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Hip-hop star Prodigy dies after a sickle cell crisis landed him in the hospital.
Medication for hepatitis C and sickle-cell anemia that would have helped the prisoner survive was allegedly repeatedly denied to him.
If a test could tell whether you’d develop a disease later in life, would you take it?
The short answer is yes. but the procedure isn’t suitable for everyone.
For many sickle cell sufferers, severe and constant pain is part of everyday life.
Blood types are a lot more complicated than A, B, AB and O.
Bone marrow transplants can cure many diseases, but more donors are needed.
What if the cure for sickle-cell sufferers was found in their own bodies?
Bone marrow transplants can mean a second chance at life—if only you can find a suitable donor.
An antidepressant marketed since the 1960s may cure sickle-cell anemia in humans.
It’s tough for kids to sit still. But staying motionless is required for children with sickle-cell disease when they have to get an MRI scan
The hip-hop star talks with Real Health editor-in-chief Kate Ferguson about living with sickle cell anemia.
Sickle-cell anemia remains more common among people of African ancestry, but science has made strides in treating this blood-borne disease.
Recently, R&B sensation and American Idol winner Ruben Studdard teamed with The Be Sickle Smart Program to educate people about sickle cell
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