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Management of Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Needs Improvement, Investigators Say

July 14th 2022, 11:01pm

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Additional population-based studies of autoimmune hemolytic anemia and its management are needed to reduce mortality in this patient population.

Which Malignancies Are Most Linked With Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis?

July 4th 2022, 9:00pm

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New data show the types of malignancies, such as leukemias and myeloproliferative disorders, that are most common in children with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH).

Case Report Shows Successful Liver Transplant Following HSCT in Patient With SCD

July 1st 2022, 11:05pm

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The patient was 52 years old and underwent a liver transplant 13 years after his hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) to treat his sickle cell disease (SCD).

Risk Factors for Hemophilia-Related Bleeding From Prophylaxis Explored in New Study

June 28th 2022, 9:11pm

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Creating and validating effective risk assessment models could help facilitate appropriate prophylaxis for hemophilia, but more research is needed to confirm the prognostic value of various clinical risk factors and biomarkers.

In Hereditary TTP, Neuropsychiatric Symptoms, Stroke Are Common

June 20th 2022, 5:31pm

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A new report offers novel insights into a very small patient population.

Survey Results Highlight Unmet Needs and Burdens Facing Patients With SCD

June 17th 2022, 7:45pm

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Surveys of health care professionals, patients, and caregivers explored unmet needs in sickle cell disease (SCD), as well as the significant impact the disease has on everyday life.

Sutimlimab Shows Efficacy in Patients With CAD Without Recent Transfusion

June 15th 2022, 6:01pm

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Investigators said the benefits appeared relatively early in treatment for many patients and persisted throughout the study period.

Evidence Unclear About Superiority of Exchange Transfusion Types in Sickle Cell Disease

June 10th 2022, 2:14pm

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A systematic review and meta-analysis found no clear advantage for automated red cell exchange.

Routine Mental Health Screening Critical for Patients With Sickle Cell Disease, Caregivers Amid Pandemic

June 3rd 2022, 12:05pm

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Prior to the pandemic, youth with sickle cell disease were more likely to report depressive symptoms, but the opposite was true during the pandemic.

Sickle Cell Cure Would Have Wide-Ranging Economic Impacts, Study Finds

June 2nd 2022, 2:16pm

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A cure for sickle cell disease could more than double the lifetime incomes of patients, the study found.