Results 1 - 10 of 10 for sickle cell anemia
  1. Sickle Cell Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is sickle cell disease (SCD)? Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. If you have SCD, there is a problem with ...
  2. Bone Marrow Transplantation (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... blood diseases such as thalassemias, aplastic anemia, and sickle cell anemia Multiple myeloma Certain immune deficiency diseases Before you ...
  3. Anemia (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... acid or vitamin B12 Blood disorders such as sickle cell anemia and thalassemia, or cancer Aplastic anemia, a condition ...
  4. Black and African American Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    Every racial or ethnic group has specific health concerns. Differences in the health of groups can result from: Genetics Environmental factors Access to care ...
  5. Genetic Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... gene disorders, where a mutation affects one gene. Sickle cell anemia is an example. Chromosomal disorders, where chromosomes (or ...
  6. Genes and Gene Therapy (National Library of Medicine)  
    Genes are the building blocks of inheritance. Passed from parent to child, they contain instructions for making proteins. If genes don't produce the right ...
  7. Health Problems in Pregnancy (National Library of Medicine)  
    Every pregnancy has some risk of problems. You may have problems because of a health condition you had before you got pregnant. You could also develop a condition ...
  8. HIV/AIDS and Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Having HIV/AIDS weakens your body's immune system. It destroys the white blood cells that fight infection. This puts you at risk for opportunistic infections ( ...
  9. Newborn Screening (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your newborn infant has screening tests before leaving the hospital. There may be different tests depending on the state where you live. They include: Tests ...
  10. Pulmonary Hypertension (National Library of Medicine)  
    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is high blood pressure in the arteries to your lungs. It is a serious condition. If you have it, the blood vessels that carry blood ...