Transfusions Using Young People's Blood Could Be Dangerous, FDA Warns - 02-19


There is no shortage of weird ways that people attempt to stay young, including blood transfusions. For upwards of $12,000, companies perform blood transfusions using plasma from young donors. The claim is that young blood fights aging and certain diseases, like heart disease and Alzheimer's. But now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns these claims are both unproven and potentially harmful.