The Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre is advocating the importance of public donation of cord blood stem cells to help form a substantial registry of stem cells for the UAE.
Fatma Al Hashimi, head of Education and Development U
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for all countries to obtain 100 per cent of their supplies of blood and blood products from voluntary unpaid blood donors by 2020.
In lieu of World Blood Donor Day on June 14,
The Western world's first drug to fix faulty genes promises to transform the lives of patients with an ultra-rare disease that clogs their blood with fat. The only snag is the price tag of over $1 million.
The gene therapy for
Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, working with Danish researchers, have developed a novel anticancer drug designed to travel - undetected by normal cells - through the bloodstream until activated by specific cancer proteins.
Up to 400 of the region’s top medical experts will discuss recent developments in the medical management of a range of blood disorders and cancers at an upcoming summit in Dubai.
The Middle East Hematology Oncology Summit held under the pa
The Thalassemia Centre, the only facility in the UAE dedicated to Thalassemia treatment, has received a fully renovated recreation area, with support from DP World, UAE Region and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
British health officials could copy Bahrain's efforts in tackling genetic blood disease.
A Bahraini doctor will advise National Health Service (NHS) officials charged with tackling the problem in the UK.
Dr Shaikha Al Arrayed w
Muscat Private Hospital (MPH) will organise a blood donation camp on July 2 to raise awareness on the importance of donating blood.
This year’s theme “Giving Blood Regularly” is an effort to commit volunteer donors to give blood regularly
Tawam Hospital in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine has collected the highest number of blood units donated across the UAE in 2007.
“We are extremely pleased to announce that the figures for the number of blood units donated in 2007