The work reflects his lifelong struggle with sickle-cell
anaemia is an inherited condition caused by an abnormal form of haemoglobin in the blood and is more common in people of African descent.
The pain was caused by Haywood's sickle-cell
disease, a genetic condition in which misshapen red blood cells build up in the blood vessels and cause infections, strokes, and excruciating episodes of pain.
Decreased RBC's elasticity is central to the pathophysiology of sickle-cell
disease is a hereditary blood disorder that affects red blood cells which can lead to life-threatening complications and a life expectancy of 20-30 years less than those that are not affected.
Osteomyelitis in patients who have sickle-cell
Over the years, there have been case reports of sudden death during physical exertion in young adults with sickle-cell
Roughly one-third of adults with sickle-cell
disease develop increased blood pressure in the lungs.
Why are the experts so wrong about the prognosis (that is the survival outlook), of the person with sickle-cell
He altered its genes (chemical instructions that, influence how certain characteristics develop) so the rodent would carry human sickle-cell
The factory churns out Nicosan, the first non-toxic treatment for sickle-cell
anemia, a disease that afflicts about 16 million individuals primarily of African descent worldwide.
A protein found on red blood cells in sickle-cell
disease binds these cells to blood vessel walls, disrupting circulation, a new study suggests.