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Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »

Bipartisan Support: Senators Cory Booker and Tim Scott just got a law passed to help fight sickle cell disease

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC ) led the passing of a bill this week to address sickle cell anemia, a disease which disproportionally impacts the Black community and yet, receives notably less funding for research. The bipartisan bill passed on Tuesday and will be signed into law by President Donald Trump. Ninety percent… Read More »

Clinical Challenges: Test Your Knowledge of Sickle Cell Disease

Hampered by a relative lack of healthcare resources, sickle cell disease (SCD) has a long history of challenging the clinical skills of healthcare professionals. Therapeutic options remain limited, but despite limited resources, specialists who care for patients with sickle cell disease have helped more patients live longer, creating challenges in the transition from pediatric to… Read More »