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Novel Therapies Offer Hope in Sickle Cell Disease MedPage Today
- Gene therapies could transform the treatment of sickle cell disease Washington Post
- Novel Gene Therapy Promising for Sickle Cell Disease Rare Disease Report
- Early clinical trial data show gene therapy reversing sickle cell anemia EurekAlert
- ‘From Nothing to Gangbusters’: A Treatment for Sickle-Cell Disease Proves Effective in Africa WRAL.com
- Aruvant Sciences Presents Data from Ongoing Clinical Study of Lentiviral Gene Therapy RVT-1801 for Sickle Cell Disease at 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology PRNewswire
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SAN DIEGO -- New approaches to stem cell transplantation and gene therapy showed promise in treating, and possibly even reversing, sickle cell disease ...
Study Confirms Safe Use of Opioids for Pain Control in Sickle Cell Disease AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
According to a study results presented at the 60th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition, the use of opioid medications for pain control ...
Vaso-occlusive crisis in sickle cell disease: current paradigm on pain | JPR Dove Medical Press
Vaso-occlusive crisis in sickle cell disease: current paradigm on pain management Samuel N Uwaezuoke,1 Adaeze C Ayuk,1 Ikenna K Ndu,2 Chizoma I Eneh,2 ...
Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease MedPage Today
Hampered by a relative lack of healthcare resources, sickle cell disease (SCD) has a long history of challenging the clinical skills of healthcare professionals.
Hydroxyurea benefits children from sub-Sahara Africa with sickle cell anemia Healio
SAN DIEGO — Children from sub-Saharan Africa with sickle cell anemia treated with hydroxyurea for 6 months demonstrated reductions in sickle-related clinical ...
Voxelotor Can Promote Long-Term Benefits in Teens, Adults with SCD, Latest Clinical Data Show Sickle Cell Anemia News
GBT's lead candidate voxelotor can induce rapid and sustained improvements in adolescents and adults with sickle cell disease, according to trial results.
NIH researcher presents encouraging results for gene therapy for severe sickle cell disease National Institutes of Health
A scientist from the National Institutes of Health will present promising, early results from a human clinical trial testing a novel gene replacement therapy in ...
ASH: Here's What Research Has Been Presented on Sickle Cell Disease BioSpace
At the American Society of Hematology meeting, companies are racing to develop a treatment for SCD, which is an inherited disorder caused by a genetic ...
Sickle Cell Patients Worry Opioid Crisis May Mean Less Access To Pain Meds WBUR
The opioid crisis has caused many doctors and patients to rethink how pain is treated, including curbing the use of opioid painkillers. But people with sickle cell ...
In Africa, Sickle Cell Patients Endure Pain, Discrimination VOA News
Africans who have blood disorder sickle cell anemia meet in northern Cameroon town of Garoua to step up awareness campaign aimed at ending discrimination ...
LVMH Trains Fund-raising Power on Battling Sickle Cell Disease WWD
Guests at the luxury group's sixth annual charity gala included Jain, Flora Coquerel and Mamoudou Gassama, better known as Spiderman.
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Sickle Cell Disease | National Heart, Lung, and Blood ...
Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease caused by defects, called mutations, in the beta globin gene that helps make hemoglobin. Normally, hemoglobin in red blood cells takes up oxygen in the lungs and carries it through the arteries to all the cells in the tissues of the body.
Sickle cell disease - Genetics Home Reference - NIH
Sickle cell disease is the most common inherited blood disorder in the United States, affecting 70,000 to 80,000 Americans. The disease is estimated to occur in 1 in 500 African Americans and 1 in 1,000 to 1,400 Hispanic Americans.
Learn More About Sickle Cell Disease | CDC
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. In SCD, the red blood cells become hard and sticky and look like a C-shaped farm tool called a “sickle.” People with SCD can live full lives and enjoy most of the activities that other people do.
Sickle Cell Disease (Sickle Cell Anemia) - Causes & Types
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common inherited blood disorder.That means it’s passed down through families. You’re born with SCD. It is not something you catch or develop later in life.
Sickle Cell Disease | Sickle Cell Anemia | MedlinePlus
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. If you have SCD, there is a problem with your hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body.
Sickle cell disease - Wikipedia
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person's parents. The most common type is known as sickle cell anaemia (SCA). It results in an abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein haemoglobin found in red blood cells.
Sickle Cell Disease | NEJM
Sickle cell disease is caused by an alteration in a single DNA base, but its clinical manifestations are influenced by other genes and behavioral and environmental factors.