Prenatal screening for hemoglobinopathies different in OBGYN practices and family medicine
8 monthes ago - By News Medical
Sickle cell disease is one of the most common inherited red blood cell disorders, yet many are not aware of their carrier status , which can lead to confusion around pregnancy and newborn diagnosis.
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‘Concerning' increases in anal cancer, FDA OKs Oxbryta for sickle cell disease - top stories in hematology/oncology
8 monthes ago - By Healio
Researchers recently reported a “concerning” increase in the incidence of anal cancer and related mortality, and the FDA approved a once-daily oral agent for sickle cell disease called Oxbryta.
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Anal cancer incidence, mortality rise sharply in US
Rates of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus and related mortality have risen sharply over the past 15 years, according to results of a retrospective study published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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The Role T-Cells May Play In COVID-19 Immunity
COVID-19 is terrifying. The possibility that I could get infected by a virus that would make it impossible to take care of my children for weeks and months on end, or that I...
Experts Predict What Life Will Be Like After A COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives
Will we still have to wear masks? Can we go to events? Here's what to expect long term from the coronavirus pandemic.
Could gum disease make coronavirus more deadly?
Researchers in California and Brazil say that COVID-19 patients with high levels of interleukin-6 , that suggests someone has. gum disease were far more likely to need...
Asymptomatic COVID-19 Patients May Shed Virus Even Longer
Viral loads were similar among asymptomatic and symptomatic COVID-19 patients and remained that way for weeks after diagnosis, according to South Korean researchers, who...
Head to Trader Joe's For Frooze Balls! They're the Best Store-Bought Protein...
I'm always on the lookout for new plant-based, healthy products when shopping at Trader Joe's, and lucky for me, I usually find at least one! The other day while looking at the...
Trump administration pays Sanofi and GSK $2.1 billion for coronavirus vaccine
The Trump administration has agreed to pay Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline up to $2.1 billion to develop and deliver 100 million doses of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine. In a...
Fauci says US has the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world
Dr Anthony Fauci said the US has 'quantitatively' suffered from the pandemic as the country averages nearly 60,000 new cases and 1,000 deaths per day.
Erectile dysfunction drug aviptadil may also beat Covid-19, experts believe
Aviptadil, marketed as Invicorp in the UK, has been fast-tracked into clinical trials in the US after promising signs in a small number of patients in the US.
FDA OKs Anti-BCMA Drug for Multiple Myeloma
The FDA granted accelerated approval to belantamab mafodotin on Wednesday in heavily pretreated multiple myeloma. Belantamab mafodotin is the first approved therapy that...
Public Health Wales figures show Covid-19 cases in Welsh hospitals
Several Welsh health boards are reporting no positive cases at their main hospital sites