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Novel drug romiplostim significantly improves treatment of dangerous blood disorder

Novel drug romiplostim significantly improves treatment of dangerous blood disorder

Variation in the BCL11A gene linked to moderated symptoms of beta-thalassemia

Variation in the BCL11A gene linked to moderated symptoms of beta-thalassemia

Untreated blood disorder leads to liver cancer and arthritis

Untreated blood disorder leads to liver cancer and arthritis

Anemia drugs linked with leukemic transformation in patients with primary myelofibrosis

Anemia drugs linked with leukemic transformation in patients with primary myelofibrosis

Children with sickle cell disease, silent strokes show some relief with blood transfusions

Children with sickle cell disease, silent strokes show some relief with blood transfusions

Discovery of novel cause of iron overload in patients with thalassemia

Discovery of novel cause of iron overload in patients with thalassemia

First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters

First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters

Woman has successful ovarian transplant from her sister

Woman has successful ovarian transplant from her sister

Serious illness among children with sickle cell disease reduced with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

Serious illness among children with sickle cell disease reduced with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

FDA approves Soliris (eculizumab), first treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

FDA approves Soliris (eculizumab), first treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

Army docs use of dangerous drug labelled irresponsible and inappropriate

Army docs use of dangerous drug labelled irresponsible and inappropriate

New drug may revolutionize how chronic iron overload is treated in chronic anemia patients

New drug may revolutionize how chronic iron overload is treated in chronic anemia patients

Sickle cell corrected with gene copy

Sickle cell corrected with gene copy

Adult sickle cell drug hydroxyurea proves effective in young children

Adult sickle cell drug hydroxyurea proves effective in young children

Researchers have doubled the potency of a protein that drives blood to clot

Researchers have doubled the potency of a protein that drives blood to clot

Experimental drug for diabetes looks promising

Experimental drug for diabetes looks promising

British court gives the go ahead for IVF babies to be created to save sick siblings

British court gives the go ahead for IVF babies to be created to save sick siblings

Genetic screening for iron blood disorder feasible in the workplace

Genetic screening for iron blood disorder feasible in the workplace

Hydroxyurea plus aspirin best therapy in patients with essential thrombocythemia who are at high risk for vascular events

Hydroxyurea plus aspirin best therapy in patients with essential thrombocythemia who are at high risk for vascular events

Experimental drug PKC412 may be the key to treating myeloproliferative disease

Experimental drug PKC412 may be the key to treating myeloproliferative disease