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2011-05-13 10:39:24

The multicenter Baby HUG trial led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators shows hydroxyurea reduces common symptoms of sickle cell anemia in children, raising hopes the drug will improve patient quality of life New research shows a drug commonly used to treat sickle cell anemia in adults reduces bouts of acute pain and a pneumonia-like illness, cuts hospitalization time and eases other symptoms of the disease in young patients. Results of the randomized, double-blind trial...

2011-05-12 17:49:00

The multicenter Baby HUG trial led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators shows hydroxyurea reduces the most common symptoms of sickle cell anemia in children, raising hopes the drug will ease complications and improve patient quality of life MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows a drug commonly used to treat sickle cell anemia in adults reduces bouts of acute pain and a pneumonia-like illness, cuts hospitalization time and eases other...


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.