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Study: Treating anemia saves lives after heart attacks

...United States each year. Taking care of anemia is probably as important as giving aspirin...two-thirds among the severely anemic. Anemia is common among the elderly, and doctors...very little evidence about the role of anemia in patients having heart attacks or when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/26/tec_329325.shtml
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Relief sought for sufferers of sickle cell anemia pain

...episodes for the boy with sickle cell anemia, which every few months causes terrible...reduce the pain crises of sickle cell anemia, which can last from a few hours to a...doughnut shape. In patients with sickle cell anemia, the cells are distorted by fibers that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/22/ent_259616.shtml
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Promising new technique found for treating sickle cell anemia

...may provide a way to control sickle cell anemia, the painful, disabling disease that...instructions to the cell. Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disorder that causes the...it may be possible to treat sickle cell anemia by mixing immature red blood cells, called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/05/tec_230266.shtml
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Church rallies around pastor, stricken son

...Ivy, learned their 5-year-old son, Alex, has aplastic anemia. He is now confined to a hospital room until a bone marrow...He prepared us for what can be done," she said.Aplastic anemia is a condition in which the body stops producing enough new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-06-13/church-rallies-around-pa
Augustans attend bone marrow drive for 5-year-old boy

...who was diagnosed in June with aplastic anemia, a blood disorder in which the body does...be?' He said, 'Worse.' "Aplastic anemia is very rare, affecting between 600 and...each year, according to the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.Alex...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/augustans-attend-bone-marrow-
High school students study along researchers at Georgia Regents University's summer biomedical camp

...working alongside GRU researchers as they study sickle cell anemia and eventually present science projects of their own. Ward...17-year-old Shiloh High School student with sickle cell anemia, hopes to gain insight into the biomedical field."I want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-25/high-school-students-stud
Bone marrow drive set in Martinez for 5-year-old

...Alex Moore, the son of the Rev. Matthew Moore, of Trinity Baptist Church in Martinez, was recently diagnosed with aplastic anemia, which destroys bone marrow. Family members have already been tested but are not a match.The National Bone Marrow Registry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/bone-marrow-drive-set-martine
A Joyful Noise: Pickin' for Alex

...support 5-year-old Alex Moore, the son of Trinity Baptist Church pastor Matt Moore. Alex was diagnosed in June with aplastic anemia and needs a bone marrow transplant.WHO WILL PERFORM: The concert will feature some bluegrass guitar from Tanner Duckworth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-18/joyful-noise-pickin-alex
Faith Digest: Bone marrow drive, letters for Israel and Blessing of the Backpacks

...and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Anyone ages 18 to 44 can be tested.In June, 5-year-old Alex was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, which means his body does not produce enough red blood cells, leaving him susceptible to infections.Alex is O-positive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-11/faith-digest-bone-marrow
Sickle cell walk is planned

...Calhoun loves to smile and loves being a teen.Having sickle cell anemia hasn't slowed her down.She participates in ROTC at Harlem...3 weeks old, said her mother, Jette Calhoun.Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease in which the red blood cells are sickle-shape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2010-03-31/sickle-cell-walk
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