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Diagnosed with Sickle-cell disease at three months, Baby Larissa ... - The Standard



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Diagnosed with Sickle-cell disease at three months, Baby Larissa ... 
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Larissa's father believes the disease is terminal and ignorantly blames it on the mother to have brought the illness to the marriage.

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Progress in pursuit of sickle cell cure - Science Daily



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Progress in pursuit of sickle cell cure 
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"Sickle cell disease is caused by a single mutation in the beta-globin gene (in the stem cell's DNA)," he said. "The idea is to correct that particular mutation, and then stem cells that have the correction would differentiate into normal blood cells ...
Rice team gains ground in CRISPR cure for sickle cell, but challenges remain FierceBiotech
Hopes of cure for sickle cell disease iNews

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Sickle Cell Disease: When to Transfuse - Medscape



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Sickle Cell Disease: When to Transfuse 
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Hello. I am Dr Mary Hulihan, a health scientist in the Division of Blood Disorders at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today I would like to talk about the indications for blood transfusion in patients with sickle cell disease, the ...

 


New Jersey may start a confidential sickle cell trait registry - WHYY



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New Jersey may start a confidential sickle cell trait registry 
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The New Jersey Legislature is considering creating a confidential registry of newborns diagnosed with sickle cell trait. Assemblyman Herb Conaway said many people with sickle cell disease are not getting standard treatments for that condition. ?The ...

 


Listen: Why Don't You Hear More About Sickle Cell Disease? - Kaiser Health News



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Listen: Why Don't You Hear More About Sickle Cell Disease? 
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On the national affairs radio show "1A," Marqus Valentine describes how a mild stroke went misdiagnosed when he was in elementary school. Stroke is one of many serious effects of sickle cell disease. (Jenny Gold/KHN). Jenny Gold, a Kaiser Health News ...

 


Few kids with sickle cell anemia take daily antibiotics, study says ... - UPI.com



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Few kids with sickle cell anemia take daily antibiotics, study says ... 
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Less than a fifth of U.S. children with sickle cell anemia are getting the antibiotics that could save their lives, a new study finds.

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Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get Them | Health ... - U.S. News & World Report



Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get Them | Health ... 
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Imara Begins Phase 2 Sickle Cell Disease Trial Testing IMR-687 in Adults - Sickle Cell Anemia News



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Imara Begins Phase 2 Sickle Cell Disease Trial Testing IMR-687 in Adults 
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Imara, a pharmaceutical company developing new therapies for sickle cell disease (SCD), has successfully dosed the first patient enrolled in its clinical trial evaluating escalating doses of IMR-687 in adult patients with SCD. The Phase 2 trial ...

 


Make-A-Wish helps 14-year-old girl publish book | NBC4i.com - NBC4i.com



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Make-A-Wish helps 14-year-old girl publish book | NBC4i.com 
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The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants more than 100 wishes a year here in Central Ohio to children with critical conditions.
Central Ohio teen fulfills wish to publish book, spread awareness ... ABC6OnYourSide.com
Make-A-Wish teen passes on Disney, to write a book about her illness 10TV

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Boston public schools agree to recognize sickle cell as a diseases ... - The Boston Globe



Boston public schools agree to recognize sickle cell as a diseases ... 
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The Boston school system has agreed to recognize sickle cell disease ? which affects millions of Americans and is more common among blacks and Latinos ? as a disability that interferes with a student's education, the Globe has learned. Students with ...

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