Sickle Cell Disease Patients Face Stigma About Their Need for Painkillers
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Sickle Cell Disease Patients Face Stigma About Their Need for Painkillers

Patients with sickle cell disease often face stigma about their need for pain medication because care providers are suspicious of drug abuse, reports The Dallas Post Tribune. Although this is…

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A New Sickle Cell Diseases Drug Has Been Awarded Orphan Drug Status by the US and EU
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A New Sickle Cell Diseases Drug Has Been Awarded Orphan Drug Status by the US and EU

A new drug called Altemia is being developed to treat sickle cell diseases in children, reports BioPortfolio. It has recently been awarded Orphan Drug designation in both the United States…

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The City of Hope Just Received Millions in Funding To Test A New Procedure to Treat Sickle Cell Disease
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The City of Hope Just Received Millions in Funding To Test A New Procedure to Treat Sickle Cell Disease

According to a story from bioportfolio.com, The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has given $5.74 million to the City of Hope, a private, nonprofit clinical research center that is primarily…

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School Sends Girl Home Permanently Due To Her Rare Disorder
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School Sends Girl Home Permanently Due To Her Rare Disorder

Lydia, a 16-year-old student at Ng'iya Girls High, was sent home permanently due to her rare disorder, reports Daily Nation. Lydia suffers from a disease called Cord Ischemia, and the…

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