Thalassemia

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Shahbaz announces to bear medical expenses of student  -  23 Nov 2009
The News InternationalLAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Sunday announced to bear the medical expenses of a female student suffering from Thalassemia. ...

Today's music has no content: Pankaj Udhas (Interview)  -  23 Nov 2009
Thaindian.com...is also organising a show titled “Khazana - a festival of Ghazals and Mushaira� to raise funds for cancer and thalassemia patients. ...

Today's music has no content: Pankaj Udhas  -  23 Nov 2009
TopNews...is also organising a show titled "Khazana - a festival of Ghazals and Mushaira" to raise funds for cancer and thalassemia patients. ...

B+ve to A+ve, he beats thalassemia  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Times of IndiaToday, he is a healthy infant with A positive blood group and a confirmed evidence of how stem cell transplant can cure thalassemia. The change in his blood ...

Thalassemia awareness project for NWP  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Ceylon Daily NewsThe Health Services Director's Office of the North Western Province will commence a project tomorrow to help the Province get rid of Thalassemia by 2020. ...

BRAC Bank employees donate blood for Thalassemia patients  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
The New NationEmployees of the bank donated blood for the patients of Bangladesh Thalassemia Hospital. 'We collected blood after necessary health screening. ...

Thalassemia Screening for Varsity Admission Mooted  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Khaleej TimesDUBAI – The Thalassemia Centre in Dubai is pushing for legislation to make thalassemia screening programmes compulsory for those seeking admission to ...

Marriages between Thalassemia carriers to be banned  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Daily MirrorThe Health Ministry is to introduce legislation making it compulsory for everyone to undergo a Thalassemia test before marriage to ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation plays great role in protecting children's right in ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Trend News AgencyAlso the increase in the number of children with hemophilia and thalassemia causes serious concerns in Azerbaijan, said Pashayeva. ...

'Cigarette smoke main culprit behind COPD'  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
The News InternationalThe camp was set up to collect blood donation for children suffering from Thalassemia. Several dozen students of the institution gave blood donations on the ...

City hospital starts OPD for blood-related diseases  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Times of IndiaSome of the common acquired conditions are leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, aplastic anaemia and thalassemia major," head of bone marrow transplant department ...

Couple of issues  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Sakaal TimesFor example, when two Thalassemia minor (a blood disorder) persons get married, they could produce a Thalassemia major child. If with a few medical tests ...

'1.5m Thalassemics unaware of their condition'  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
The News InternationalBy our correspondent Thalassemia is a painful disease and currently there are 1.5 million patients suffering from it who are completely unaware about it, ...

AIDS ruined their lives, then got them together  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Daily News & AnalysisHe got it from a blood transfusion while being treated for Thalassemia. This was too much to bear for Swapna's husband, and he died of shock a few months ...

Hundreds in farewell to 'Don'  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Camden New JournalHe had been born with thalassemia, a rare inherited blood condition which prevented him from receiving full treatment. A devoted Arsenal fan, Mr Kontourou ...

Policy dialogue on family planning  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
The News International...concrete measures such as pre-counselling of couples before marriage, HIV and Thalassemia tests have been taken up by the department. ...

Saudi tests spotlight risks of intermarriage by cousins - Feature  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Common genetic blood disorders in Saudi Arabia include sickle cell disease and thalassemia. Of the individuals tested, 4.20 per cent had sickle cell trait, ...

Parliament offers to make amendment to legislation on children in Azerbaijan  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
APAMoreover, Heydar Aliyev Foundation is implementing projects for the children with seeing and hearing problems, those suffering from diabetes and thalassemia ...

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 ...

Finally, money for bone marrow donations!  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Los Angeles Public RelationsOther plaintiffs in the case include patients with blood disorders like leukemia, multiple myeloma and thalassemia. The plaintiff have put forward an ...

Piece of glass in another vial  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Daily MirrorA ward in the Thalassemia Centre at the Teaching Hospital in Kurunegala became the latest location where a vial containing an ...

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, ...

Italian ambassador to facilitate joint ventures  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Daily TimesPrati said that an Italian Thalassemia physician is working in Pakistani to help local hospitals to fight against this disease. Earlier, chairman PPMA Zahid ...

Stem cells can treat blood cancers: Japanese scientist  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Press Trust of IndiaBlood cancers such as aplastic anaemia (a deficiency of red blood cells) and thalassemia (an inherited form of anaemia caused by faulty synthesis of ...

Medical students to come together for conference  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
GulfNewsAn impressive line-up of events that include workshops — many of them run by students; health awareness campaigns such as information booths on Thalassemia ...

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. ...

Majid Bin Mohammed Launches Latest Thalassemia Website (8 November 2009)  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Dubai City GuideDuring his visit to the Thalassemia Center, he also visited the Dubai Cord Blood and Research Center and the Joslin Diabetes Center. ...

Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, tea, Day 1, First Test  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Gaea Times...international cri.. cricket_score News: Eleven-year-old Thalassemia Major patient Kushal Patel had a wish ? to meet Sachin Tendulkar once in his life. ...

Medicine comes before politics as PA medical professionals come to Rambam to learn  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Jerusalem PostThe delegation attended lectures on pediatric cancer treatments, thalassemia and other genetic diseases more prevalent among Arabs, bone marrow transplants ...

The Dubai Health Authority celebrates quality week  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
AME InfoThis year's theme is, "Patient Safety, Our Priority" Al Wasl, Dubai Hospital, Rashid Hospital, DHA Airport clinic, the Thalassemia centre and the ...

Kids with cancer paint dream, see different world  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Inquirer.netJohn Vincent was in Grade 4 when he was diagnosed with thalassemia, a blood disorder that causes the body to produce less hemoglobin. ...

These Patients Need Your Help This Thanksgiving  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Among these diseases are leukemia and other forms of cancer, thalassemia and aplastic anemias, sickle cell disease, hemophilia and other diseases. ...

Cryobanks to step up awareness on stem cell banking  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Business StandardThese cells will be vital in saving the life of a person suffering from leukemia, thalassemia, blood cancer and bone marrow transplant�, added Shah. ...

How Should I Manage Patients With Sickle Cell Anemia and Hepatitis C?  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Medscape...the safe use of combination pegylated interferon and low-dose ribavirin in 11 patients who had either sickle cell disease or beta-thalassemia major. ...

PM calls on Israelis to get H1N1 vaccine  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Jerusalem Post...chronic kidney disease; thalassemia and other hemoglobin-deficiency disorders; and chronic neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis, ...

2 Children With Adrenoleukodystrophy Saved Thanks To ELA Association  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
RedOrbit...most importantly to other widespread diseases (sickle cell anemia, beta-thalassemia and multiple immunodeficiencies, hemophilia, Parkinson's disease, … ...

Secure your child's future today, just after your baby is born – find out how  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Kolkata Mirror...for hematopoietic stem cells that was used in treatments for over 80 diseases like Leukemia, Lymphoma, blood-related disorders and Thalassemia major. ...

AIDS cells as therapy  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
euronewsThe therapy could also work for other more common diseases like hemophilia, thalassemia, Sickle Cell Anaemia, Parkinsons Disease and some cancers. ...

Blood disorder patients from Kerala's Malabar march to Parliament  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
TwoCircles.net...free treatment to these patients suffering with deadly diseases like thalassemia, haemophilia sickle cell anemia, applastic anemia, leukemia etc. ...

Thalassaemia website 'will help educate youngsters'  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
GulfNews...www.thalassemia-dubai.com "It will attract teenagers who nowadays are on Facebook (and other social network sites)," said Dr Khawla Bel Houl, ...

Progenika Inks Companion-Dx Deal with AMT, Service Pact with ARUP Labs  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
GenomeWeb Daily NewsHodgkin's lymphoma, sickle cell disease, and thalassemia. The firm began offering the BloodChip in this US this year (see BAN 1/13/2009). ...

State of Orissa Gets the "Suraksha Kavach"  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Central Chronicle...adding that the cells will be vital in saving life of a person suffering from leukaemia, thalassemia, blood cancer and bone marrow transplant. ...

Camp brings out a lot of love  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Visayan Daily StarShe said John Vincent was in fourth grade when thalassemia, a blood disorder that causes the body to produce less hemoglobin, caused him to quit school. ...

Genetic Testing Soon to Screen for Breast Cancer  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Khaleej Times...“Genetic testing is already being done for other hereditary diseases such as thalassemia and sickle cell anaemia,� said Dr Mona Al Sebelgy, Coordinator for ...

Daily Digest 6 November 2009  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Pulse...the defective DNA that would otherwise cause brain lesions and may also be useful in potential treatments of sickle cell anaemia and thalassemia. ...

Stem cell banking, a Rs100-crore business in India  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Livemint...“The cells can be used in allogenic or autologous transplant for Haematopoietic regeneration in diseases like thalassemia, leukemia, cancers and many more,� ...

Dubai Health Authority organises seminar to celebrate healthcare quality week  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Business Intelligence Middle East (press release)Dubai Hospital, Dr Amer Mohamed Al Zarooni Acting Director, Airport Medical Center and Samah Abdel Hamid Darwazeh, Head of Office, Thalassemia Center.

Jangan Menikah dengan Sesama Pengidap Thalassemia  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
DetikcomBandung - Guna mencegah penyebaran penyakit Thalasemia, duta Thalassemia Dede Yusuf yang juga Wagub Jabar, menganjurkan bagi pasangan yang akan menikah agar ...

The Titans Nyanyi Bareng Penderita Thalassaemia  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Detikcom...(penderita Thalassaemia-red)," ujarnya saat ditemui wartawan usai acara penobatan duta Thalassemia di Parkir Barat Gedung Sate, Jumat (13/11/2009). ...

"Tedavi için hastanelerde yeterli ilaç var"  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Kıbrıs Genç TVKronik akciÄŸer hastaları, kanser hastaları, diyaliz hastaları ve thalassemia hastalarının isteÄŸe baÄŸlı aşılanmalarının 4 hastanede devam ettiÄŸini kaydeden ...



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