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Latest Sickle cell trait Stories

2014-09-30 23:09:57

To mark National Sickle Cell Month which occurs every September, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article that sheds light on hematological

2014-09-22 12:31:52

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept.

2014-09-09 16:26:45

Report illuminates important evidence gaps, Society calls for more research WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-01-24 11:33:02

The presence of sickle cell trait among African Americans may help explain why those on dialysis require higher doses of an anemia medication than patients of other ethnicities.

2012-04-26 09:23:08

Sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited condition that causes red blood cells to sometimes deform into a crescent shape, affects an estimated 100,000 Americans, typically those of African descent.

2012-01-26 12:42:13

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today issued a policy statement opposing mandatory screening of athletes for sickle cell trait as a prerequisite to athletic participation and urging athletics programs to adopt universal preventive interventions in their training programs to protect athletes from exertion-related illness and death.

2011-12-13 12:16:12

In response to a lawsuit after a college football player died from complications due to sickle cell trait (SCT) during a workout, the NCAA implemented mandatory SCT screening of all Division I student-athletes.


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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
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