The team has found that stem cell transplantation reversed the disease in 26 of 30 patients (87%).
A 32-year old patient, who had suffered from sickle cell anemia since her tender age, has been recently treated with her sister stem cells. After the treatment, her body gained the ability to produce normal-shaped red blood cells instead of defective sickle-shaped ones.
Aplastic anemia is a blood disorder in which the body\'s bone marrow doesn\'t make enough new blood cells.
Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin.All news