sickle-cell disease

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Noun1.sickle-cell disease - a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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Fore Pharma's latest report Global Sickle Cell Anaemia Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2011' is an outline of all the key research and development (R&D) activities of the global sickle cell anaemia drug market.
The inherited disorders of Haemoglobin are the most common single gene disorders, which includes sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.
Bahrain: Sickle cell anaemia patients could be risking their lives by embarking on the Haj pilgrimage this year due to the scorching summer temperatures, a campaigner has warned.
Manama, June 17 (BNA)-- Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care extended thanks and respect to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa for his directives to work out a system to ensure fast service is provided to the sickle cell patients at the Accidents and Emergency Department.
New cases of people in Bahrain suffering from the hereditary blood diseases sickle cell anaemia and thalassemia have dropped dramatically, Health Minister Dr Faisal Al Hamer told MPs.
All babies born in Solihull will undergo automatic tests for sickle cell disease, otherwise known as sickle cell anaemia, in a new pilot scheme.
LYON, France & PHILADELPHIA -- ERYtech Pharma has been chosen to present the first pre-clinical results obtained with its product GR-ARA1 on sickle cell anaemia during the 50(th )annual congress of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), to be held in San Francisco (USA) from 6 to 9 December 2008.
Mode of presentation of Thalassemia major and Sickle cell anaemia.
He is aiming to race up the stairs of the 886ft tall structure, covering all 1,089 steps over 54 floors, to raise money for a society that supports sickle cell anaemia patients.
Manama, June 16 (BNA)-- Representatives Council Speaker Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Dhahrani received today Board Chairman and members of Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care, in the presence of Head of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee MP Ali Hassan Ahmed Ali.
HEALTH professionals in Coventry have welcomed a national plan to screen all babies for sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.