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Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease

Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease
- Half of patients in a trial have safely stopped immunosuppressant medication following a modified blood stem-cell transplant for severe sickle cell disease, according to a study in the July 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. 126 more words

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Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease

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1-Jul-2014

NIH trial success suggests a new treatment option for older, sicker patients

Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease NIH trial success suggests a new treatment option for older, sicker patients… 981 more words

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The MS monster returns

So I’ve finished the steroids and just on cue the disease rears it’s rotten head. Day 2 of non steroids and my situation is getting worse. 88 more words

Omg I have active lesions!!!

That is the last thing I need to be treated in Sydney!!!!! This is so freaking amazing :D

I do have an massive relapse and so im on a 5 day course of methylprednisolone (steroids) – poor little Gus…he has fur now, but can’t say if his fur will be there or the same colour during this week :D… 32 more words

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