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.
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
Haemoglobin is a protein of different chains whose chemical structure is controlled by our genes. Haemoglobin C (Hb C) is one of the most common structural haemoglobin variants in the human populatio
Couples in relationships where both are carriers for a genetic illness find themselves in a particularly challenging situation. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD or PIGD) is a procedure to assi
Some people say Sickle Cell Disease; others say Sickle Cell Anaemia – are they referring to the same thing and does it matter? Let’s find out in the article below or watch here. Sickle Cel
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.
Making a decision about a relationship and having children for a couple with AS genotype is important considering there is 25% risk of having a child with Sickle Cell disease in every pregnancy. What