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Researchers validate non-chemotherapy based cure for sickle cell in adults.

Sickle cell disease is inherited. It primarily affects people of African descent, including about one in every 500 African Americans born in the U.S. The defect causes the oxygen-carrying red … Continue Reading Researchers validate non-chemotherapy based cure for sickle cell in adults.

Scientists confirm controversial nitrite-blood flow and clotting hypothesis.

Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved … Continue Reading Scientists confirm controversial nitrite-blood flow and clotting hypothesis.

Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after partial stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease.

Half of patients in a trial have safely stopped immunosuppressant medication following a modified blood stem-cell transplant for severe sickle cell disease, according to a study in the Journal of … Continue Reading Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after partial stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease.

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