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أرشيف الوسم : Sickle cell

Hypertension Medication Valsartan May Help Prevent Vaso-Occlusive Episodes in Sickle Cell Disease

A medication used to treat high blood pressure, called Valsartan, may help decrease the stickiness of red blood cells and reduce the risk of vaso-occlusive crisis in people with sickle cell disease (SCD), a research study suggests. The study, “Valsartan impedes epinephrine-induced ICAM-4 activation on normal, sickle cell trait and sickle cell ...

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