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2014-08-06 16:28:52

Participants to Produce Strategic Roadmap for Accelerating Lymphoma Treatment Advances WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, will hold its first ASH Meeting on Lymphoma Biology, a meeting focused on furthering the treatment of lymphoma, August 10-13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More than 350 lymphoma experts from around the...

2014-07-15 12:29:25

Mikkael Sekeres, MD, of Cleveland Clinic Named Editor-in-Chief of ASH Clinical News WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Medical Communications (AMC) have announced plans to launch a monthly news magazine later this year to serve the hematology and oncology communities. ASH Clinical News will report on the latest updates in the field, policy issues affecting the science and practice of hematology, and Society news....

2014-07-15 12:29:19

Society Joins Coalition of More than 90 Organizations in Calling on Congress to Stop Cuts to Federal Health Programs that Keep Americans Healthy and Safe WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today and supported by the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, details the dire consequences of recent deep budget cuts to federal health programs,...

2014-06-17 12:25:17

Research demonstrates association between diversity of gut bacteria and survival WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), suggests that the diversity of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract of patients receiving stem cell transplants may be an important predictor of their post-transplant survival. A healthy gastrointestinal tract contains a balanced community of...

2014-06-02 16:25:22

Nonadherence Triples Relapse Risk, More Prevalent in African American and Asian Children WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 25 percent of children in remission from acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) are missing too many doses of an essential maintenance medication that minimizes their risk of relapse, according to a study published online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). The study also reports that maintenance medication...

2014-03-31 12:28:26

New Italian data uncover specific association between diet and blood cell markers of heart attack- and stroke-associated inflammation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Study results are published...

2014-03-26 16:23:40

Robust genetic catalog will allow better comparison of normal cells, cancer cells WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research published online today in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology, presents an unprecedented look at five unique blood cells in the human body, pinpointing the location of key genetic regulators in these cells and providing a new tool that may help scientists to identify how blood cells form and shed light on the etiology of blood...

2014-03-24 12:29:44

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today announced the names of 15 research investigators who will receive critical interim support from the Society for hematology research proposals that, despite earning high scores, could not be funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) amid severe funding reductions. The support...

2014-03-10 12:24:08

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pill that suppresses a key regulator of cancer growth may provide hope to relapsed leukemia and lymphoma patients running out of treatment options for their aggressive, treatment-resistant disease, according to three reports* published online today in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology. Patients with blood cancer are typically administered a combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy, the latter using...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.