Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

Modified Red Blood Cells May Be Better to Resolve Anemia in AIHA

Modified red blood cell products may be better at counteracting anemia than red blood cell suspensions normally used in conventional blood transfusions, while posing fewer side effects to patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), a review study has found. Yet, investigators noted that additional studies will be needed to…

CAD May Be Related to Marginal Zone Lymphoma, Study Says

People with cold agglutinin disease (CAD) have genetic alterations previously reported in patients with marginal zone lymphoma (MZL), suggesting the disorders might be related, study reports. The study, “Cold agglutinin–associated B-cell lymphoproliferative disease shows highly recurrent gains of chromosome 3 and 12 or 18,” was…