Debates, in-depth articles, and surprising profiles from ASH Clinical News

Demystifying Proteomics in Hematology

The central dogma of molecular biology describes the flow of information in a cell, from the DNA in a gene to RNA to protein....
MDA Blood Mobiles are dispatched around the country six days per week.

Israel and Palestine Find Common Ground in Blood Services

The borders between Israelis and Palestinians are among the most formidable in the world. The walls are high, the guards on both sides are...

Is Gun Control a Health Care Issue?

In October 2018, the American College of Physicians (ACP) clarified its stance on whether gun control should be treated as a public health issue:...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Saad Z. Usmani, MD

In this edition, Saad Z. Usmani, MD, talks about the art of emotional intelligence and trekking to Mount Everest base camp with his patients. Hear more...
Research espionage

The Spy Next Door?

Academic institutions and government organizations strive to prevent research espionage while maintaining open scientific collaborations For decades, the U.S. has fostered international research collaborations with...
Dr. Schuh on a volunteer trip to Tanzania.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Anna Schuh, MD, PhD

In this edition, Anna Schuh, MD, PhD, speaks about her idyllic childhood in the vineyards of Germany’s Moselle Valley and being chased by wildebeest...

The Wisdom of Aging

ASH Clinical News spoke with Richard J. Hodes, MD, director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH),...
Dr. Schenkein biking in Miami.

Pulling Back the Curtain: David Schenkein, MD

In this edition, David Schenkein, MD, walks us through the three stages – and counting – of his career. Hear more from our interview with Dr....
Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH and Thomas Coates, MD

Are New Treatment Options for Beta Thalassemia Ready for Widespread Use?

Patients with transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia, the most severe form of the disease, require lifelong management with red blood cell (RBC) transfusions, presenting a substantial...
In Myleloma, New Drugs, Skyrocketing Price Tags

In Myeloma, New Drugs, Skyrocketing Price Tags

In late February, seven pharmaceutical executives were called before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to testify about the prices of brand-name prescription drugs, which...

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August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

This issue features a debate about gun control as a health care issue, a look at blood services in Israel and Palestine, and more.