Published in Blood Weekly, September 15th, 1997
Described in a report in the September 1997 Journal of Clinical Investigation, the approach would attack directly the abnormal "sickle" hemoglobin that causes sickle cell crisis, a condition that currently can be treated only with pain-killing drugs. If follow-up studies prove successful, patients might someday treat or prevent sickle cell crisis symptoms by self-administering nitric oxide with inhalers similar...
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