sickle cell disease

Advocates say several medical conditions that disproportionately affect black residents aren’t included on the lists approved for prescribing CBD oil.
Nearly 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease, but very few doctors know how to treat it.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Sickle Cell Awareness Month.
What Is It? Gene Therapy Hydroxyurea, the only drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for sickle cell disease
After losing my best friend to sickle cell disease when I was 16, I signed up to become a bone marrow donor – and saved a
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by sickle cell, but not enough are signing up for clinical trials to help.
The United Nations (UN) named June 19 World Sickle Cell Day with the goal of raising awareness about this major health issue
When I was six years old I had my first massive stroke. It blew out the two main vessels in my brain. After the stroke, doctors informed my parents that I would probably only live to be about nine years old. Today I'm 17.
“The spleen gets clogged up completely and doesn’t work anymore,” Dr. Kwaku Ohene Frempong, the director emeritus of the
An estimated 2.5 million Americans -- including one in every 12 African Americans and one in every 100 Latinos -- carry one
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In June 2008, my uncle passed away from sickle cell anemia. Seeing him go through the same pains as me and watching him fight to the end gives me strength to overcome my pain today.
It seems odd that Americans could be so motivated to address the appalling inequalities behind just one terrible disease and then ignore the other.