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Whom was person who discovered cooley's anemia?

Whom was person who discovered cooley's anemia?

Dr. Thomas Cooley: Dr. Cooley was born in michigan and went to university of michigan. He described in 1925 what is later known as beta thalassemia or mediterranean anemia. He thought that this anemia is a hereditary condition. He was at children's hospital of michigan in detroit as a general pediatrician, but he had left way before i entered that hospital as a pediatric resident. ...Read more

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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more


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Who discovered hemophilia?

Who discovered hemophilia?

Conrad Otto: Families in which the males bled after minor trauma were known from antiquity, but Dr. Otto in 1803 established the pattern of inheritance and is credited as discoverer. ...Read more

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Who once discovered spinocerebellar ataxia?

Who once discovered spinocerebellar ataxia?

17 people at least: Since there are probably at least 17 varieties of spinocerebellar ataxia (of which friedreich's is the most famous) 17 discoverers (or more) probably exist. Why does this matter? ...Read more

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Do those who have sickle cell anemia usually get splenectomies?

Do those who have sickle cell anemia usually get splenectomies?

Possibly: Other indications would include a recent splenic sequestration crisis (occurs in childhood), or in a patient receiving chronic transfusions for complications of sickle cell disease whose transfusion requirement increases due to collection and destruction of blood cells in an abnormally enlarged spleen. The latter is rare in sickle cell disease. ...Read more

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Who discovered anti-diuretic hormone?

Who discovered anti-diuretic hormone?

Vincent du Vigneaud: worked on elucidation & synthesis of vasopressin, ...Read more

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Can a person live after being diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia?

Can a person live after being diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia?

Yes: With treatment using supportive care (transfusions), medical therapy (immune suppressants), and stem cell transplantation, patients are able to live after a diagnosis of severe aplastic anemia. More information is available here: http://marrow.Org/patient/disease_and_treatment/about_your_disease/aplastic_anemia/aplastic_anemia_(severe).Aspx. ...Read more

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Who discovered dilated cardiomyopathy?

Who discovered dilated cardiomyopathy?

Dilated cardiomyopat: Answering this question is difficult. Dilated cardiomyopathy is a general term. The general condition has likely been present through much if not all of homo sapiens existence. Who first recognized that dilated hearts with congestive failure existed is relatively impossible to pinpoint. ...Read more

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Are malaria shots or meds necessary for someone who has sickle cell trait?

Yes: You can't rely on sickle trait protecting you from contracting malaria. If you have sickle cell trait and are traveling to areas where malaria prophylaxis is recommended, you should follow those recommendations as well. ...Read more

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Can a person with hemolytic anemia donate blood?

Can a person with hemolytic anemia donate blood?

Unwise.: If you have hemolytic anemia, you probably need to keep all the blood cells you've got! there are many different causes for hemolytic anemia. Check with your local red cross to find out if you qualify. ...Read more

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Do young males who get diagnosed with liver chirosis usually survive?

Do young males who get diagnosed with liver chirosis usually survive?

That's a difficult: Diagnosis for a young man. You should look into options for liver transplant and see a he pathologist to optimize your current condition. ...Read more

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Can people who have undergone splenectomy due to beta thalassemia undergo root canal treatment?

Can people who have undergone splenectomy due to beta thalassemia undergo root canal treatment?

Yes: Consider antibiotic prophylaxis, and have the treatment done shortly after blood transfusion. Check hemaglobin levels and make sure they are above 100 gl/l. ...Read more

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Interested to know if people with sickle cell anemia usually get splenectomies?

Interested to know if people with sickle cell anemia usually get splenectomies?

Sometimes: Occasionally patients with sickle cell disease will have a splenectomy. It usually occurs if the spleen gets to large and it is life-threatening. ...Read more

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Can a person who has anemia also have hiv?

Can a person who has anemia also have hiv?

Yes: There are many causes of anemia that have nothing to do with hiv. A person with HIV could also have anemia that has nothing to do with their HIV infection. However, HIV infection can cause anemia through a variety of mechanisms. ...Read more

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Can people who have survived Ebola donate blood?

Can people who have survived Ebola donate blood?

Ebola: Yes, because of the antibodies found in a treated person's blood, the blood can be used to treat other patients of Ebola. However, it cnnot be used for routine transfusions ...Read more

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Hemolytic anemia diagnosed in laboratory, what to do?

Hemolytic anemia diagnosed in laboratory, what to do?

See below: There are a number of conditions in the category of hemolytic anemia, trivial to serious in nature. Your primary care doctor may refer you to a hematologist (blood disease specialist). ...Read more

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Can a person who has sickle cell trait and "O" Positive blood, donate blood?

Can a person who has sickle cell trait and "O" Positive blood, donate blood?

Sickle cell trait: If you have the trait you can donate blood, but if you have the disease you are not eligible ...Read more