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blood disease

[′bləd di‚zēz]
(plant pathology)
A bacterial disease affecting the vascular tissues of the banana in the Celebes; believed to be caused by Xanthomonas celebensis and characterized by blighting of the leaves and reddish-brown rot of the fruit.
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Mostly, when it comes to genetic blood diseases, subspecialities are important as a general assessment may not register complications associated with many of these diseases - especially sickle cell and thalassemia in Bahrain.
Inbreeding greatly increases the possibility of inheriting these blood diseases," Dr.
This report looks at the treatment of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH), Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), Myelofibrosis (MF) and Polycythemia Vera (PV), acquired orphan blood diseases which result in a sufferer's body not producing blood correctly.
Salam Bin Salim Al Kindi, Head of Haematology Department said the motive behind the establishment of the centre is the spread of blood diseases, especially hereditary blood diseases that are widespread in the Sultanate.
This centre will be a major infrastructure development at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) and will benefit hundreds of patients who suffer from blood diseases, particularly those who have sickle cell anaemia," he said.
But further tests showed he was also battling the rare blood disease, brought on by the chemotherapy he had undergone, which is more common in babies and affects only a handful of adults worldwide.
PREPARATIONS are in full swing to host a major international conference on hereditary blood diseases.
Dr Maryam Matar, founder and chairman of UAEGDA, said that genetic blood diseases like thalassemia are highly prevalent in the UAE but can be addressed with a simple and inexpensive blood test as a primary solution in helping to reduce the presence of hereditary diseases in the country.
This request for applications is intended to solicit applications to investigate components, molecular mechanisms, and signaling processes that are involved in and regulate the immune and inflammatory systems, and that are important in cardiovascular, pulmonary, or blood disease pathogenesis or maintaining healthy tissue in these systems.
With this distinguished documentary, FBR Media brings to life the story of a North Carolina girl named Liviya, who is battling a rare and potentially fatal blood disease called aplastic anemia, and horses that ultimately come to her rescue.
5 MILLION blood disease centre at Bahrain's main hospital could be delayed by up to five months.
I was very much in pain,'' said Frenkel, who was ready to leave his post at the Reconstructionist Jewish congregation after his brother died from a rare blood disease.