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Blood Disorders (INACTIVE)

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  • Joe Keatinge introduces Morbius to the Superior Spider-Man

     
    Morbius and Spider-Man go way back: The living vampire was first introduced to Marvel Comics readers in the pages of […]...
  • Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease

    Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease
    The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come. "You...
  • A cautionary tale for impending dinosaurs

    A cautionary tale for impending dinosaurs
    Cancer has a way of tilting perspective. Ask Stephen Joly. After his discharge from the Army in 1975, Joly worked as a grease monkey for a Chrysler dealership, then joined his family's steel construction business a few years later when his grandfather...
  • Stroke: The Risks And Warning Signs

    Stroke: The Risks And Warning Signs
    Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
  • Sickle cell disease accounts for many priapism cases

    Sickle cell disease accounts for many priapism cases
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Thanks to commercials for erectile dysfunction drugs, men know to seek medical attention for "erections lasting more than four hours," but a new study suggests a blood disorder is the cause of many prolonged erections. While...
  • More to the Fanconi anemia story for FSU’s first football family

     
    As we hinted in another blog Sunday morning, there was much, much more to our feature on Jimbo and Candi Fisher and the year that has passed since their announcement of son Ethan's diagnosis for the rare genetic blood disorder Fanconi anemia. Again, in...
  • Robin Roberts starts medical leave from ‘GMA’ next week

     
    “Good Morning America” will salute Robin Roberts all this week before she starts an extended medical leave next week for myelodysplastic syndrome. “It's a disease of the blood and bone marrow and was once known as preleukemia,”...
  • Family fights blood disorders with music

     
    Blood disorders have marked Sandra Moran's family in devastating ways....
  • A year later: Jimbo, Candi Fisher on life after the announcement

     
    As we mentioned here on the Chopping Block on Saturday afternoon, the Orlando Sentinel and OrlandoSentinel.com had an intriguing Florida State-related feature coming Sunday morning. In case you haven't seen it, here it is. In the link above, you'll see...
  • Robin Roberts: I have myelodysplastic syndrome

     
    Roberts said that she would have the bone marrow transplant later this year. "Bone marrow donors are scarce and particularly for African-American women," she told viewers. "I am very fortunate to have a sister who is an excellent match, and this greatly...
  • Researcher hunts for sickle cell anemia cure with gene targeting, stem cells

    Researcher hunts for sickle cell anemia cure with gene targeting, stem cells
    Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for gene therapy that he hoped to integrate with stem cells to cure diseases. After getting a doctorate in biochemistry in...