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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

Computer models provide new details of how sickle cell disease manifests inside red blood cells

Computer models provide new details of how sickle cell disease manifests inside red blood cells

US scientists make advances in modifying human embryos

US scientists make advances in modifying human embryos

Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

Simple treatment leads to sustained virological response in patients with thalassaemia and HCV

Simple treatment leads to sustained virological response in patients with thalassaemia and HCV

Finnish researchers find accumulation of gene mutations in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Finnish researchers find accumulation of gene mutations in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Sangamo Therapeutics and Pfizer team up for development of Hemophilia A gene therapy

Sangamo Therapeutics and Pfizer team up for development of Hemophilia A gene therapy

Brazilian researchers propose new way for treating thalassemia major

Brazilian researchers propose new way for treating thalassemia major

Maintaining healthy weight may be key to prevent MGUS progression to multiple myeloma

Maintaining healthy weight may be key to prevent MGUS progression to multiple myeloma