sickle-cell anemia

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Noun1.sickle-cell anemia - 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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26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Sickle-cell Anemia Sickle-cell anemia is a disease characterized by the presence of sickle-shaped erythrocytes.
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.
The Minister welcomed the delegation comprising medical experts who will advise the Ministry on sickle-cell anemia diagnostics and treatment techniques.
People with sickle-cell anemia have cognitive deficits that show up as below-average IQ scores, a new study suggests.
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.
The hemoglobinopathies are genetic conditions characterized by compromised red blood cell oxygen transport and include sickle-cell anemia and thalassemia.
Manama: April 29 (BNA)-- As part of the Ministry of Health (MOH)'s plan geared to upgrade medical services provided to sickle-cell anemia patients, the Health Activities' Committee convened its weekly meeting at the Ministry of Health premises, chaired by the MOH's Undersecretary, Dr.
Thousands of children with thalassemia, sickle-cell anemia, Fanconi anemia, various leukemias, and certain other circulatory conditions could benefit from the same innovative battery of procedures.