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With CRISPR, scientists correct genetic mutation that causes sickle cell disease

Los Angeles Times - Oct 12, 2016
The promise of a revolutionary gene-editing technology is beginning to be realized in experiments aimed at curing sickle cell disease. Scientists reported Wednesday that they used the CRISPR-Cas9 system to correct a tiny genetic mutation that causes ...

Methadone eases pain of kids with sickle cell disease

Futurity: Research News - Oct 12, 2016
Many children with sickle cell disease experience frequent and severe pain episodes, which require emergency room visits or hospitalization. Now, researchers have discovered that adding a low dose of the drug methadone to standard treatment can limit ...

Editorial: Sickle cell disease needs more funding -- and more awareness

New Haven Register - Sep 16, 2016
Members of the Black Greek Organizations, or the Divine Nine, will be participating in the 24th annual sickle cell disease walk Sept. 19, 2015. Members include, from left, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta ...

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Sickle Cell Disease: Genetics, Management and Prognosis

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Uncertain Suffering: Racial Health Care Disparities and Sickle Cell Disease

by: Carolyn Rouse
On average, black Americans are sicker and die earlier than white Americans. Uncertain Suffering provides a richly nuanced examination of what this fact means for health care in the United States through the lens of sickle cell anemia, a disease that primarily affects blacks. In a wide ranging analysis that moves from individual patient cases to the compassionate yet distanced professionalism of health care specialists to the level of national policy, Carolyn Moxley Rouse uncovers the cultural assumptions that shape the quality and delivery of care for sickle cell patients.
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I Only Cry At Night: living with Sickle Cell Disease

by: P.Allen Jones
I Only Cry at Night, living with Sickle Cell Disease. A personal story about overcoming many obstacles including sickle cell disease.
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The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sickle Cell Disease

by: Keith Wailoo, Stephen Pemberton

Why do racial and ethnic controversies become attached, as they often do, to discussions of modern genetics? How do theories about genetic difference become entangled with political debates about cultural and group differences in America? Such issues are a conspicuous part of the histories of three hereditary diseases: Tay-Sachs, commonly identified with Jewish Americans; cystic fibrosis, often labeled a "Caucasian" disease; and sickle cell disease, widely associated with African Americans.

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Sickle Cell Anemia. Written by Paulo César Naoum and Alia F. M. Naoum. A São José do Rio Preto's Science and Technology Academy video.

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Living with sickle cell disease: Shaniya's story

Diagnosed with sickle cell disease, Shaniya came to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when she was 5 years old. Now 16, she strives to be a normal ...

Sickle Cell Disease : Definition, Pathophysiology, Clinical & Lab Findings, Treatment

Sickle Cell Disease is a hereditary disorder of Haemoglobin. An abnormal haemoglobin named HbS is responsible for this disease . This video will discuss ...

Sickle Cell Disease - CRASH! Medical Review Series

Disclaimer: The medical information contained herein is intended for physician medical licensing exam review purposes only, and are not intended for diagnosis ...