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Nov 18, 2014, 10:28 ET

Patients with Adverse Heparin Reaction May Be Ready for Urgent Heart Surgery Sooner with Combination of Blood Screenings, Plasma Exchange

 New evidence suggests that therapeutic plasma exchange and appropriate blood testing could help patients who are in urgent need of heart...

Sep 10, 2014, 10:29 ET
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September Is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: ASH Celebrates Progress, Calls For More Research

 The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders,...

Sep 09, 2014, 16:50 ET

American Society of Hematology Endorses New NHLBI Report on Sickle Cell Disease

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders,...

Aug 27, 2014, 10:00 ET

Drug Represents First Potential Treatment for Common Anemia

An experimental drug designed to help regulate the blood's iron supply shows promise as a viable first treatment for anemia of inflammation,...

Aug 06, 2014, 15:21 ET

ASH to Host Agenda-Setting Scientific Meeting on Lymphoma Biology

 The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood...

Jul 15, 2014, 12:43 ET

ASH Contributes to New Report Highlighting Devastating Impact of Deep Budget Cuts on Biomedical Research

A new report released today and supported by the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to...

Jul 15, 2014, 12:04 ET

ASH and AMC Announce Collaboration on New Clinical News Magazine to Serve the Hematology Community and Beyond

 The American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Medical Communications (AMC) have announced plans to launch a monthly news magazine...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:08 ET

Gut Bacteria Predict Survival After Stem Cell Transplant, Study Shows

New research published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), suggests that the diversity of bacteria in...

Jun 02, 2014, 14:00 ET

One in Four Children with Leukemia Not Taking Maintenance Medication, Study Shows

An estimated 25 percent of children in remission from acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) are missing too many doses of an essential maintenance...

Mar 31, 2014, 10:19 ET

Study Further Illuminates Heart-Healthy Benefits of Mediterranean Diet

 New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and...

Mar 26, 2014, 14:00 ET

Researchers Present Comprehensive "Roadmap" of Blood Cells

Research published online today in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology, presents an unprecedented look at five unique blood...

Mar 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

American Society of Hematology Awards Third Round of Bridge Grants as Federal Research Funding Remains Limited

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders,...

Mar 10, 2014, 10:06 ET

Study Finds Pill May Represent Promising Treatment for Stubborn Blood Cancers

 A pill that suppresses a key regulator of cancer growth may provide hope to relapsed leukemia and lymphoma patients running out of treatment...

Dec 10, 2013, 08:30 ET

ASH Late-Breaking Abstracts Offer Insights on Genetic Origins of Disease, Drug Mechanisms, and Treatment Strategies

A range of studies highlighting late-breaking research advances in the understanding and treatment of blood cancers and bleeding disorders are...

Dec 08, 2013, 12:00 ET

Studies Uncover New Insights into Pathophysiology of Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia, May Help Improve Standard of Care

New research presented today during the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans uncovers several important...

Dec 08, 2013, 10:30 ET

Improved Efficacy, Limited Toxicity of Targeted Therapies Brighten the Future of Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Several new, targeted therapies show promise to expand treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and are more effective and better...

Dec 08, 2013, 09:00 ET

Innovative Compounds, Combination Therapies Improve Care of Patients with Wide Range of Blood Disorders

A series of studies presented today during the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans uncover promising...

Dec 07, 2013, 11:00 ET

Pioneering Advances in Stem Cell Transplantation Strategies Show Promise to Improve Availability, Success of Lifesaving Procedure

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), once considered an effective yet risky alternative to drug therapy for blood cancer, has become...

Dec 07, 2013, 09:22 ET

High-Tech Advances in Gene Therapy Overcome Challenges, Offer Hope for Patients with Hard-to-Treat Blood Disorders

A series of advancements in genetically engineered cell therapies demonstrate early efficacy and safety in patients with blood disorders for whom...

Dec 04, 2013, 10:06 ET

American Society of Hematology Releases List of Commonly Used Tests and Treatments to Question as Part of Choosing Wisely® Campaign

Group aims to encourage physician and patient conversations by identifying five tests or procedures to question, highlighting potentially...