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A sickle cell anemia study has found that the drug hydroxyurea is as effective as blood transfusions in children to reduce blood flow velocities in the brain, which is a key risk factor for stroke. The findings appear in The Lancet and were presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. Some children living with sickle cell...
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WHAT : An analysis by National Institutes of Health researchers has shown that people with sickle cell anemia who took the drug hydroxyurea at the recommended dose had higher survival rates than those who took less than the recommended dose. The findings appear in the journal PLOS ONE. Researchers at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NH...
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Announcement of Requirements and Registration for “Novel, Innovative Tools to Increase Public Awareness and Knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease Undergraduate Challenge” Authority:15 U.S.C. 3719 Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institutes of Health, Nat...
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NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Challenge for Undergraduate Students Winners The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute challenged college students across the nation to help develop creative new strategies to raise awareness about sickle cell disease. Some of the best answered the call, and NHLBI is pleased to announce the winners. Learn more about th...
NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons spoke with radio host Yolanda Adams about what sickle cell disease is and how NIH-funded research has helped improve the lives of those who have the condition.
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NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons spoke with radio host Yolanda Adams about what sickle cell disease is and how NIH-funded research has helped improve the lives of those who have the condition. Below is a transcript of the interview: Dr. Gary H. Gibbons Radio Interview Yolanda Adams Audio Your browser does not support the audio element. Sickle Cel...