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Sickle cell disease - Wikipedia
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person's parents. The most common type is known as sickle cell anaemia (SCA). It results in an abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein haemoglobin found in red blood cells.
Data & Statistics on Sickle Cell Disease | CDC
Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects millions of people throughout the world. Read data highlights about sickle cell disease.
SCDAA/PDVC provides resources and assistance to children ...
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter (SCDAA/PDVC) is a non-profit advocacy agency established in 1982.
Sickle Cell Disease (Sickle Cell Anemia) - MedicineNet
Read about sickle cell anemia (sickle cell disease), a blood disease which shortens life expectancy, is caused by an inherited abnormal hemoglobin. Symptoms may include bacterial infections, painful swelling of the hands and feet, fever, arthritis, leg ulcers, fatigue, anemia, eye damage, and lung and heart injury.
Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease
Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.
Welcome! The Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics ...
Welcome! The Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference (SCDTC) is a forum to discuss the latest advancements and future trends for treating patients with sickle cell disease.
Acute Chest Syndrome- Sickle Cell Disease
SICKLE CELL DISEASE: THE ACUTE CHEST SYNDROME, 1995 Cage S. Johnson Professor of Medicine University of Southern California Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Sickle-Cell Patients See Hope in CRISPR - MIT Technology ...
Hertz Nazaire, an artist from Bridgeport, Connecticut, has sickle-cell disease and hopes that CRISPR will eventually offer a cure. david brandon geeting
Psychiatric Issues in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease ...
Psychiatric issues are common in sickle cell disease (SCD) 1 but have not received sufficient attention in the clinical or research literature. These issues are further complicated by the social, economic, and healthcare disparities experienced by many African Americans.