SCD News Hub

Discover a diverse range of news stories, encompassing awareness campaigns, research advancements, upcoming events, reproductive health discussions, mental health support initiatives, and so much more. We scour reputable sources worldwide, ensuring you receive the most accurate and relevant information available.
  • Seeking a sickle cell cure: Boy in DC is 1st to get gene therapy

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    Kendric Cromer is treated at Children’s National Hospital in D.C. and may become the first person cured of sickle cell disease with gene therapy.

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  • 'Life-changing' sickle cell disease treatment made available on NHS

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    Thousands of people living in the UK could see their lives transformed by the drug Voxelotor.

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  • ‘Life-changing’ drug for sickle cell disease to be offered by NHS in England

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    Voxelotor, which can help reduce need for blood transfusions, is administered as a daily tablet

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  • Daughter of NFL running back Tevin Coleman put on ventilator

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    The 6-year-old daughter of NFL running back Tevin Coleman was recently put on a ventilator amid her fight against sickle cell disease.

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  • Affordable stroke-risk screening could save the lives of many children in sub-Saharan Africa with sickle cell disease

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    Sickle cell disease causes lower oxygen levels and abnormal blood flow in the brain, which can lead to a stroke. New research into noninvasive screening methods could help reduce the risk.

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  • How genetic therapies transformed the lives of sickle cell patients

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    Their stories are divided into before and after.First, those long years of pain which flooded every moment -- school, relationships, work.And then -- after agonizing treatments -- what felt like the miracle of life after sickle cell disease (SCD).Two Americans whose lives were turned around by newly...

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  • Two new gene therapies could present possible cure for sickle cell disease, but access is an obstacle

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    High costs and the complexity of administering the drugs may keep them out of reach of patients in need

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  • MUSC sickle cell trial seeing success in early stages

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    Doctors at MUSC are already seeing improvements with the Ruby trial, a new transformative treatment option for sickle cell disease that uses a type of gene editing.

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  • Doctors launch crucial service for hidden condition that can make you 'feel on fire' and even kill

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    People battling sickle cell disease still face difficulties getting treatment - including when they are suffering from painful crisis moments that could be fatal

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  • ‘Blessing for both of us to be cured’: Siblings with sickle cell see finish line

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    Two siblings with sickle cell disease have found two different cures to a disease that they’ve been battling since birth.

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