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Chicago Doctors use Stem Cells to cure Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease can cause debilitating fatigue, chronic pain, even death. But now what was once a life sentence may be no more. Doctors in Chicago say they are curing sickle cell disease in adults. The inherited illness affects about one in every 500 African Americans. Felita Sims, a...

Umbilical cord blood used to treat Sickle Cell Disease in the UK

A boy who received an umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant to treat his Sickle Cell disease is now cured. Kosi Okoli received in late 2010, cord blood stem cells in the hope of curing his disease for which he was receiving several blood transfusions a month for. For...