Tag: Sickle Cell Disease


Understanding Sickle Cell Anaemia Treatments in 2020

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 prevents sickle red cells even in the person with SS genotype begin to drop.


Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Sickle Cell Disease.

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 assist parents at risk of passing a genetic condition to their children


Sickle Cell Disease and Anaemia – Know the Difference

Updated April 2022 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. What is Sickle Cell Disease? Sickle Cell Disease is […]