Navigation Links
Initiation Of New Study To Help Children With Sickle Cell Anaemia

SCA is an inherited disease in which the oxygen-carrying protein in the red blood cells is abnormal, giving the red cells a twisted (sickled) shape that can disrupt circulation, leading to pain, stroke, and other disabling and sometimes fatal complications. //

"Sickle cell anemia is a relentless disease that increasingly disables children as they grow," according to Dr.Ware, an expert in the field of Haematology.

The current treatment for children with SCA who have suffered strokes includes monthly blood transfusions to provide red cells that are not sickled. This ongoing treatment must later be combined with nightly injections of a drug (Desferal ?) that eliminates excessive iron buildup caused by regular blood transfusions.

Excessive iron damages internal organs--a condition called haemochromatosis. The nightly injections of Desferal, an iron chelator (molecules that bind to metals so they can be eliminated from the body), are painful and inconvenient, often prompting children to forego the injection, since iron buildup does not initially cause the child discomfort, but the injections always do.

In an attempt to increase the compliance level of the patients to the therapy, a national Phase III clinical trial to investigate whether a new combination treatment can prevent a secondary stroke in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) and eliminate the need for nightly injections with a drug that reduces iron overload in these patients has been planned.

The study named Stroke With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (SWiTCH ) has been designed to determine if hydroxyurea can replace blood transfusions and if monthly blood withdrawal can substitute for daily injections to treat iron overload.

The goal of SWiTCH is to compare patient outcomes using blood transfusions with outcomes using hydroxyurea. Hydroxyurea will not completely eliminate the sickled red cells, but it is expected to stimulate production of eno
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Depression May Be A Risk Factor For Cancer Initiation
2. Understanding Cancer Initiation Could Help In Early Detection And Prevention
3. Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study
4. Study on obesity and heart failure
5. National Lung Study in the process
6. Study casts doubt on keyboard ills
7. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
8. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
9. Study supports vegetable diet
10. Study to look at early surgery to treat epilepsy
11. Its Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Initiation New Study Help Children With Sickle Cell Anaemia

(Date:5/25/2015)... Join Fiona's Soccer Camp at Novato High School's ... Irish National Player, Fiona O'Sullivan will be on site to ... her coaching style. Fiona has three camps running this summer ... at Lynwood Elmentary School (June 15-19) and Hill Recreation Center ... 6th, 2015 - 1:00-3:00pm. Bring a Soccer Ball, Cleats and ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 Tunstall Americas ... deliver the highest level of service to its Medical ... upgrades and a restructuring of resources, Tunstall now provides ... and the Medical Answering Service to ensure superior patient ... that it has invested over $10 million in expanded ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... TX (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 Decora Preset ... company ‘Leviton’ is now available on ‘The Hardware City.’ The ... user has to set a time and the related electronic ... When contacted a representative of the company said, “We are ... Hardware City.’ Now customers can buy Countdown Timer Switch in ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2015 The ... Sunday, May 24th in San Diego at Petco Park. ... North America. On May 20th, they had a warmup ... At their preview show in Los Angeles, this beloved band ... they also played fan favorites such as "Jumping Jack Flash," ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... TX (PRWEB) May 24, 2015 For ... Global and Chinese Enterokinase Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report ... it is an exhaustive study on the present market ... special insight into the growing Chinese market of this ... and the overall status of the manufacturers in this ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:US Sports Camps and Nike Soccer Camps Offer Complimentary Instructional Clinic with Fiona's Soccer Camp 2Health News:Tunstall Introduces New Medical Answering Service for the 21st Century Practice 2Health News:Leviton's Decora 60 Minute Countdown Timer Available On ‘The Hardware City’ 2Health News:The Rolling Stones Tickets in San Diego, Orlando, Minneapolis, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Columbus, Nashville & Raleigh 2Health News:Global and Chinese Enterokinase Industry 2009-2019 Market Research Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Global and Chinese Enterokinase Industry 2009-2019 Market Research Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Global and Chinese Enterokinase Industry 2009-2019 Market Research Report Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4
... Stella Man, from the Institute of Cell and Molecular Sciences, ... a gene that is linked to deafness// could have a ... to present these findings at the annual conference of the ... , ,This discovery has the potential to be ...
... the human form of immune-system protein, cyclophilin A, changes the ... ,Cyclophilin A is found in HIV-1 when the virus attacks ... said. ,The researchers, who infected cells from Old ... shape of the virus particles, reports the latest issue of ...
... It's a day to be remembered of the 90 million ... Crescent Movement, who are the back bone of the movement//, ... assistance and support for the needy all over the world. ... personal sacrifices they make, even risking their lives at times, ...
... Ramdev, yoga when practiced regularly can ward off serious ailments ... added that yoga not only cure but also boost productivity ... reason behind the increasing number of cancer cases. Stress, strain, ... Ramdev, who was recently in Ratlam district to hold a ...
... severely handicapped by the multiple sclerosis which has continued to plague ... told her that there was nothing more that they could do ... to the Netherlands for stem cells injection, a procedure that is ... has debilitated her to such an extent that she is dependent ...
... controversy around the fee structure in private medical & paramedical ... of the state T.N. Chaturvedi having signed the CET bill//. ... management of the private medical colleges and the state government ... students who are now looking at the Supreme Court to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Salutations For The Selfless Heroes On World Red Cross Day 2Health News:Multiple Sclerosis Patient Seeks Help of Stem Cells 2
(Date:5/22/2015)... May 22, 2015   InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ... protection systems ("EPS"), today announced that its CGuard TM ... principle investigator Prof. Piotr Musialek , at the ... Paris, France . PARADIGM, an investigator-initiated ... c A roti D revascularization I n symptomatic ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... R.I. , May 22, 2015 ... once-daily central nervous system stimulant indicated for the ... to patients beginning Summer 2015. ... XR received approval from the U.S. Food and ... is an extended-release formulation of methylphenidate capsule with ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Richmond Pharmacology is a ... a worldwide reputation for excellence in clinical trials. ... peer reviewed medical journals. Its officers are engaged ... discussions about rules for transparency and publication of ... , Clinical research is conducted worldwide, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 2InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 3InspireMD's CGuardTM Highlighted at Clinical Presentation at EuroPCR 2015 Conference 4Rhodes Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of New, Once-Daily Treatment for ADHD 2Rhodes Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of New, Once-Daily Treatment for ADHD 3Rhodes Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of New, Once-Daily Treatment for ADHD 4Rhodes Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of New, Once-Daily Treatment for ADHD 5Rhodes Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of New, Once-Daily Treatment for ADHD 6
... , NEW YORK, Oct. 13 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue. , ... Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies ... , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0154807/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Drug-Manufacturing-Industry-Outlook-to-2010-Marketing-and-Sales-Strategies-and-the-Impact-of-Recession-and-Recovery.html ...
... , PHILADELPHIA, October 13 ... specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces,that it has settled all pending ... New Drug Application ("ANDA") and its,attempt to market generic ... treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity,Disorder. , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 2Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 3Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 4Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 5Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 6Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 7Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 8Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 9Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 10Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 11Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 12Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 13Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 14Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 15Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 16Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 17Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 18Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 19Reportlinker Adds Global Drug Manufacturing Industry Outlook to 2010: Marketing and Sales Strategies and the Impact of Recession and Recovery 20Shire and Sandoz Settle all Pending Litigation Concerning ADDERALL XR(R) 2Shire and Sandoz Settle all Pending Litigation Concerning ADDERALL XR(R) 3
... Vibratome 3000 Deluxe Sectioning System provides a ... animal, or plant tissues. The 3000 ... sectioning without freezing or embedding. The ... the destruction of enzyme activities, and other ...
The V-Block adapter is designed to allow round posts to be placed in the Vibratome vice....
The care package includes a spare motor, fuse, Spare Fluorescent Bulb, additional Vibratome Feather Blades, Specimen Adhesive, Specimen Mounting Blocks, and a Specimen Tray....
... The BSC-PS chamber allows several (10 to ... vitro for several hours while maintaining excellent ... is bubbled through physiological saline. This initiates ... which continuously permeates the slices. Slices remain ...
Medicine Products: