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Black Hoosiers not staying silent about sickle cell disease

Giving blood is one way to help those with sickle cell disease. This inherited blood disorder causes the red blood cells to change shape and form a crescent or sickle.

The reality, research and future medicine for sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. In SCD, red blood cells become hard, sticky and c-shaped, or sickled, as opposed to the round and flexible shape of healthy cells.

Study shows clearer picture of pain, inflammation from sickle cell disease

A new study from the National Institutes of Health offers more insight into the cause of pain and inflammation in people with sickle cell...
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