thalassaemia


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Thalassaemia occurs when there is a defect in the gene that controls production of proteins in the haemoglobin, which can lead to anaemia.
Our idea is to use the power of books and the passion of book lovers in Muscat and channelise it towards the cause of Thalassaemia awareness.
Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder in which human beings are unable to produce some part of the vital haemoglobin protein that carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.
DIFC Hosts Blood Donation CampaignCo Clinic offers testing for genetic disease Thalassaemia
Jonathan Coe reads to patient Seren Hamilton from his book, The Gift at the Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre at the City Hospital
Recently, Health Secretary Alan Milburn announced plans to introduce a national screening programme of all mothers and babies for sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.
Prominent pediatrician and Professor Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Dr Salma Shaikh informed this while talking to reporter here on Friday on the occasion of world Thalassaemia Day.
Zayed was diagnosed with beta thalassaemia major, a severe form of an inherited blood disorder that requires regular transfusions.
The study demonstrated that series hereditary blood disorders (such as beta thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease) were prevalent in approximately 10 per cent of the newborn Omani babies.
Over 70,000 children with thalassaemia in the country survive on monthly blood transfusions.
Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disease and patients have to receive regular blood transfusions to remain alive.
London, October 3 (ANI): Reports indicate that a scanning technique developed by British scientists can cut thalassaemia deaths by 70 percent.
Blood collected during the campaign will be donated to the Thalassaemia Center at Al Wasl Hospital in Dubai.
Clinical samples: A total 220 adult blood samples (2 ml) were obtained from routine thalassaemia screening unit at Naresuan University Hospital at Phitsanulok, Thailand during March to September 2007.
World experts in thalassaemia convened in Paphos to discuss recent findings of decreased heart disease and increased survival in patients with the inherited disease, thalassaemia major.