Biree Andemariam, director of the New England Sickle Cell Institute at the University of Connecticut Health Center, has talked to her adult patients about CRISPR's potential for treating sickle-cell disease.
The Tuskegee experiment is fresh in a lot of people's minds even though that was decades ago," says Andemariam, who is also chief medical officer for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.
Despite the unicity of the genetic mutation that is responsible, clinical presentation of the sickle cell anaemia was found to be different according to regions and patients.
In this study, we had studied clinical profile of sickle cell anaemia patients including frequency of vaso-occlusive crisis, age of onset of symptom, antecedent blood transfusion, jaundice, gallstones, splenic size, acute chest syndrome, degree of anaemia, avascular necrosis, leg ulcer and HbF level.
23 September 2014 - US Daktari Diagnostics Inc, together with Harvard University, the Medical University of South Carolina, and the University of Zambia in Lusaka, reported Monday that it had received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for a point-of-care sickle cell
Pathological fracture complicating long bone osteomyelitis in patients with sickle cells
The acidic agar will separate Hemoglobin S from Hemoglobin D and Hemoglobin G, confirming the source of sickle cells
in a patient.
In addition to discomfort, studies have found that this health complication can worsen the side effects of sickle cell
Twenty two sickle cell
anaemia (SS), 47 sickle cell
trait (AS) and 150 normal control (AA) individuals who were iron deficient, were given iron therapy for a period of 12 wk and the laboratory investigations were repeated at the 13th wk.
If one only had textbooks in medicine, or if one relied only on media comments, one would be led to believe that no sickle cell
disease patients - (Ache/Ache like SS, SC, S betaThalassaemia, etc) - ever lived into adulthood.
Charlie will become one of the first 50 children in this country with sickle cell
anemia to undergo a bone marrow transplant.
Talk about this booklet and your baby's health care choices with your doctor and others who know about sickle cell
INTRODUCTION: Sickle cell
disease results from a single glutamic acid to valine substitution at position 6 of the beta globin polypeptide chain.
The sickle cells
collapse and attach themselves in clusters to blood vessels, clogging them and restricting flow.
OTC:RTGI; "Rheologics", "the Company"), is pleased to announce that its signature product, the Rheolog(TM) was the primary device utilized in a prominent sickle cell
disease (SCD) study published in this month's edition of the American Association of Blood Banks' scientific journal Transfusion.