Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Making the case to improve outcomes for sickle cell disease

A new study published in JAMA Health Forum by a University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher and colleagues is highlighting the lack of longitudinal data to evaluate and improve outcomes for those suffering from sickle ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monoclonal antibody therapy and COVID-19

Monoclonal antibody therapy is an infusion treatment that can reduce the severity of COVID-19. Here are some of the commonly asked questions about the treatment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hydroxyurea may reverse sickle cell-related heart abnormalities

Heart abnormalities are common complications of sickle cell anemia (SCA) that can contribute to severe disease symptoms and even death. A study published today in the journal Blood Advances is the first to find that hydroxyurea ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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