Sickle Cell Anemia

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Providence collects cord blood to save lives in growing program  -  23 Nov 2009
Waco Tribune Herald...used as an alternative to bone marrow for treating life-threatening diseases such as leukemia and other blood cancers, lymphoma and sickle-cell anemia. ...

• Machete attack victim needs funds  -  23 Nov 2009
Hamilton SpectatorThe re-attachment failed in part because it had taken too long to get his severed hand to hospital, and also because Dibula has sickle-cell anemia, ...

Resistance is Futile  -  23 Nov 2009
Daily Kos (blog)Sickle cell anemia for one, and possibly higher numbers of peole suffering lupus, irritable bowel syndrome, and a host of other hard won adaptations that ...

Autopsy: Ex-fiancé of 'Real Housewife' died of sickle cell  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThe former fiancee of a cast member of the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" died from a rare trait of sickle cell anemia that became fatal ...

Study Targets Stroke Prevention in Children With Sickle Cell Anemia  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Reuters...federal grant to launch a national study of the drug hydroxyurea to prevent first strokes in children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia (SCA). ...

How Should I Manage Patients With Sickle Cell Anemia and Hepatitis C?  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
MedscapeI have seen several patients with chronic hepatitis C who also have sickle cell anemia. What are the options for management of these patients? ...

Research Projects in Nonembryonic Stem Cells Awarded Grants from California  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
TopNews United StatesA professor of microbiology, Kohn, also received more than $9 million to develop blood stem cells that could eventually be used to cure sickle cell anemia. ...

Adult Stem Cells Saved My Life campaign set to launch  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Catholic News AgencyJoe Davis, Jr. was cured of sickle cell anemia using his brother Isaac's stem cells. Kansas City, Kan., Nov 12, 2009 / 08:03 pm (CNA). ...

TLC Member T-Boz Has Swine Flu Scare  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
AHNLos Angeles, CA (CNS) - TLC member Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins has suffered from sickle cell anemia and undergone brain surgery for a tumor. ...

Tough judge Tucker Melancon to decide final six bizarre ferry crash claims  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
New York Daily NewsAlso coming up for trial is Aisha Williams, who argues her sickle-cell anemia was worsened by a back injury, and tow vessel operator Robert Seckers, ...

Adult Stem Cells Saved My Life  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
CNSNews.comImagine a young baby who is dying from sickle cell anemia. These are haunting images. They capture our minds and rend our hearts. Yet in each case, ...

Kandi Burruss said a sixth housewife might be coming  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFamily members disputed an autopsy report earlier this week in which the coroner blamed exertion related to sickle cell anemia as the cause of his death. ...

Steelers' Timmons likely to miss game  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Pittsburgh Post GazetteClark participated fully in practice but is listed as questionable and not expected to play because of health concerns related to sickle-cell anemia. ...

Officials: Real Housewives of Atlanta Death A Homicide  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Radar OnlineThe death of Jewell -- who was engaged to cast member Kandi Burruss -- resulted from a sickle cell anemia condition that killed him following a fight he had ...

Events November 19 to December 18, 2009  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Monroe Free PressNortheast Louisiana Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation will hold a membership drive on this Saturday, November 21, 2009, from 12 noon through 3p.m. ...

Humans still evolving as our brains shrink  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
msnbc.comSickle cell anemia is the best known —the disorder deforms red blood cells into sickle shapes, which can impair blood flow, thus damaging tissues, ...

Independent Contractors Protected Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
PR Web (press release)...an anesthesiologist whose employment contract was terminated by an Arizona anesthesiology practice after it learned he had sickle cell anemia. ...

Williams ready to play  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Salt Lake TribuneHis young son, Carmani, has been battling sickle cell anemia, which forced a bone marrow transplant. "First of all, our prayers and thoughts and all of our ...

Stay hydrated, rest to avoid altitude sickness  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Austin American-StatesmanPeople with lung disease, high blood pressure and sickle cell anemia should get checked before traveling to higher altitudes. Austin's altitude is about 500 ...

First Flu Fatality This Season Confirmed In Brooke County  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WTOV9.com...in the US of the swine flu, and those most at risk are people who have underlying conditions like asthma, diabetes, sickle cell anemia or heart disease. ...

Encouraging donor diversity  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
TheChronicleHerald.caKynan, now five, was eventually diagnosed with sickle-cell anemia, which blocks blood flow to the organs and limbs. He may need a stem-cell transfusion ...

New Site for Adult Stem Cell Resources  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Zenit News AgencyThe parents of Joseph Davis tell how their second child was able to save Joseph from sickle cell anemia. And Laura Dominguez affirms that thanks to adult ...

When actions trump words  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Boston GlobeViola Joseph's son has sickle cell anemia, and they go to Children's so often that she could close her eyes and find the place. They had been waiting months ...

Grief Counslers at Local Elementary School After H1N1 S...  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
MyStateline.comHealth workers say the student had underlying medical conditions, including sickle cell anemia. This marks the third death tied to H1N1 swine flu in ...

'Housewives' star's parents want murder charge  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Digital Spy...their son's body exhumed to disprove the coroner's claim that the 33-year-old's sickle cell anemia may have been a contributing factor in his passing. ...

CoW: Walter Wilson  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
SuperPrep.com (subscription)Wilson has also been successful in getting his students involved in blood drives and community programs such as the Sickle Cell Anemia Walk for Life. ...

His brother's keeper: WMU's Mikey Douglas begins to refocus after baby ...  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
MLive.comDouglas' 1-year-old brother, Micai, died at a New York City hospital on May 29, losing his battle with sickle cell anemia in front of his older brother. ...

Free H1N1 vaccine clinics in northern Worcester planned  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Ocean City TodayLou Gehrig's disease); blood (low blood counts, anemia, blood clotting disorders, leukemia, sickle cell anemia); metabolic disorders (abnormal thyroid, ...

Fight Club  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Blu-ray.com (blog)To combat his sleeplessness, he begins attending random support groups—for everything from testicular cancer to sickle cell anemia— where he meets Marla ...

First local child death from H1N1 confirmed  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
KVBCHe had battled sickle- cell anemia for years and was admitted to the hospital the day before he was scheduled to receive the H1N1 vaccination. ...

Limited supply of injectable H1N1 vaccine available  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Daily Illini...and to those older who have chronic health problems such as diabetes, asthma, a seizure disorder, a chronic lung or lung problem, or sickle cell anemia. ...

Gene Therapy Saves Two Boys From Rare Brain Disease  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
BloombergThe gene therapy method may soon be tried in two more common blood diseases, thalassemia and sickle cell anemia, as well as two neurological conditions, ...

Novel Funding Mechanism Speeds The Path Of Research  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
BioResearch Online (press release)...damage from heart attack, sickle cell anemia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and epidermolysis bullosa, a hereditary ...

SCB haematology wing acquires  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Express BuzzThe electropherosis machine would enable testing of thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, multiple myloma and other types of blood cancer with accuracy of almost ...

Ex-Mater Dei athlete shows blood can be priceless  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
OCRegisterSickle-cell anemia is a specific form of the disease. Charon and his sister Alyssa, 7, both have the most severe kind, since both their parents have the ...

Schering-Plough Reports Potent Antiviral Activity With Narlaprevir (SCH 900518 ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Reuters...patients with hemoglobinopathies (eg, thalassemia major, sickle-cell anemia), and patients with creatinine clearance < 50 mL per min. ...

UK Council Gets £5M in Funding from California Stem Cell Agency  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Therapeutics Daily (press release) (registration)Other diseases being targeted are stroke, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, Type I diabetes, sickle cell anemia and epidermolysis bullosa.

Santonio Holmes has come a long way from 'Muck City'  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Pittsburgh Post GazetteTJ, hospitalized for days on end since infancy, is the reason his father performs charity work for sickle cell anemia. Doctors ultimately found the sickle ...

Have You Ever Kept a Health Problem Secret Like TLC's T-Boz  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
FitSugar.com (blog)Watkins has been extremely open about the fact that she lives with sickle cell anemia, but I was shocked to hear that she secretly battled a deadly brain ...

Controlling Anemia During an Intensifying Flu Season  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
National Anemia Action Council...asthma, chronic lung disease, neurologic and neuromuscular disorders, and sickle cell anemia were among the most commonly seen preexisting conditions. ...

Crawford, Gerber: extortion victims  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
MiamiHerald.comThe 39-year-old was diagnosed with sickle-cell anemia at age 28, and underwent brain surgery two years ago for a noncancerous tumor. ...

Local family on Families Helping Families: "We've been blessed."  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WISAt 2-weeks-old, Jaylen was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. Since then, he's undergone five surgeries. "Through everything he's laughing and smiling," ...

Steelers Notebook: Ochocinco fans mail mustard to secondary  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Pittsburgh Post Gazette...season with a shoulder injury and sat out Monday after coach Mike Tomlin chose to protect him from any further complications from sickle-cell anemia. ...

CLARK COUNTY CASES: H1N1 flu possibly killed boy  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Las Vegas Review - JournalThe boy, Daejon Meadows, died Thursday afternoon at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center from respiratory failure, H1N1 and sickle cell anemia. ...

Rutgers' Minority Nurse Leadership Institute Mentor Program Empowers Fellows  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Nurse.comAnother investigated the literature on the needs of those with sickle cell anemia, what services are available, and organized a community program that ...

To Haiti and back  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
thepaper24-7.com...being beaten with a club, some sickle cell anemia patients, and an 18 month infant who weighed only 13 pounds and could not bear weight on her legs. ...

What Is Erythema Infectiosum? What Is Slapped Cheek Syndrome?  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Ethio Planet NewsIf you have blood abnormalities – such as sickle-cell anemia, infection with parvovirus B19 can result in acute, severe anemia. ...

Secure your child's future today, just after your baby is born – find out how  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Kolkata MirrorThese cells can be used for diseases involving bone marrow transplants include certain kinds of leukemia or lymphoma, anemia, severe sickle cell anemia, ...

Students learn about cancer research at 'Hutch High'  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Issaquah PressThey included information about bacterial infections, sickle cell anemia, similarities in development between zebra fish and humans, and how bacterial ...

Red Cross blood drive at BLC  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
BLC News & EventsBlood is needed for emergencies and for people who have cancer, blood disorders, sickle cell, anemia and other illnesses. Some people need regular blood ...



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