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View Resource Hematology

The American Society of Hematology's (ASH) 2001 journal Hematology is currently available online. A product of the 43rd annual ASH meeting held in early December 2001, the journal is committed to advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood. Users interested can view and search the full text of each article or downloaded a .pdf file.
View Resource Sickle Cell Disease: What is it?

Considered an African American disease, sickle cell is a recessive disorder that causes a mutation in a blood protein that changes the shape of the body's hemoglobin cells. Affecting approximately 1 out of 375 African American children, sickle cell blocks blood vessels and potentially damages the spleen, lung, and heart. In severe cases, it can cause a heart attack or stroke. A product of the...
View Resource Cancer Updates, Research, and Education is the online version of CURE: Cancer Updates, Research & Education. CURE provides individuals coping with cancer and blood disorders with "scientific information in an easy-to-understand format," published quarterly by the Cancer Information Group. The Web site now features the 5th issue of CURE -- this and all previous issues are available free of charge. The current issue...
View Resource National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -- Information for Researchers

Hosted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), this website provides a plethora of helpful information and resources for researchers. The site provides abstracts for NHLBI supported research from 1972-present, which also links to the NIH CRISP Database. Online research resources include Programs for Genomic Applications, Available Epidemiology and Clinical Trials Data Sets, as...
View Resource National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has crafted this excellent collection of materials for health care professionals. The materials are divided into a dozen sections, including Lung Information, Sleep Information, Interactive Tools and Resources, and Continuing Education Opportunities. The Interactive Tools and Resources area is a gem, as it includes applications for mobile devices such...