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August 20, 2010: This Week in SC Research

Once again, it’s a slow research week. The only thing to report from last week is the following: AesRx is developing a pill form of Aes-103, a small molecule pill that could reduce the number of red blood cells that can sickle. The company plans to begin human clinical trials

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This Week in SC Research

This week in SC research, not that much went on. HemoBioTech announced a new patent called HemoTech, which is a hemoglobin substitute. This is made from bovine hemoglobin (cows), and works just like human hemoglobin in delivering oxygen to the cells. It has been tested for several months in Seattle

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The Global Angst of Sickle Cell

Tosin examines the plight of sickle cell around the world.

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Getting Cured From Sickle Cell

Have you ever thought about undergoing adult bone marrow transplant to cure your sickle cell? Here is a short testimony from a warrior who did it, and now lives sickle cell free.

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This Week in Sickle Cell Research

Catch up on the latest sickle cell research.

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SC Cures on the Horizon

Scientists are working hard in their fields to stop sickle cell. Catch up on the latest news, research and cures on the horizon.

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Silent Strokes Found in Children with SC

Silent mini-strokes have been found in children with sickle cell. Is your child at risk?

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President Obama Welcomes a SC Warrior

A 14 year old sickle cell warrior got to meet the President this week. How cool is that?

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Do You Clash with Your Doctor?

Do you feel like your doctor doesn’t understand you and your sickle cell? Perhaps this new research might help to open the path of communication.

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Sickle Cell Patients Left in Pain in Bahrain

Patients in Bahrain are suffering under new pain management edict.

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Diarra Misses World Cup Because of Sickle Cell

French midfielder Lassana Diarra misses the World Cup due to the sickle cell crises. But it’s not the end of the world for him.

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Dr. Helen Ranney, dies at 89

Dr. Ranney, a sickle cell research pioneer.

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Critique: Lower IQs in adult sickle cell patients

Critique on the new research study released stating that older sickle cell patients have lower IQ than ‘healthy’ people. I am so not feeling this.

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Open Letter to Nexim, Diamond Bank and Bank PHB

Open letter to the banks in Nigeria holding up Nicosan production: Please forward and paste over the internet. Thanks.

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Sickle Cell Patients Go to the Hospital Repeatedly

We know that we are in pain almost every single day. Guess now, the doctors have evidence based research to believe us.

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