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Latest Blood disorders Stories

2012-05-17 12:14:34

A pill designed to zero in on abnormal genes that drive specific cancers has produced encouraging early results in children with an uncommon but aggressive type of lymphoma, as well as in children with a rare form of neuroblastoma.

2012-05-17 11:04:24

The experimental drug ibrutinib (PCI-32765) shows great promise for the treatment of older patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

2012-05-14 22:41:25

A study has identified microRNA-3151 as a new independent prognostic marker in certain patients with acute leukemia.

2012-05-11 12:03:58

The drug rituximab, an antibody that targets the immune system and is often used to treat immune disorders such as lymphoma and arthritis, has recently emerged as a potential treatment for a childhood kidney disorder known as idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS).


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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