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February 2019

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Sickle cell disease and the silent stroke

Silent strokes are a common symptom of sickle cell disease, though they can be debilitating. ...

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December 2018

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Sutimlimab shows promise for hard-to-treat, rare blood disorder

In a first-in-human clinical trial, the investigational drug sutimlimab appeared to be effective in treating ...

October 2018

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Targeting abnormal signals suggests novel method to treat a rare childhood blood disease

Pediatric researchers studying the life-threatening blood disorder Fanconi anemia have devised a method to block ...

September 2018

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To be or not to be a white blood cell, that is the question

Japanese scientists have revealed a biological 'switch' that influences whether an immature blood cell would ...

September 2018

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How sickled red blood cells stick to blood vessels

A new study describes how sickled red blood cells get stuck in tiny blood vessels ...

August 2018

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New link between hypoxia and blood clot risk

Researchers have found how hypoxia (a low concentration of oxygen) decreases Protein S, a natural ...

April 2018

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Anemia: When cells fail to produce enough protein factories

Every day, stem cells in our bone marrow produce billions of new red blood cells. ...

April 2018

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Healthy red blood cells owe their shape to muscle-like structures

Researchers report that a protein called myosin IIA contracts to give red blood cells their ...

March 2018

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Scientists identify potential drug target in blood-feeding hookworms

In hookworms that infect and feed on the blood of mice, scientists have discovered a ...

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