Other forms of thalassemiaMost of what relates to the above, what the doctors called beta thalassemia described. However, there are many types of thalassemia, which vary in severity and all. In the effects they produce The other type is common alpha – thalassemia, which is described in a separate leaflet.
Thalassemia by by drugs, but bone marrow transplantation a bone marrow transplant. This is a painful and dangerous treatment, and the patient can die of complications. Bone marrow transplantation is best done when a child is very young, before the iron build. However, to have a successful bone marrow transplant, there must be a suitable donor, which generally brother or sister brother or sister. Many children with thalassemia can not get a transplant because they do not dispenser.Current NSERC of funded research on a certain type of bacterial called biofilms focus growth. Biofilms everywhere in our environment, different conditions. Resilient of plaque on the teeth , and they can very, tells Dr. Raymond Turner a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at University of Calgary. Biofilms biofilms indigenous which oilsands environment and is highly tolerant to the stress of toxic substances and metal found in in tailings of water associated with insulated These consortia of a biofilm be able, slow, decontaminate the waters, ‘says Turner, who will bring together the project with Dr. Howard Cert, biology professor at the University of Calgary..
For two years into the research, both group enthusiastic on progress. A paper on the first lap of the research is published in the January edition of the FEMS Microbial Ecology.