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Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s is a progressive form of presenile dementia which often starts in the 40’s or 50’s. (Google Web Definition 2008 Online) Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of “dementia”. The word “dementia” is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Alzheimer’s is a progresive Read More

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Spread of diseases

I am writing you this letter to inform you the reasons why I think more resources should be devoted to prevent the spread of three named diseases: HIV, TB and Cholera, in Tower Hamlets. I will be describing and explaining why the conditions in Lewisham are particularly susceptible now to the spread of these diseases. Read More

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Snow blindness

Snow blindness is a disease of the eye which is caused by the exposure of the unprotected eyes from the ultraviolet rays of the sun that may be reflected from snow, sea or sand. It is also called as ultraviolet keratitis. This eye problem is a common case in polar regions and at high altitudes Read More

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Smallpox

Ever since the dawn of history, diseases have been living together with humans. Side by side, these two thrived together, and witnessed the great events that the world can imagine. And in some not-so-rare instances, they become the historical happenings. The variety of disease is so wide that not all are known today. Characterization of Read More

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Pathological Process Of Paget Disease

Paget disease which is also known as the osteitis deformans is a bone disease that is caused as a result of osteoclast dysfunction. Osteoclasts are one of the major cell types that make up the cellular component of a bone. The cells actually function as the cell type that is responsible for bone resorption. Problems Read More

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Management of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell is a term used to describe the most common inherited blood condition in America. The word sickle comes from the Latin word meaning, a handheld agricultural tool. Sickle cell was first discovered by Dr. James B. Herrick in 1910. Dr. Herrick noted sickle shaped erythrocytes upon microscopic examination of the blood of an Read More

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A Research work on Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease is a clinical disease that manifest as a result of inheritance of abnormally formed hemoglobin beta chain. The abnormal beta chain is formed as a result of interchange at position six of the amino acid chain where valine is substituted for glutamate. This simple amino acid substitution changes the physico-chemical properties of Read More

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Sickle cell Anemia African American

Sickle cell disease represents a group of blood related disorders where hemoglobin is predominant and one of these disorders is sickle cell anemia. Sickle cell anemia is a disorder that is inherited and is passed from one generation to the next through blood relations. It is a lifelong disorder that is characterized by abnormal production Read More

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Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disorder that results in the distortion of the shape of red blood cells. These cells are the main transporters of oxygen throughout the human body and this is completed through their unique shape and absence of nuclei, to allow the maximum volume of oxygen to enter each cell. The Read More

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Sickle cell anemia and thalassemia

Sickle cell anemia and thalassemia are inherited diseases of the blood. Both of these diseases are hemoglobinopathies, which means that hemoglobin is somewhat affected by pathological process. Hemoglobinopathies are rather widespread: about 5% of the world’s population are carriers of a gene mutation for autosomal recessive conditions for a hemoglobinopathy (Metcalfe, Barlow-Stewart, Campbell, & Emery, Read More