| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:06 PM
To learn more about Joe Leone and follow his treatment, go to: www.joeysjourney-thebattleagainstaplasticanemia.org
Two bone marrow drives have been scheduled for Joe Leone:
Sunday, January 9th
St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Catholic Church
| Sep 15, 2010
For the second time, researchers have used the HIV virus in gene therapy to cure a severe genetic disease, this time the blood disorder beta-thalassemia, which causes life-threatening anemia.
French researchers had previously used a "defanged" version of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:26 PM
UCF Athletics Association attorneys aimed to discredit the medical examiner who testified complications from sickle cell trait contributed to Ereck Plancher's death.
Medical examiner Joshua Stephany told the jury Plancher's death was caused by...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:44 AM
Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong is an avid sports fan. He fondly remembers his days as a track star at Yale.
"I'm supposedly a friend of the NCAA," the University of Pennsylvania professor emeritus said. "I've received awards from the NCAA and I treasure them."...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Cynthia Snyder was slowed by a rare blood disease, plus three successful fights with cancer, but they never stopped her from living life.
She reveled in 31 years of marriage, taught elementary school for 10 years and owned a flower shop after that for...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Some time this weekend before their teams line up in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday night, Virginia's Mike London and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and their families will meet and explore a bond that extends far beyond football — the health of...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Q: I live in "the bird dog capital of the world," where a common add-in to dog food is a sprinkling of garlic powder to repel fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. It seems to work, as many handlers and kennels do not give the dogs a flea and tick treatment before...
| May 27, 2011
| 1:30 AM
FARGO, N.D. - As I perused the menu in the Italian restaurant, I noticed "available gluten- free" by several of the menu options. I had just read an article about the increasing popularity of gluten-free foods, and I had noticed several new baking mixes...
| Mar 30, 2008
BOX OFFICE ANEMIA
Allentown once again has lost a professional baseball team. This is neither unusual nor unexpected.
Organized baseball is a business enterprise. No business can long survive if its books are splotched with red figures. Sports are no...
| May 27, 2009
| 5:07 AM
Public Lacks Awareness of Serious Disease with Life-Threatening Complications
(West Hartford, CT CTLFA ) Most women likely can describe warning signs and health risks associated with breast cancer and heart disease, but according to a recent...
| Jan 30, 2007
Want to be a parent? If you and your spouse are contemplating starting a family, you could not have picked a better time. Healthcare has continued to improve over the last few decades, women are healthier than ever, and prenatal care is excellent. Read...