Ask a Question

You visited our site and still have questions? Feel free to contact us

Consultation and guidance given not in the framework of service does not serve as a replacement for a physician’s examination or consultation, and is not considered a “medical diagnosis” or “medical opinion". In all cases of urgency, distress or emergency (physical and/or mental), seek medical care with a family doctor, closest emergency room, and/or ambulatory service.   

Start service

Share

Terms of use

Medix FTP Service (the "Service") is designed to provide you with an easy way to transfer files relevant to the management of your case to Medix Medical Services Europe Limited ("Medix", "we" and "us").

 

The following terms and conditions together with the Medix Information Security Policy (which may be found at http://medix- europe.com/Information_Security_Policy.aspx) (together, the "Terms of Service"), form the agreement between you and us in relation to your use of the Service. You should read the Terms of Service carefully before agreeing to them. If you do not understand any part of the Terms of Services, then please contact us at axa-ppp-intl@medix-europe.com for further information. You acknowledge and agree that by clicking on the "Upload" button, you are indicating that you accept the Terms of Services and agree to be bound by them.

 

Using the Service

 

In order to use the Service, you will be required to log in by submitting your member number which was provided to you by the Medix staff, your name and e-mail address. Once you have logged in, you will be able to upload files to the Service. We will download your files to our system and no copy will be retained on the server used to provide the Service. For detailed upload instructions, please click here.

 

Protection of your information

 

We take the safeguarding of your information very seriously. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of your information we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the files you upload to the Service. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic data storage is 100% secure and while we have put in place appropriate protections, we cannot guarantee the security of information you upload to the Service.

 

Quality and availability of the Service

 

While we make reasonable efforts to provide the Service, it is provided "as is" with no representation, guarantee or warranty of any kind as to its availability, functionality, that it will meet your requirements or that it will be free of errors or viruses.

 

We will not be responsible for any damage to your computer system or the computer system of any third party resulting from your use of the Services where such damage is caused by circumstances which are beyond our reasonable control.

 

I agree
close
Start service
Start service
HomeBlogMake Every Drop Count - Six Amazing Facts About Blood

Make Every Drop Count - Six Amazing Facts About Blood

6/24/2018 | By: Medix Team
Make Every Drop Count - Six Amazing Facts About Blood

Very often a fear of needles stops people from donating blood but it is best to remember that the benefits of donating blood are huge. Taking only 45 to 60 minutes to complete, one unit (350 ml) of blood can save up to three lives and is also very good for the donor's health.

 

The world relies on the public to voluntarily donate blood to save the lives of so many in need. An estimated 108 million blood donations are collected annually. However in many countries the demand for good blood exceeds the availability of it. Currently there are only 62 countries that are close to their required national blood supply. If only 3% of the population of each country donated blood, transfusion shortages could be avoided.

 

There are added benefits to your health when donating blood. It is believed that it reduces stress through the act of being altruistic therefore making you feel good about yourself, burns 650 calories, can potentially reduce the risk of developing cancer, helps improve cardiovascular health and replenishes the body with fresh new blood cells.

 

 Here are six incredible facts that will blow your mind:

 

  1. The heart will pump the equivalent of 95.4 Olympic swimming pools worth of blood in an average lifetime.

  2. When you look up at a clear sky and see strange spots drifting around, those are white blood cells commonly referred to as floaters.

  3. The combined length of blood vessels in the adult human body can wrap around the world 2.5 times.

  4. A single red blood cell can travel a full circle through the human body in 30 seconds.

  5. The human heart pumps at such a high pressure that it can shoot blood up to 9 meters in distance.

  6. In an emergency, coconut water can be used as a blood plasma substitute as it contains high sodium and low potassium levels.


Blog search:

By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.

ok