got "a new lease of life" when an operation helped her regain the use of her legs that had been crippled by arthritis. The surgery was aided by an auto-transfusion procedure.

Coroner urges Jehovah's Witnesses to review blood transfusion ban

Hobart - A coroner has called on the leadership of the Jehovah's Witnesses to review the ban on blood transfusions after a death under circumstances he described as "graphically illustrating the consequence of rigid adherence to that doctrine."

Court allows hospital to give unborn Jehovah's Witness blood

Dublin - An Irish High Court has given permission to a Dublin maternity hospital to give blood transfusion to the child of a Jehovah's Witness couple. The child is 26 weeks gestation age.

Op-Ed: How political correctness kills – tainted blood

The powerful homosexual lobby has succeeded in overturning the blood donation ban imposed in Britain in the 1980s, but heterosexuals will pay the price.

Why Do Jehovah's Witnesses Refuse Blood Transfusions?

Would you refuse medical treatment even if it meant living with a disability or living a shortened life? Two patients have recently refused to receive a blood transfusion because of their religion.

14 Year Old Jehovah's Witness Dennis Lindberg Dies After Refusing Blood Transfusion

A Washington State judge allowed Dennis to make his own decision regarding his refusal to accept a lifesaving blood transfusion. He suffered from leukemia, and the chemotherapy was destroying his red blood cells. Without the transfusion - certain death.
 

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