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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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Georgia House bill OKs cannabis oil to treat health problems

...amendment to his House Bill 1 at the request of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. The disease, also known as sickle cell anemia, overwhelmingly affects African-Americans.The bill passed 158-2 and now goes to the state Senate, where considerable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-25/georgia-house-bill-oks-canna
Disease linked to Aiken inmate's death

Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton confirmed an inmate who died Friday suffered from sickle cell anemia.Deputies discovered Derek D. Simpkins, 31, unresponsive in his cell around 11:30 a.m. as they were serving meals.Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-13/disease-linked-aiken-i
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...the growing market for biosimilars, which are cheaper versions of biologic drugs that are used to treat conditions such as anemia.Hospira Inc., based in Illinois, is a provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies.Partridge Inn to hold job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/business-news
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
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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MCG leads study on sickle cell treatment

...three weeks to treat their sickle cell anemia. "You stay here a long while," he...problem for sickle cell patients. Their anemia can mean their bodies have to work harder...important that all children with sickle cell anemia have easy access to transfusion and to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/29/met_36767.shtml
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Researchers may have found link between typhoid, cystic fibrosis

...long been known that the gene mutation linked to sickle-cell anemia protects against malaria. Now scientists find that a genetic...malaria, a constant danger in that region. Both sickle-cell anemia and cystic fibrosis result from what are called recessive mutations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/16/tec_233545.shtml
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