Anemia of Chronic Disease Treatment News and Symptoms Information

What is Anemia of Chronic Disease (ACD)?

(Symptoms, Causes & Treatment)

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Anemia of chronic disease (ACD) is anemia that is found in people with certain long-term (chronic) medical conditions that involve inflammation (anemia is a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells in the blood). ACD Diagnosis generally requires the presence of a chronic inflammatory condition, such as infection, autoimmune disease, kidney disease, or cancer. It is characterized by a microcytic or normocytic anemia and low reticulocyte count.

Numerous health conditions can lead to anemia of chronic disease including certain autoimmune disorders, cancer and some long- term infections. Worldwide, anemia of chronic disease is the 2nd most common anemia. Symptoms can include headache, feeling weak or tired, shortness of breath and paleness.

See below for updated news and information regarding Anemia of Chronic Disease including new medical research, treatment options and advancements. 

Latest Anemia of Chronic Disease Treatment News and Research

Time To Put On The Watch List? – Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc

The Voice RegistrarJan 25, 2017
Our most advanced Anticalin® program, PRS-080, for anemia of chronic disease, remains on track to complete dosing in our Phase 1b single …

The Link Between RA and Anemia

Everyday Health (blog)Feb 9, 2016
The most common type of anemia in RA patients is the anemia of chronic illness, also known as anemia of chronic disease (ACD), explains …

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