Sickle Cell Disease News and Research

Latest Sickle Cell Disease News and Research

Stroke risk increases when children with sickle cell disease cease transfusions

Stroke risk increases when children with sickle cell disease cease transfusions

Neurological and neuromuscular diseases raise risk of complications from flu

Neurological and neuromuscular diseases raise risk of complications from flu

Nitric oxide may  help sickle cell patients

Nitric oxide may help sickle cell patients

Lack of oxygen in body tissues creates a defect of red blood cells that further exacerbates the condition by constricting blood vessels in the lung

Lack of oxygen in body tissues creates a defect of red blood cells that further exacerbates the condition by constricting blood vessels in the lung

Adult sickle cell drug hydroxyurea proves effective in young children

Adult sickle cell drug hydroxyurea proves effective in young children

Research discovers new deadly link to sickle cell disease

Research discovers new deadly link to sickle cell disease

Hydroxyurea may prevent complications such as organ damage and stunted growth in treatment of sickle cell disease

Hydroxyurea may prevent complications such as organ damage and stunted growth in treatment of sickle cell disease

Oral liquid Hydroxyurea promising for long-term use in babies with sickle cell disease

Oral liquid Hydroxyurea promising for long-term use in babies with sickle cell disease

Blood abnormality, sickle cell trait, gives added protection to children from malaria

Blood abnormality, sickle cell trait, gives added protection to children from malaria

Researchers have identified a new clinical syndrome

Researchers have identified a new clinical syndrome

Method of gene therapy accurately corrects mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy accurately corrects mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy that can accurately and permanently correct mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy that can accurately and permanently correct mutations in disease-causing genes

Beginning of new wave - first generation to turn 18 since technology and treatments have allowed them to survive to adulthood

Beginning of new wave - first generation to turn 18 since technology and treatments have allowed them to survive to adulthood

New bone marrow model could help people with sickle cell disease

New bone marrow model could help people with sickle cell disease

Level of immune cell DNA in the blood might help predict success of stem cell transplantation

Level of immune cell DNA in the blood might help predict success of stem cell transplantation

New understanding of the causes for symptoms of sickle cell disease

New understanding of the causes for symptoms of sickle cell disease

New advances in sickle cell disease

New advances in sickle cell disease

Children with sickle cell disease who are at risk for a stroke need ongoing blood transfusions to reduce their risk

Children with sickle cell disease who are at risk for a stroke need ongoing blood transfusions to reduce their risk

Californians say yes on 71

Californians say yes on 71

Brief psychological interventions are effective in relieving traumatic stress symptoms in family members

Brief psychological interventions are effective in relieving traumatic stress symptoms in family members