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Washington University gets $4.3 million to improve treatments for sickle cell disease


St. Louis Public Radio - Feb 6, 2017
Improved treatments for sickle cell disease are extending the life expectancy of thousands of people in the United States, but many patients still lack adequate care. A grant from the National Institutes of Health could help. It will fund a six-year ...
 

HLA–identical sibling HSCT leads to high rate of 5-year survival in sickle cell disease


Healio - Feb 10, 2017
“Sickle cell disease and transplant physicians alike debate the burden of morbidity from a chronic disease and mortality from the disease, vs. the curative option with transplantation and the risk for transplant-related complications and mortality ...
 

Imara Gains Orphan Drug Designation for Sickle-Cell Disease Candidate


Drug Discovery & Development - Feb 8, 2017
Imara, a biotechnology company dedicated to developing novel therapeutics for patients with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to the ...
 

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Renaissance of Sickle Cell Disease Research in the Genome Era by Betty S. Pace


 

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The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sickle Cell Disease


by: Keith Wailoo, Stephen Pemberton

Why do racial and ethnic controversies become attached, as they often do, to discussions of modern genetics? How do theories about genetic difference become entangled with political debates about cultural and group differences in America? Such issues are a conspicuous part of the histories of three hereditary diseases: Tay-Sachs, commonly identified with Jewish Americans; cystic fibrosis, often labeled a "Caucasian" disease; and sickle cell disease, widely associated with African Americans.

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Uncertain Suffering: Racial Health Care Disparities and Sickle Cell Disease


by: Carolyn Rouse
On average, black Americans are sicker and die earlier than white Americans. Uncertain Suffering provides a richly nuanced examination of what this fact means for health care in the United States through the lens of sickle cell anemia, a disease that primarily affects blacks. In a wide ranging analysis that moves from individual patient cases to the compassionate yet distanced professionalism of health care specialists to the level of national policy, Carolyn Moxley Rouse uncovers the cultural assumptions that shape the quality and delivery of care for sickle cell patients.
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My Cell MY Pain My Struggle Living With Sickle Cell Disease: My Cell


by: Mr Sherington Guy Abney, Mr Sheerington Guy Abney
THIS BOOK IS ABOUT A YOUNG MAN GROWING UP WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE, HIS PAIN, HIS STRUGGLE
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I Only Cry at Night: Living with Sickle Cell Disease - Common


by: By (author) P Allen Jones
I Only Cry at Night, living with Sickle Cell Disease. A personal story about overcoming many obstacles including sickle cell disease.
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Sickle Cell Anemia. Written by Paulo César Naoum and Alia F. M. Naoum. A São José do Rio Preto's Science and Technology Academy video.
 

Living with sickle cell disease: Shaniya's story


Diagnosed with sickle cell disease, Shaniya came to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when she was 5 years old. Now 16, she strives to be a normal ...
 

Sickle Cell Disease : Definition, Pathophysiology, Clinical & Lab Findings, Treatment


Sickle Cell Disease is a hereditary disorder of Haemoglobin. An abnormal haemoglobin named HbS is responsible for this disease . This video will discuss ...
 

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Sickle Cell Disease - CRASH! Medical Review Series


Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnosis ...