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Sickle Cell Anemia: Facts About This Genetic Disease

Table of Contents What Is Sickle Cell Anemia? Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle Cell Anemia Causes Sickle Cell Anemia Life Span Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Bone Marrow Transplant Blood Transfusions Herbal Remedies Sickle Cell Anemia Prevention Sickle Cell Anemia Diet Frequently Asked Questions About Sickle Cell Anemia About 100,000 Americans today are struggling with… Read More »

Mumps – is it the forgotten disease?

There has been a sharp increase in cases of mumps this year in England – but the viral illness which can cause swollen glands (and, more rarely, testes) has been around for a very long time. Way back in the 5th Century BC, Hippocrates is thought to be the first person to have recorded the… Read More »

Are you paying attention to heart disease?

It kills more people than cancer every year, yet for many Australians, heart disease doesn’t seem to be a major cause for concern. In fact, YouGov Galaxy’s Heart Health Study — commissioned by News Corp Australia in partnership with the Heart Foundation — reveals that a staggering 51 per cent of Aussies wouldn’t be overly… Read More »