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Blood Cells (INACTIVE)

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  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Athletes can be saved when sickle-cell trait is triggered

    Six college football players -- including UCF freshman Ereck Plancher -- have died from complications related to sickle-cell trait since 2000, prompting medical experts to emphasize the best treatment options for athletes who carry the trait. Sickle-cell...
  • Planchers notify UCF of intentions to file wrongful death suit against the school

    Planchers notify UCF of intentions to file wrongful death suit against the school
    The parents of UCF football player Ereck Plancher are pursuing legal action against the university with the hope no other family has to endure a similar tragedy, the Planchers' attorney J.D. Dowell said. Plancher, a 19-year-old freshman from Naples,...
  • Plancher family member says he never mentioned sickle-cell trait diagnosis

    UCF officials say they notified football player Ereck Plancher that he tested positive for sickle-cell trait as part of a team physical exam. They also say they monitored his activities in workouts. But family members and friends told the Orlando...
  • Sickle-cell trait mostly benign

    Ereck Plancher's death has been linked to a single genetic flaw that millions of Americans share. It's called sickle-cell trait, and many of those who have it never know they do. That's because it rarely causes symptoms and is not even considered a...
  • UAB Researchers Cure Sickle Cell in Mice

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Researchers at UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham), along with a team from the Whitehead Institute, report successfully treating sickle cell anemia in mouse models using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, a new stem cell...
  • 'DON'T LET ME DIE'

    Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...