Blood Facts

Dark Chocolate Is Your Perfect Blood Donation Remedy This Easter!

Dark Chocolate Is Your Perfect Blood Donation Remedy This Easter!

Frankly now, who doesn’t love chocolate? This Easter, we are giving you the best excuse to help you savor this sweet! “Eating dark chocolate could be the key to preventing a national blood shortage during the holidays.” The message was first delivered by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service in 2013, promoting their cause in a […]

Get Your Blood Tested Before Having Your Driving License!

Get Your Blood Tested Before Having Your Driving License!

Photo by http://www.yasa.org In our country, getting a driving license could cost you no more than a few dollars. And the addition of a wrong blood type to it, nothing more. However, many fail to remember that the only way for paramedics to know your blood type is by checking this driving license, if ever […]

It’s in YOUR hands.

Hepatitis: who can and who can’t donate?

Hepatitis: who can and who can’t donate?

Everyone has caught at least one of them, if not must have been vaccinated against some of them during childhood. “Hepatitis” also know as “صفيرة“, is a medical condition during which the liver (an organ inside the body partly responsible for eliminating the medicine you take and helping enormously in the digestion process by secreting many […]

Can you blood type predict your personality?

Throughout the years, Japanese researchers have been particularly interested in finding a link between the 4 main blood groups A, O, B and AB and the personalities of their holders. Fascinatingly, for decades, blood typing has been used in their culture by: – Employers when assessing job candidates, – Dating services for potential love matches, – And even […]

Who are your blood types’ ancestors?

The  8 main blood types belonging to the ABO and Rhesus systems, are seen everywhere around the world. Well, almost everywhere, since some countries beg for blood donors of certain types. Contrary to what you may expect, the distribution differs in every corner of the globe according to many ethnic and racial analyses, done throughout […]

2 new Blood Types discovered!

You probably know your blood type: A, B, AB or O. You may even know if you’re Rhesus positive or negative. But how about I tell you that in addition to those 2 systems (ABO and Rhesus), one could have as far as 28 other types in his blood? Intriguing, isn’t it? 28 in fact, […]