Blood carries out the vital functions of human life. It is composed of cells, suspended in plasma, that carry oxygen and nutrients to organs, remove carbon dioxide and waste products for excretion, fight infection and aid wound-healing. When blood...
* Discuss with your doctor whether he will accept a lower ‘transfusion trigger’ of haemoglobin in the blood
It’s axiomatic that blood is a good thing, and that not having enough of it is a bad thing. This is true as far as it goes, but there’s mounting evidence that the picture is not that simple.
When AIDS victim Andrew Stimpson’s disease reversed itself, doctors called it a miracle. But a look at the research on spontaneous healing shows that miracles are not as rare as we think - the result of the body’s mysterious ability to self-repair.