It May Be Risky for Men to Receive Blood Donations From Women


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Getting blood from a woman who has ever been pregnant could be risky for men, a new study from the Netherlands suggests.

The study, published on (Oct. 17) in the journal JAMA, found that men who received blood transfusions from previously pregnant female donors were 13 percent more likely to die during the study period, compared with men who received blood transfusions from male donors.

More at https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2657377