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2012-07-06 23:03:42

New study “Global Hemophilia Market Report: 2012 Edition” developed by Koncept Analytics has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the global market for hemophilia products has shown continuous growth in the past years growing at 8.96% CAGR from 2006 to 2011 and is projected to expand steadily in the upcoming years. London, UK (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 The global market for hemophilia products has shown continuous growth in the past years growing...

2012-07-05 10:22:42

Eltrombopag, a drug that was designed to stimulate production of platelets from the bone marrow and thereby improve blood clotting, can raise blood cell levels in some people with severe aplastic anemia who have failed all standard therapies. About one-third of aplastic anemia cases do not respond to standard therapy, a combination of immune-suppressing drugs. Although bone marrow stem cell transplantation is an option for some, patients without a matched donor have few treatment options....

2012-07-02 21:54:39

Findings could yield therapies against these serious blood diseases and related cancers Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that abnormal bone marrow stem cells drive the development of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), serious blood diseases that are common among the elderly and that can progress to acute leukemia. The findings could lead to targeted therapies against MDS and prevent MDS-related cancers. "Researchers have suspected that...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'