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Preventing Stroke In A Sickle Cell Person

While the problem of stroke in sickle cell disease (SCD) patients has been recognized for more than 75 years, effective prevention and treatment approaches are just now being researched. Photo Credit: Sickle Cell News The Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease, which produced recent data on prevalence and incidence, nearly 4000 people with SCD were studied in 23 US clinical sites during a 10-year period.

  3 months ago ago
Preventing Stroke In A Sickle Cell Person

HEALTH

Laycon's genotype is SC and the estimated life span of a SC male patient is 42

Laycon is a talented musician, songwriter and housemate in the Big Brother Naija reality TV show. He has won multiple rewards after he participated in the BBN reality TV show. Laycon recently made a troubling revelation to a fellow housemate during a conversation and Laycon said that he is sickle cell anemic meaning that his genotype is SS. Laycon is a very strong man because despite the fact that his genotype is SS, he is always in a happy and cheerful, it is very rare to see Laycon lashing out at other housemates.

  1 year ago ago
Laycon's genotype is SC and the estimated life span of a SC male patient is 42