fbpx
Connect with us

News

Those With Blood Type O Have Higher Risk of Dying From Severe Trauma, Study Says

Published

People With Blood Type O Have Higher Chance Of Dying In Trauma - World Of Buzz
Source: Telegraph

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

A recent study published in the Critical Care journal has stated that blood type O is linked to higher death rates in trauma patients.

According to Science Daily, the study involved 901 Japanese emergency care patients between year 2013 and 2016. The researchers had been given authorisation to go through the patients’ medical records for data collection purposes.

Screen Shot 2018 05 04 At 6.26.22 Pm

Source: telegraph

The researchers from Tokyo medical and Dental University Hospital discovered that critical trauma patients with blood type O had a death rate of 28 per cent, while patients with other blood types only had a death rate of 11 per cent. 

“Recent studies suggest that blood type O could be a potential risk factor for haemorrhage (bleeding in large quantities).”

“Loss of blood is the leading cause of death in patients with severe trauma but studies on the association between different blood types and the risk of trauma death have been scarce. We wanted to test the hypothesis that trauma survival is affected by differences in blood types,” Dr Wataru Takayama said. 

So, the team carried out the research and discovered that patients with blood type O had lower levels of von Willebrand factor compared to those with other blood types. FYI, Von Willebrand factor is a blood clotting agent that helps to stop bleeding when patients experience trauma, in an accident for instance.

Shutterstock 519241105

Source: world atlas

They believe that lower levels of von Willebrand factor will cause patients to lose more blood as it’s harder to stop the bleeding. However, the authors of the study did mention that all the participants in the study are Japanese and that further research is needed to determine whether the findings is applicable to other ethnic groups.

Well, this is definitely unsettling news for those with blood type O. If you know someone who has blood type O, spread the word and let them know! 

 

Also read: People Who Love Taking Selfies Said to Have Mental Disorder, Researchers Say

Selfitis Has Been Proven By Scientist To Be An Actual Mental Disorder Test Yourself To Find Out If You Have It World Of Buzz


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

My Post 2021 09 16T173600.630 My Post 2021 09 16T173600.630
News14 hours ago

3,200 Tourists Arrived In Langkawi On 16 Sept, The First Day Of The Tourism Bubble Pilot Project

Today marks the first day that tourists are allowed to travel to Langkawi in the government’s Langkawi Tourism Bubble Pilot...

Zumba Zumba
News15 hours ago

Physical Contact Sports Allowed In Klang Valley For Fully Vaccinated Individuals Starting 17 Sept

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced yesterday (15 September) that physical sports and recreational activities are now allowed...

Internet22 Internet22
News17 hours ago

KKMM Launches New “Affordable” Internet Packages To Aid Teenagers, Students & Families Starting 15 Oct

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has launched two new Internet Packages yesterday (15 September) in hopes of helping teenagers...

Sarawak Sarawak
News22 hours ago

Fully Vaccinated Individuals Can Enter Sarawak Without 14-Day Quarantine Starting 16 Sept

No Fully vaccinated individuals will be allowed to enter Sarawak without having to undergo the 14-day quarantine as previously implemented....

My Post 2021 09 15T144309.692 My Post 2021 09 15T144309.692
News2 days ago

‘Memalukan’ Chanted Across Parliament After Jelutong MP Kicked Out For Using The Word On Deputy Speaker

It’s no secret that Malaysian parliamentary sessions are just plain chaotic, so much so that parliamentary sittings in other countries...

Ft Discount Ft Discount
News2 days ago

MOHE: First Semester Students In Public Universities Eligible To Receive 20% Discount On Fees

During a virtual press conference yesterday, Minister of Higher Education (MoHE) Datuk Seri Noraini Ahmad announced that all local first semester...

Foulsmellriver Foulsmellriver
News2 days ago

Over 100 Residents In Johor Village Evacuated After Inhaling Fumes From Chemical Spill In River

Two women at Kampung Baru Sri Aman, Seelong in Johor fainted while over 100 residents had to be evacuated due...

Ft Edu Ft Edu
News2 days ago

MOHE: IPT Campuses To Reopen In Stages From 15 Oct For Fully Vaccinated Students & Staff

Former sports and youth minister Syed Saddiq had recently passed on several suggestions to the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE),...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY