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Study illuminates how hot spots of genetic variation evolved in the human genome

Study illuminates how hot spots of genetic variation evolved in the human genome

New method modifies blood stem cells to reverse genetic mutation that causes IPEX

New method modifies blood stem cells to reverse genetic mutation that causes IPEX

App that could detect level of anemia by looking at fingernails

App that could detect level of anemia by looking at fingernails

Johns Hopkins researchers report challenges in treating severe crisis pain of sickle cell disease

Johns Hopkins researchers report challenges in treating severe crisis pain of sickle cell disease

People overestimate benefits and underestimate risks of medical procedures, shows research

People overestimate benefits and underestimate risks of medical procedures, shows research

Study suggests new approach to treat life-threatening blood disorder in children

Study suggests new approach to treat life-threatening blood disorder in children

Therapy with L-Glutamine reduces pain in patients with sickle cell disease

Therapy with L-Glutamine reduces pain in patients with sickle cell disease

Researchers identify enzyme as potential new drug target for blood disorders

Researchers identify enzyme as potential new drug target for blood disorders

Mice study shows promise for treating genetic conditions during fetal development

Mice study shows promise for treating genetic conditions during fetal development

FDA warns against using teething remedies for babies

FDA warns against using teething remedies for babies

Study: Most children with sickle cell anemia not getting daily antibiotics to reduce the risk

Study: Most children with sickle cell anemia not getting daily antibiotics to reduce the risk

Sickle cell patients, families and doctors face a ‘fight for everything’

Sickle cell patients, families and doctors face a ‘fight for everything’

Medicaid expansion takes a bite out of medical debt

Medicaid expansion takes a bite out of medical debt

Increasing hydroxyurea dose linked to reduction in hospitalization for young sickle cell anemia patients

Increasing hydroxyurea dose linked to reduction in hospitalization for young sickle cell anemia patients

FDA approves first targeted cancer treatment based on basket study

FDA approves first targeted cancer treatment based on basket study

“Chemical surgery” on embryos to free them of a gene causing thalassemia

“Chemical surgery” on embryos to free them of a gene causing thalassemia

New sickle cell disease poll dispels long-held perceptions of African Americans

New sickle cell disease poll dispels long-held perceptions of African Americans

BWH researchers discover new genetic cause for photosensitive blood disorder

BWH researchers discover new genetic cause for photosensitive blood disorder

Newly-discovered mutation highlights complex genetic network that underpins blood disorder

Newly-discovered mutation highlights complex genetic network that underpins blood disorder

Study provides insight into development of red blood cells

Study provides insight into development of red blood cells