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Osteomylitis

Osteomylitis

Medical July 24, 2012

Osteomylitis is an infection of the bone or bone marrow. Osteomyelitis can develop at any age, though the site of the infection tends to be different between children and adults. Children tend to develop osteomyelitis in the long bones of the arms and legs where as it most frequently develops in the vertebra in adults…

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Faconi anemia

Faconi anemia

Medical June 25, 2012

Faconi anemia is a member of the group of disorders known as inherited bone marrow failure syndromes (IBMFS’s). Faconi anemia is the most commonly diagnosed of these rare syndromes. It is an autosomal ‘recessive’ genetic disorder. This mean you need a mutated gene from each parent to have Fanconi anemia…

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Myelodysplastic syndromes

Myelodysplastic syndromes, more commonly refered to as MDS, are a group of disorders characterized by mal formed,and malfunctioning blood cells. Previously MDS was refered to a pre-leukemia because some people with MDS go on to develop acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)…

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T-cells can fight leukemia

A new study has revealed that a new type of therapy can help modify patients T-cells into powerful tumor eliminating agents that can help leukemia sufferers stay cancer free for a year…

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