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[*] posted on 12.12.2016 at 06:37 PM
A permanent scientific CURE for sickle cell disease (yet nobody tells us....)


https://news.uic.edu/new-treatment-for-sickle-cell-brings-hope-and-a-cure-to-...


Unfortunately, the article won't c&p. In it, it tells of 2 Chicago brothers, 19 and 25 years old who had the disease. They were cured (that's right C.U.R.E.D.) by a bone marrow/stem cell transplant from their older brother. Turns out that a bone marrow transplant from a compatible sibling has a 1 in 4 chance of curing the disease.

Normally, sickle cell patients are given chemotherapy before receiving surgery. Because their bodies have been weakened for years - many have underlying organ damage - adult sickle cell sufferers can't tolerate the chemo, so they were in the cold. This procedure, however, DOESN'T use chemo, therefore the 19 and 25 year old men were good candidates.

The cure rate using this procedure is 85% effective.

Read the article for yourself. It is certainly inspiring.




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[*] posted on 12.12.2016 at 06:41 PM


You'd think this info would be front page news.... somewhere! But it isn't. I learned about it from (hold your hats!).... a television commercial. Seriously. When they said "cure," I'm going whoa! Anyhoo, as is my wont, I did a lil research on the net and there is article after article about this new cure. Doesn't work for everyone, but if you read the link, you can just feel the 2 brother/bruthas joy at being disease-free after being debilitated all their lives.



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