Is cord blood donation confidential?

Answer Information collected at the time of a cord blood donation is kept confidential, as are the results of subsequent medical tests performed on the donated blood. However, for public health reasons, d... Read More »

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Does blood donation lower cholesterol?

Iron speeds the oxidation of cholesterol, which increases the damage to arteries. Where blood donation does not lower cholesterol, it does lower iron, which in turn slows down the process of the ox... Read More »

Can I eat things like shrimp and sushi a day before a blood donation?

As far as I'm aware you can eat anything you like.

What is cord blood used for?

Cord blood cells can be used to restore a variety of blood problems caused by many types of cancer and blood disorders.Types of LeukemiaStem cells from cord blood are used to treat acute forms of l... Read More »

Any O-[neg] donor (or matching types) made the act of blood donation a gift for a future emergency transfusion?

Yes, I'm O-negative and I donate as often as possible!