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Re-wiring the brain and chronic pain

Pain is a deceptively simple experience. If you hit your thumb with a hammer you feel instant pain, which peaks rapidly and then gradually resolves over a few days as the damaged tissues repair themselves. In theory a painful crisis … Continue reading

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Automated red cell exchange transfusion – NICE gives the OK

NICE, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence, has just published guidance on the preferred way of undertaking exchange transfusions in sickle cell disease. These recommendations have major implications for all those living with sickle cell in the UK, and will … Continue reading

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Homerton Hospital 1st Annual Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Patient Conference

There was an excellent attendance at the 1st Annual Hackney Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Patient Conference on Saturday 18th October. The meeting was held in Clissold House, Stoke Newington; originally called Paradise House, and built by Jonathan Hoare in the … Continue reading

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