Hematology - It’s About TIME: Raising Awareness of Sepsis on World Sepsis Day
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  September 10, 2018  
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 World Sepsis DayWorld Sepsis Day
 
A series of articles and thought leader interviews for World Sepsis Day on the 10th September 2018, aiming to raise awareness and improve understanding.
 
   It’s About TIME: Raising Awareness of SepsisIt’s About TIME: Raising Awareness of Sepsis
 
An interview with Dr. Steven Simpson, MD, discussing the importance of raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis, and how Sepsis Alliance is helping to reduce the number of deaths caused by sepsis in the USA.
 
   Scientists work towards solving mystery of incurable blood diseasesScientists work towards solving mystery of incurable blood diseases
 
Scientists may be on the road to solving the mystery of a group of mostly incurable blood diseases called myelodysplastic syndromes, which cause people to have immature, malfunctioning bone marrow cells that fuel a diverse set of health problems and can lead to leukemia.
 
 What is Sepsis?
 
What is Sepsis?Sepsis or septicaemia is a life-threatening illness that can occur when the whole body reacts to an infection. It leads to a serious overdrive of the body’s immune system and leads to a series of reactions that can lead to widespread inflammation and blood clotting.
 
 
 Subcutaneous injection of new protein helps treat hemophilia more effectively
 
Subcutaneous injection of new protein helps treat hemophilia more effectivelyPatients with hemophilia bleed spontaneously or following trauma. The most common sites of bleeding are into joints, but bleeds can also happen into any tissue in the body including the muscles, brain, or eyes.
 
 
 Reducing Anemia in Developing Regions with Point of Care Analysis
 
Reducing Anemia in Developing Regions with Point of Care AnalysisReducing anemia in developing regions is a key strategic health goal with a prevalence of more than 60% in some developing countries.
 
 
 Scientists identify 'Achilles Heel' of anaplastic large-cell lymphomas
 
Scientists identify 'Achilles Heel' of anaplastic large-cell lymphomasAnaplastic large-cell lymphomas (ALCL) are rare cancers of the white blood cells. New research from the international ERIA consortium, led by scientists in Vienna, has now shown that the same signaling pathway is essential to the growth of cancer cells in various forms of ALCL: TYK2 (tyrosine kinase 2, an important component of the immune system) prevents apoptotic cell death by increasing the production of Mcl1, a special type of protein belonging to the BCL2 family.