UAB researchers find link between older stored blood transfusions and subsequent bacterial pneumonia

Human blood from donors can be stored for use up to 42 days, and it is a mainstay therapy in transfusion medicine. However, recent studies looking back at patient records have shown that transfusion with older, stored blood is associated with adverse effects.

‘Black Panther’ Creator (Stan Lee) Being ‘Picked Apart by Vultures’ As He Battles Pneumonia

*(Via The Daily Beast) – You might expect Stan Lee, at age 95, to be enjoying the fruits of his many labors: Marvel Comics, the company he served as the former president and chairman of, dominates popular culture. Characters he co-created — among them ...