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Preventing Sickle Cell Disease with PGD and Managing it

Preventing Sickle Cell Disease with PGD and Managing it

08:32 27th September 2017 | Uncategorized

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Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), or sickle cell anemia, is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders that affects millions of people throughout the world. To make people more aware of this genetic disorder, September was named National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in 1983.

There is a way to avoid passing this disease to your baby. To find out more, CONTINUE READING

The Role of Red Blood Cells

Healthy red blood cells, apart from g...

What is Sickle Cell Anaemia and How Can PGD Help?

What is Sickle Cell Anaemia and How Can PGD Help?

07:42 7th March 2017 | Sickle Cell Anaemia

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Healthy red blood cells are responsible for distributing enough oxygen throughout the body. If you have sickle cell anaemia, a type of anaemia that is inherited (i.e. a genetic disorder), you don’t have enough healthy red blood cells.

In medical terms, abnormal haemoglobin S (Hb S) instead of haemoglobin A (Hb A) is present in the red blood cells.

Regular, healthy red blood cells are round and flexible, making movement through blo...

IVF abroad? Make sure you know the rules

IVF abroad? Make sure you know the rules

11:52 31st May 2016 | Standard IVF Procedures

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IVF is practiced all over the world and the costs and standards vary as much as the countries themselves. Popular destinations include India ($2, 300),Dubai ($6, 800), the United Kingdom ($4, 500) and the United States ($12,000+). These fees exclude medication, consultations and IMSI (Intracytoplasmic Morphologically-selected Sperm Injection) which we insist upon and is included in our costs.

Going abroad for IVF treatment has its o...

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