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Results of Phase 1/II Northstar (HGB-204) study and ongoing, Phase III Northstar-2 (HGB-207)study of LentiGlobin Gene Therapy for beta-thalassemia. - bluebird bio.

bluebird bio, Inc. announced that new data from the completed Phase 1/II Northstar (HGB-204) study in adolescents and adults with...

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FDA accepts sDNA for Promacta for first line treatment of severe aplastic anemia.- Novartis.

Novartis has announced that the FDA has accepted the company's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) and granted Priority Review designation...

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FDA approves Retacrit for anemia caused by chronic kidney disease or chemotherapy.- Hospira/Pfizer.

The FDA has approved Retacrit (epoetin alfa-epbx) from Hospira/Pfizer, as a biosimilar to Epogen/Procrit (epoetin alfa) for the treatment of...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

Sickle cell disease: managing acute painful episodes in hospital

This guideline covers managing acute painful sickle cell episodes in children, young people and adults who present at hospital, from presentation until when they are discharged.

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Management of Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy

The purpose of this guideline is to describe the management of pregnant women with sickle cell disease (SCD). It will include preconceptual screening and antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal management.

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Journal articles

Venous Thromboembolism Incidence in the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) has been recently recognized as a complication of sickle cell disease (SCD); however, the incidence of...

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Treatment of the acute sickle cell vaso-occlusive crisis in the Emergency Department: a Brazilian method of switching from intravenous to oral morphine

Objectives: Describe the treatment of patients with vaso-occlusive crises (VOC) in a Brazilian emergency department (ED) and the successful switch...

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Genetic variation in CD36, HBA, NOS3 and VCAM1 is associated to chronic haemolysis level in sickle cell anaemia: a longitudinal study

Chronic haemolysis stands out as one of the hallmarks of sickle-cell anaemia, a clinically heterogeneous autosomal recessive monogenic anaemia. However,...

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