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Low Plasma ADAMTS-13 Levels Associated with Greater Risk of Myocardial Infarction

Though previous studies have linked low ADAMTS-13 (also known as von Willebrand factor –cleaving protease) levels with an increased risk of arterial thrombosis and...

Study of At-Home Rivaroxaban Treatment Supports Outpatient Treatment for Low-Risk DVT and PE Patients

While home treatment of venous thromboembolism has been associated with low failure rates in several studies, in the real-world setting, challenges in arranging follow-up,...

Can Shorter Time to Antibiotic Administration Improve Outcomes in Febrile Neutropenia?

A new protocol consisting of “relatively simple interventions” speeds time to initial receipt of antibiotic therapy for cancer patients experiencing febrile neutropenia (FN), according...
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New Appointments at Cleveland Clinic, ICER to Launch Drug Assessment Program, and more

Julie A. Ross, PhD (1961 – 2015) Julie A. Ross, PhD, professor and director of the Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research at the...
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Rethinking Genetic Profiles in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: It’s All in the CEBPA-Mutated Family

Though familial leukemia is rare, its prevalence is likely underestimated due to variations in disease phenotype and latency, as well as a lack of...

Supreme Court Rules on ACA, CMS Updates Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, and more

Supreme Court Votes to Uphold Tax Subsidies Under the Affordable Care Act In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court voted to uphold the tax subsidies outlined...
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ASH Remembers Deborah Christian, New ACCC President, and more

Deborah Christian (1962-2015) Deborah Christian, publications manager at the American Society of Hematology (ASH), passed away on July 6. In her decade of employment at...
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April 2016: Remembering Holbrook Kohrt, NHLBI Awards, and more

Holbrook Kohrt, MD, PhD (1977–2016) Holbrook Kohrt, MD, PhD, a noted clinician-researcher at Stanford Medicine dedicated to finding novel ways to arm the immune system...

Baseline Patient Characteristics Can Pinpoint Response to Therapy for Multiple Myeloma

The initial response to therapy in a patient with newly diagnosed, symptomatic multiple myeloma (MM) can impact long-term treatment response and survival, but it...
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ASH Announces This Year’s Top Award Recipients

Each year, the Society recognizes outstanding hematologists who have made significant contributions to the field with the following Honorific Awards: Wallace H. Coulter Award...
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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.