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Cooley's anemia is a genetic blood disease that results in an inadequate production of hemoglobin, the essential oxygen-carrying substance in blood. This causes severe anemia that begins shortly after birth.
People with iron overload disease are more vulnerable to Vibrio vulnificus infections

People with iron overload disease are more vulnerable to Vibrio vulnificus infections

Findings could lead to treatments for blood disorders associated with iron deficiencies and overloads

Findings could lead to treatments for blood disorders associated with iron deficiencies and overloads

Atpif1 gene regulates heme synthesis in red blood cell formation

Atpif1 gene regulates heme synthesis in red blood cell formation

Atpif1 gene regulates hemoglobin synthesis during red blood cell formation

Atpif1 gene regulates hemoglobin synthesis during red blood cell formation

New gene transfer technique can treat beta-thalassemia, sickle cell anemia

New gene transfer technique can treat beta-thalassemia, sickle cell anemia

Increasing TR2/TR4 expression can lead to higher fetal hemoglobin levels in sickle cell patients

Increasing TR2/TR4 expression can lead to higher fetal hemoglobin levels in sickle cell patients

EGT transfers clinical grade lentiviral vector to MSKCC

EGT transfers clinical grade lentiviral vector to MSKCC

Hepcidin hormone may be potential therapeutic tool for anemic blood disorders

Hepcidin hormone may be potential therapeutic tool for anemic blood disorders

bluebird bio publishes LentiGlobin gene therapy clinical trial data results

bluebird bio publishes LentiGlobin gene therapy clinical trial data results

Researchers reveal findings on restricted lineage of iPS cells

Researchers reveal findings on restricted lineage of iPS cells

Gene therapy represents safe alternative to current cures for blood disorder β-thalassemia

Gene therapy represents safe alternative to current cures for blood disorder β-thalassemia

Avoiding spleen removal for Cooley's anemia sufferers

Avoiding spleen removal for Cooley's anemia sufferers

Mechanism driving iron overload in thalassemia identified

Mechanism driving iron overload in thalassemia identified