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  1. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: From Bench to Bed

    ... Journal Title:  Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus Primary Author:  ... of complement-mediated hemolysis in unprotected red cells, leukocytes, and platelets as well as the release of free ...

    Research Article last updated 11/28/2016 - 11:40am.

  2. Flu Season Update

    ... that viral infections including influenza, can suppress the blood counts, so actually getting the flu may cause more problems. For ... a few case reports of incidents of hemolysis (when red blood cells are destroyed) after receiving a flu shot. Although case ...

    Facts for Life last updated 02/01/2018 - 3:49pm.

  3. What is PNH?

    ... ( paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ) is a very rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. PNH occurs because of a genetic change to some ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:12pm.

  4. Can iron overload in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes be reduced using erythropoiesis-stimulating agents?

    ... Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESA) may reduce red blood cell transfusion requirements. MDS patients receiving ESA were ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2015 - 8:52am.

  5. Personalized medicine for MDS

    ... patients into “lower-risk” disease, where improvement in blood counts is the main goal of therapy, and “higher-risk” disease, where ... years.  -Lenalidomide works best in patients with red blood cell transfusion dependent MDS patients with lower-risk disease ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:44am.

  6. Polymorphism of the complement receptor 1 gene correlates with hematological response to eculizumab in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

    ... the response is variable and some patients remain red blood cell transfusion -dependent. In 72 patients with hemolytic Paroxysmal ...

    Research Article last updated 09/26/2013 - 3:28pm.

  7. Alina Dulau Florea, MD

    ... , some bone marrow cells and their progeny in the blood lack an important cell surface component that functions as an anchor for ... system. The result of this deficiency is a breakdown of red cells. If large quantities of red cells are destroyed, people become very ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 01/12/2018 - 9:50am.

  8. Patient Inspires Workplace Giving

    ... experienced what I now know as petechiae – little red dots all over my body caused by bleeding into the skin due to low ... other patients, we first knew something wasn’t right when blood work from a routine physical showed significantly low blood cell counts. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/28/2016 - 8:12am.

  9. Announcing AAMDSIF 2016 Research Awards

    ... set of clonal disorders characterized by ineffective blood cell development. These diseases are driven by many complex genetic and ... system. The result of this deficiency is a breakdown of red cells. If large quantities of red cells are destroyed, people become very ...

    Article last updated 06/09/2016 - 12:45pm.

  10. NHLBI profiles a member of the Foundation’s patient community.

    ... One Woman’s Determination Helped Her Defeat a Devastating Blood Disease Article Source:  ... the spongy tissue inside the bones — from making enough red blood cells, which carry oxygen to the different parts of the body; white ...

    Article last updated 06/13/2016 - 1:51pm.