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Aplastic anemia (diseases)

Aplastic anemia is a rare blood disease wherein the bone marrow cannot produce enough new blood cells to replace dying and damaged ones. Blood cells grow old and die over time. Red blood cells usually live for about 120 days, platelets for about 6 days while white blood cells do more...

Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia (diseases)

Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia, or CML is a type of cancer that begins within the bone marrow. The soft spongy matter inside the bones known as the marrow helps in the formation of blood cells. CML develops from cells in the bone marrow that are responsible for producing white blood cells. Chronic more...

Folic acid deficiency (diseases)

A person suffering from folic acid deficiency will have very low levels of folic acid, a form of vitamin B. This causes a condition known as anemia that is brought about by very few red blood cells that grow to a huge size. The body’s cells require folic acid to enable more...

Hodgkin's disease (diseases)

Hodgkin's disease, also known as Hodgkin's lymphoma, is a disease characterized by the spreading of a disease from one lymph node to another in an orderly manner. In a pathological point of view, the disease is associated with the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells. Simply put, Hodgkin's Disease is a type more...



Imiglucerase is an enzyme that is used to replace that lost by people suffering from Gaucher’s disease. Imiglucerase relieves the symptoms associated with this illness and prevents the buildup of complications due to this disease. Genzyme Corporation sell more...

Brand name(s): Alglucerase, Ceredase,