Brief History Of Sickle Cell

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a serious inherited chronic blood disease that mostly affects Africans and African-Americans, and it the red affects blood cells; people with sickle cell disease have red blood cells that contain only haemoglobin “S”, an abnormal type of haemoglobin. Sometimes these red blood cells become sickle or crescent shaped, and because

Sickle Cell Disease Facts

Sickle cell disease is a group of disorders passed from parents to children (genetic) that includes sickle cell anemia. It is a condition in which the red blood cells can take on a curved shape, like a sickle. Normal red blood cells are round, soft discs, like doughnuts without holes. While 2.5 million Americans have

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