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Bone marrow fat is thought to regulate bone metabolism, and high levels of marrow fat are seen in states of low bone mass, severe underweight, and diabetes.
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Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped early
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The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of the 20 hematology trainees and early career faculty members selected to participate in the 2017 ASH Clinical Research Training Institute.
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Vyxeos combines two previously approved drugs
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Cells of a deadly acute myeloid leukemia can be killed by blocking production of a molecular 'battery,' scientists have discovered.
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For adults with specific genetic mutation
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A deadly condition that affects some stem cell patients
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Using the gene editing technology CRISPR, scientists have shed light on a rare, sometimes fatal syndrome that causes children to gradually lose the ability to manufacture vital blood cells. The research suggests new lines of investigation into how to treat…
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After seeing promising results in phase 1 of the Pediatric Leukemia Adoptive Therapy (PLAT-02) trial with 93 percent of patients with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) achieving complete initial remission, researchers are continuing their quest to improve the…
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Researchers have identified a new cell mechanism that could lead to a fundamental change in the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia.
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ASH President Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, applauded funding increases in a fiscal year 2018 spending bill approved yesterday by the United States House of Representatives Committee of Appropriations.
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Scientists have teamed up to evaluate the tools used to probe the cancer genome. Their work classifies and describes the strengths and weaknesses of more than 20 algorithms developed by independent research groups.
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A pattern of genes has been identified that is characteristic of osteoarthritis and may be a step towards better treatments for this condition.
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The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of 11 outstanding fellows selected to receive the 2017 ASH Research Training Award for Fellows, a year-long program that aims to encourage careers in academic hematology by providing protected research time…
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Immune cells with a general knack for recognizing and killing many types of infected or abnormal cells also can be engineered to hunt down cells with specific targets on them to treat cancer, researchers report.
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The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of 18 medical students and 13 residents selected to receive the 2017 HONORS Award.
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Expensive but potent leukemia therapy genetically transforms patients' immune system cells to fight disease
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Brain-like activity has been discovered in the immune system, which promises better treatments for lymphoma, autoimmune diseases and immunodeficiency disorders, which collectively affect millions of people globally.
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New research demonstrates the promise of cancer immunotherapy against gray zone lymphoma, potentially paving the way for clinical trials utilizing this strategy in this and related conditions.
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Prolonged use of Plk1 inhibitors, which are currently in clinical trials with patients, can not only lead to hypertension issues but also to the rupturing of blood vessels and severe cardiovascular problems, new research concludes.
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