Blood Disorders Resource Center

Worsened Outcomes Associated with Anemia in CKD

Anemia is a common comorbidity in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD); however, there are few data available on the long-term clinical burden of...

FDA Approves Imbruvica® Plus Rituxan® Combo to Treat CLL/SLL Through International Pathway

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Imbruvica® (ibrutinib) in combination with Rituxan® (rituximab) for the initial treatment of adult patients with chronic...
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Cardio Round-up: Atherosclerosis Increases after 40; Don’t Start Smoking Young; and More

This week's coverage features two pieces on atrial fibrillation, plus a story on the advancement of atherosclerosis, and a warning about smoking while young.  Atherosclerosis...
Anemia

Anemia Shown As Independent Marker for Post-Ablation Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence

Anemia is a marker for the recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AFib) following catheter ablation, according to a new observational study. "Anemia is a known adverse...
FDA Extends Approval of Immunotherapy Agent Keytruda® to Include Esophageal Cancer

FDA Approves First Erythroid Maturation Agent to Treat Anemia in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Reblozyl® (luspatercept-aamt), the first and only erythroid maturation agent (EMA), for the treatment of anemia in patients failing...

FDA Approves New Treatment for Hemophilia A, B with Inhibitors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Sevenfact (coagulation factor VIIa -jncw) for the treatment of adults and adolescents (12 years and older) with...
COVID-19, Hydroxychloroquine

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Trump Declares National Emergency: Also, Markets in Turmoil; NCAA Cancels Tournament;...

It's getting worse... According to World Health Organization (WHO) there are now  132,536 cases of COVID-19 confirmed worldwide, with the virus causing 4,947 deaths. The...

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