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    Anemia In SCD Patients

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    hydroxyurea, also called hydroxycarbamide, is an oral medication that has been shown to reduce and prevent numerous SCD complications in both adults and children when taken daily. It is known to increase the number of fetal hemoglobin cells and provide some protection against hemoglobin S effects. It has also been shown to decrease the number of pain crises, blood transfusions, and acute chest syndrome. Anemia was also improved in patients taking…

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    Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disorder of the hemoglobin in our blood. What happens is the red blood cells are abnormally shaped (like a crescent), and they become blocked in the blood vessels, blocking blood flow and oxygen to all the parts of the body. Our blood cells are normally round and flexible which allows for a smooth flow of blood through our bodies, but with sickle cell anemia, this isn’t the case. In this paper we will be looking at a history of sickle cell anemia, who it effects…

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    Sickle Cell Studies

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    paper was obtained from the work of various researchers and their findings on the disease and its effects on the various parts of the body. A review of Literature Sickle cell anemia is an inherited genetic blood disorder, which causes defects hemoglobin leading to the production of abnormal “sickle shaped” red blood cells.…

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    Sickle Cell Anemia Paper

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    I decided to do my paper on the genetic disorder Sickle Cell Anemia because it’s a trait that runs in my family and I have 1 cousin and an aunt that have it, so since I have the opportunity to write a paper on a genetic disorder it’s a perfect time to learn more about it. Sickle Cell Anemia is a disorder that affects your red blood cells, normal red blood cells are round where sickle cell red blood cells and hard, sticky, and shaped like sickles that you use to cut wheat, when the hard pointed…

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    Sickle Cell Research Paper

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    prevail in finding treatments and they have been able to find new experimental treatments that can help reduce the pain of sickle cell anemia. These experimental treatments include gene therapy, nitric oxide, statins, and drugs to help boost fetal hemoglobin blood cell…

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    Chi Square Test Lab Report

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    Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder that is caused by a mutation in the DNA sequences that codes for the beta chain of the hemoglobin protein. Red blood cells are, normally, flexible and round, but with the sickle cell anemia the red blood cells become sticky, rigid, and crescent shaped. The Hemoglobin protein carries oxygen in the red blood cells throughout the body. With the disease, the blood cell’s shape can cause them to get lodged in the blood vessels resulting in the obstruction…

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    Porphyria Research Paper

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    Porphyria is named from the ancient Greek word porphura, meaning purple. The Greeks borrowed the term from the Phoenicians, who extracted a purple pigment from purpura mollusks to dye the garments of their royal family. (Lane 2002). Porphyrias are so diverse due to the fact that they have symptoms that can be considered somewhat slight to extreme and some are considered a common Porphyria to a rare disorder and are classified into 8 different types and are put in 2 main headings, Acute Porphyria…

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    Sickle Cell Disease Essay

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    younger brother , that I so dearly love has sickle cell disease. “Sickle cell disease is caused by a mutation in the hemoglobin-Beta gene found on chromosome 11. Hemoglobin transports oxygen from the lungs to other parts of the body. Red blood cells with normal hemoglobin are smooth and round and glide through blood vessels. In people with sickle cell disease , abnormal hemoglobin molecules stick to one another and form long rod-like structures. These structures cause red blood cells become…

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    Mineral Deficiencies

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    Iron is an important mineral because it is involved with the transport and storage of oxygen in hemoglobin. Iron deficiency is one of the most common causes of anemia. Anemia occurs when one has low amounts of hemoglobin. Iron is critical for hemoglobin formation. The majority of the iron in the body is located in the hemoglobin. Iron deficiency has many negative symptoms. Some symptoms are dizziness, shortness of breath, weakness, fatigue, headaches, and…

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