How to recognise and treat an important aspect of Sickle Cell Disease - Sickle Cell Crises.
Lung cancer is listed as the commonest type of cancer worldwide in 2018, though overtaken by breast cancer in 2020. Regardless, lung cancer registers as the leading cause of death in 2020.
Paternity DNA Testing in Nigeria can be expenisve - fiancially and emotionally. Here are some tips to help you understand how it works and ways in which results may not be conclusive.
A summary of the essential treatments people with Haemoglobin SC disease need to remain healthy and live well.
After a Sickle Cell Diagnosis, what are the very next issues to confront? The discussion starts here.
Often, the wrong information begins to circulate as the truth, meaning that we do not take the adequate steps necessary to reduce our risks of illhealth. This is especially significant for conditions
Despite the preventive measures, people with SCA can fall seriously ill. It is important to note that illness can start from age 4-6 months when levels of the natural foetal haemoglobin, which preven
Before now, a cure for the condition has been mostly elusive. For some years now, the only established cure for SCA has been stem cell transplant - that is, a transplant of "healthy stem cells from
It is different for people with the trait/ carriers, that is AS, who have kids together. So, each parent could pass a copy of the abnormal HbS gene to any of their children or a normal gene.
Death during chemotherapy should not be a common event. Chemotherapy works by killing the cancer cells, but it can also have a destructive effect on healthy cells.