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Blood Disorders (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • Series Of Caregivers Saw Marks On Child, 3, Before Death

    Early childhood educators, doctors at a clinic and state child-protection workers had interaction with an often bruised and injured Athena Angeles and her mother in the weeks before the 3-year-old was allegedly beaten to death last year by the mother's...
  • Nobel laureate, bone-marrow transplant innovator Dr. E. Donnall Thomas dies

    Nobel laureate, bone-marrow transplant innovator Dr. E. Donnall Thomas dies
    Nobel Prize winner and medical pioneer E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., died Saturday at the age of 92. Thomas won the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work in bone-marrow transplantation to cure leukemias and other blood cancers. In 1974, Thomas became the first...
  • After Sandy cause major losses, American Red Cross encourages blood donations

    After Sandy cause major losses, American Red Cross encourages blood donations
    The affects of Hurricane Sandy are being felt days after the storm has passed. Over 325 American Red Cross blood drives have been canceled in 13 states and the District of Columbia due to the storm and its aftermath, causing a shortfall of more than 11,...
  • GMA Host Robin Roberts' Mother Dies, ABC News Says

    GMA Host Robin Roberts' Mother Dies, ABC News Says
    NEW YORK -- The mother of "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts has died, ABC News reported early Friday. Roberts made it home to Mississippi to see her 88-year-old mother, who died Thursday evening, according to the news network. The morning show...
  • Robin Roberts Fighting Blood Disorder

    Robin Roberts Fighting Blood Disorder
    Gulf Coast native Robin Roberts announced she's fighting a rare blood disorder on "Good Morning America" Monday morning. Roberts has myelodysplastic syndrome.  In her case the syndrome is a rare reaction to the chemotherapy treatments that helped her...
  • Alexion: Profile From The Company's 2012 Annual Report

    Overview Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
  • Jimbo and Candi Fisher give $1 million to Fanconi anemia research through fund

    Jimbo and Candi Fisher give $1 million to Fanconi anemia research through fund
    TALLAHASSEE -- Jimbo Fisher may have helped lead his football team to a conference championship last fall, but his family, like many others, continues a fight of a different kind. This week, while visiting with doctors at the University of Minnesota's...
  • Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind

    Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind
    For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July. Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
  • Kenny Edwards dies at 64; guitarist-singer played key role in Linda Ronstadt's emergence

    Kenny Edwards dies at 64; guitarist-singer played key role in Linda Ronstadt's emergence
    Kenny Edwards, a founding member of the Stone Poneys country-rock band that launched Linda Ronstadt's career and a valued supporting guitarist and singer for Stevie Nicks, Don Henley and numerous others, died Wednesday after battling cancer and a blood...
  • Cord-blood donation encouraged

    Cord-blood donation encouraged
    To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it. That's a long way to go when you'...
  • Dr. Helen M. Ranney dies at 89; pioneering female physician explored sickle cell genetics

    Dr. Helen M. Ranney dies at 89; pioneering female physician explored sickle cell genetics
    Dr. Helen M. Ranney, a pioneering female physician who was among the first to explore the genetics of sickle cell disease and scored a number of firsts for women in her profession, including being the first to head a department of medicine at a U.S....