The latest news on blood disorders
Side effects similar to those seen with standard dose of daunorubicin, study shows
Finding could usher in new treatments for sickle cell disease and thalassemia
A man-made chemical was added to the blood thinner imported from China
But the danger is about the same as using drugs for treatment, study suggests
But only if the blood was less than nine days old, study found
Affects about 60,000 people in United States
Human-to-human transfer caused by contact with blood, respiratory secretion.
Those on Avastin faced 33% increased risk of dangerous side effect.
Technique is safe and effective, say Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh reseachers.