To Treat One Rare Blood Disorder, Scientists Exploit Another
Oct 27, 2016
For the nearly 400,000 individuals around the world with hemophilia A and hemophilia B relief may someday come from a treatment with similarities to another blood disorder, known as factor V Leiden.
New Leadership Elected to American Society of Hematology
Oct 26, 2016
The American Society
of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society concerned with
the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today announced the election of four
new members to its Executive Committee for terms beginning after the 2016 ASH
Annual Meeting December 3-6 in San Diego.
Longevity for those with Sickle Cell Disease Linked to Care Maintenance, Family Involvement
Oct 03, 2016
With a national median life expectancy of 42–47 years, people with sickle cell disease (SCD) face many challenges, including severe pain episodes, stroke, and organ damage. However, a new report published online today in Blood shows that some people with mildly symptomatic SCD may live as long as 86 years with proper management of the disease.