blood services

Focus on better testing, not limiting potential donors We’ve all heard the slogan “It’s in you to give” or the idea that just one pint of donated blood can save a life, now especially at the U of O as Canadian Blood Services was on campus this week collecting donations while reminding students of the …

A new study by researchers at the University of Ottawa is changing the way doctors look at blood transfusions.

The study compared the recovery rates of two groups of patients, one group given fresh blood and the other given older blood, and found no link between recovery and the age of the blood being transfused.