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Sickle Cell Disease: An Overview

Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research (Vol.11, No. 6)

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Page : 780-786

Keywords : Sickle Cel; l Child Diet; Nutrition; Inheritance Anemia.;

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Sickle cell disease is a serious problem in Africa where the required medication is often not available or too expensive for local Africans. Other possibilities have to be investigated, like traditional medication in the form of medicinal plants to control the symptoms of the disease. By screening scientific articles, a big table in Excel was made, containing 93 species which all have a potential effect against sickle cell disease. . The inset image shows a cross-section of a normal red blood cell with normal hemoglobin. Part B shows abnormal, sickled red blood cells blocking blood flow in a blood vessel.

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