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  1. photo Wheatgrass Juice ResearchWheatgrass Juice ResearchTreatment
    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
  2. photo The Health Benefits of AstragalusThe Health Benefits of AstragalusTreatment
    areas where astragalus may be helpful include angina, beta thalassemia, chronic fatigue, aplastic anemia, asthma, hepatitis B and even hearing loss. Strengthen Your Immune System Naturally Beta-1, 3DRead more
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. photo What can changes in hemoglobin meanWhat can changes in hemoglobin meanTreatment
    as sickle cell anemia and thalassemia, for example. Therefore, it is important to perform hemoglobin electrophoresis, in addition to other tests, to check the possibility of hemoglobin synthesis relatedRead more
  6. What can high or low levels of rdw indicate in a blood testTreatment
    smear a great variation of size between red blood cells. RDW may be increased in some situations, such as: Iron deficiency anemia; Megaloblastic anemia; Thalassemia; Diseases of the liver. In additionRead more

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Thalassemia (British English: thalassaemia) is a form of inherited autosomal recessive blood disorders characterized by abnormal formation of haemoglobin. The abnormal haemoglobin formed results in improper oxygen transport and destruction of red blood cells. Thalassemia is caused by variant or missing genes that affect how the body makes hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries...More