What does blood do?

Author:  Maria Yiallouros, Editor:  Maria Yiallouros, English Translation:  PD Dr. med. Gesche Tallen, Last modification: 2017/03/01 https://kinderkrebsinfo.de/doi/e261457

Blood has many vital chores:

  • oxygen and nutrient supply
  • disposal of carbon dioxide and other waste products of the body
  • thermoregulation
  • distribution of hormones and other substances throughout the body
  • immune response

The balanced composition of blood is a major condition to fulfill these chores successfully, thus to maintain human well-being and health.