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Tag: Hemoglobin Oxygen Therapeutics

Hemopure (HBOC-201) and its Life-Saving Potential Featured in Men’s Health Magazine

As populations age and more people live with chronic or life-threatening diseases, the need to ensure a steady supply of quality blood is becoming dire. Hemopure, a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier (HBOC) developed by Hemoglobin Oxygen Therapeutics, has pulled hundreds of people from the brink, serving as the last resort for doctors caught in a desperate battle for lives. The story of one of these patients was recently featured in Men’s Health Magazine. The article details the agony of Alexis…

Hemopure (HBOC-201) Addresses the Serious Threat Posed to US Blood Supplies by the Emerging Infectious Diseases

Ensuring a regular and quality blood supply is a constant challenge for healthcare systems worldwide. In the US, according to data from the American Red Cross, a mere 3% of citizens normally donate blood even though 38% of the population are eligible to donate; Every two seconds, someone requires a transfusion; And a single donation could save as many as three lives. The current US…