UK scientists develop blood-recycling kit

New machine to help overcome blood shortages and cut need for transfusions during surgery.

    Many things are recycled these days, and now blood has been added to the list, exciting the medical community.

    British scientists have developed a new machine to help overcome blood shortages and cut the need for transfusions.

    The portable machine Hemosep takes the best bits out of the blood that leaves the body - and prepares them to go back in an affordable way.

    Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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