Japanese researchers from the National Defense Medical College have revealed the blood which they created in a lab.This artificial blood can be used by anyone regardless of their blood type and should increase the survival rate of patients. It is hoped medics will be able to use the artificial blood to help seriously injured people. If sucessful in human trials, doctors may now no longer have to worry about limits on the amount of blood available from donors. Link to the full story below to read more.
In the meantime, blood donations remain critically important. Go to redcrossblood.org to find a blood drive near you!
SOURCE: Daily Star UK