This remark came as the minister received a joint delegation from Bahrain Society for Sickle-cell Anemia
Patients Care led by Zakariya Ebraim Al-Kazhim, and Aali Charity Society led by Adel Al-Sitri.
that had largely ignored sickle-cell anemia
(in 1971, the Black Panther Party launched a campaign to address sickle-cell anemia
), a disease that predominantly affect people of African descent.
People with sickle-cell anemia
have cognitive deficits that show up as below-average IQ scores, a new study suggests.
CHICAGO -- Researchers at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute have found that a drug which reduces the disabling pain of sickle-cell anemia
can also significantly lower mortality rates.
But there are plenty of other worthy causes deserving of your financial gifts, including our nation's historically black colleges and universities (as represented by the UNCF and the Thurgood Marshall Fund), civil rights organizations such as the NAACP, scholarship funds established by local churches or professional association chapters, and organizations dedicated to finding cures for such diseases as breast cancer, Alzheimer's, sickle-cell anemia
, and diabetes.
With a defective gene on each of a chromosome pair, however, the carriers had sickle-cell anemia
The Minister welcomed the delegation comprising medical experts who will advise the Ministry on sickle-cell anemia
diagnostics and treatment techniques.