Stopping bleeding saves lives on the battlefield (image) U.S. Army Research Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption A new medical technology, StatBond stops traumatic bleeding without requiring wound compression for Soldiers on the battlefield. Hemorrhage is the leading cause of preventable death for Soldiers. Credit Hybrid Plastics Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.