Tag Archives: Anemia

A Breakthrough for Sickle Cell Anemia?

News Picture: Gene Therapy: A Breakthrough for Sickle Cell Anemia?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers are reporting early success using gene therapy to treat, or even potentially cure, sickle cell anemia. The findings come from just one patient, a teenage boy in France. But more than 15 months after receiving the treatment, he …

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Blood Donation by Teen Girls May Raise Anemia Risk

News Picture: Blood Donation by Teen Girls May Raise Anemia Risk

MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Giving blood can be a way to help your community, but teenaged girls face special risks when donating, a new study shows. Specifically, they face a higher chance of developing iron deficiency and anemia, so they require additional measures to protect them, the …

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