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"Thalassemia"




  1. photo First the crops, now the babies: Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos to create designer babiesFirst the crops, now the babies: Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos to create designer babiesNews
    the possibility of a fatal blood disorder in humans called thalassemia. This is the next step toward a society of designer babies engineered to possess more disease-resilient traits. As scientists are alreadyRead more
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    the efficacy of chemotherapy”; 3) or, maynot, decrease blood transfusion requirements in patients with thalassemia, arare blood disorder characterized by a lack of hemoglobin and red bloodcells; 4) provideRead more
  3. photo Anemia – Causes, Symptoms and TreatmentAnemia – Causes, Symptoms and TreatmentTreatment
    anemia, Folate- or folic acid-deficiency anemia, hemolytic anemia, iron-deficiency anemia, pernicious anemia, sickle cell anemia and also thalassemias. What causes a person to develop anemiaRead more

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Beta thalassemia

Disease

Beta thalassemias (β thalassemias) are a group of inherited blood disorders. They are caused by reduced or absent synthesis of the beta chains of hemoglobin that result in variable outcomes ranging from severe anemia to clinically asymptomatic individuals. Global annual incidence is estimated at 1 in 100,000.[dubious – discuss]Beta thalassemia (β thalassemia) is a form of thalassemia caused by...More