The agency approved the first and only FDA-approved erythroid maturation agent to treat anemia in adult patients with beta thalassemia who require regular red blood cell transfusions.
A new study has revealed that the amount of iron in the blood affects the amount of the Scribble protein, which appears to control receptors that create new red blood cells.
Using a super computer, a team at Brown University has created a model of sickle cell anemia, devising a method that could help researchers assess and evaluate treatments to combat sickle cell disease.
A 92-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of progressively worsening fatigue, weight loss, generalized bone pain, and dyspnea on exertion. A skeletal survey found lytic lesions in the pelvis, sacrum, and calvarium (shown here).