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  • Essay On Anaemia

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    types of anaemia with different symptoms and effects on the human body most of them have very similar impacts on health. Some people inherit the disorder whilst some grow into it. It can be diagnosed at the age of two or during the younger years in a humans life. The causes of this disorder begin with during pregnancy. Some of the common types of anaemia is: • Thalassemia • Iron-deficiency Some of the very harmful and rare forms of anaemia are: • Sickle cell anaemia • Aplastic anaemia Overall all

  • Home Remedies for Anaemia

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    Anaemia is the lack of red blood cells or haemoglobin in the blood. These blood cells carry oxygen and minerals to the tissues of the body. The blood cell count decrease the haemoglobin content in the blood and causes anaemia. Anaemia is caused by the iron deficiency, vitamin B12, B6, copper and folic acid in the body. Anaemia during pregnancy can be harmful as it will supply less oxygen to the baby. Causes for Anaemia The important causes for anaemia are: • Insufficient production of red blood

  • Sickle Cell Anaemia

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    Sickle Cell Anaemia The disorder affects the red blood cells, which contain a special protein called haemoglobin . The function of haemoglobin is to carry oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body. People with Sickle Cell Anaemia have Sickle haemoglobin which is different from the normal haemoglobin. When sickle haemoglobin gives up its oxygen to the tissues, it sticks together to form long rods inside the red blood cells making these cells rigid and sickle-shaped. Normal red blood

  • The Importance of the Nutrient Iron

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    means the haemoglobin levels are too low and symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia may begin. Symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia include feeling washed out, feeling dizzy or faint, difficult with breathing, chest pains and a pale complexion. Anaemia is a problem with the quaintly or quality of the red blood cells with carry the oxygen and nutrients as haemoglobin. There are a few types of anaemia, but iron deficiency anaemia is the most common, ‘The book of vitamins and minerals’ by Karen Sullian

  • hereditary spherocytosis

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    between the patient, the family and the healthcare provider. Hereditary Spherocytosis (HS) or Minkowski–Chauffard syndrome is a genetic familial haemolytic condition which causes defects in the internal cytoskeleton of erythrocytes membrane leading to anaemia. The cells have sphere-like shape instead of bi-concave lacking flexibility; hence it becomes more susceptible to haemolysis as they cannot pass through the vessels without changing their shapes. According tothe genetic defect is caused by the heterogeneous

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Essay

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    in the production of red blood cells which carry oxygen through the blood to the body’s tissues. Life Extension gives offers some of selenium supplements. Babies who are born of parents with low selenium and vitamin B12 rich foods are at risk of anaemia. Causes of Vitamin B12 Deficiency Selenium is a...

  • Sickle-Cell Disease

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    Mod E Sickle-Cell Disease Ida Hardy Sickle- cell disease(SCD),or sickle-cell anaemia(SCA) or drepanocytosis,is hereditary blood disorder,characterized by blood cells that has an abnormal,rigid,sickle shape.Sickling decreases cells’ flexibility, results of various complications. Sickling occurs because mutation in the haemoglobin gene.Individuals with copies of defunct gene display normal,abnormal haemoglobin.example of codominance. Life expectancy is shortened .In 1994,the U.S,average life expectancy

  • The Consequences of Avoiding the Blood Test Before Marriage

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    INTRODUCTION In health care, both partner need to take premarital blood test to check their health status before marriage. The test is essential to diagnose whether the spouse is healthy or already has been infected by highly communicable and contagious disease that can infect the other partner. Besides, the test is compulsory to be done to check the rhesus factor of the person. It is important to make sure that people are already prepared with all the possible hurdles and learn how to deal with

  • Notes On Tuberculosis

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    their defective form of the gene for the child to be affected. If only one parent passes on the gene to the child then that child will not have the disease but would be a carrier of sickle cell anaemia. Diagram on how Sickle Cell Anaemia can be passed on: Treatment: The treatment for sickle cell anaemia can be divided into four different categories: Preventive measures, Symptom relief, Stimulation of fetal haemoglobin production, and Gene replacement therapy 1.Preventative Measures: Appropriate

  • PCR Gel Electrophoresis

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    Electrophoresis Introduction Sickle cell anaemia is caused by a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP). SNPs are the most common type of genetic variation, with each SNP representing a difference in a nucleotide. SNPs occur normally throughout a person’s DNA. Most commonly, they are usually found in non-coding regions and have no effect on health. When a SNP occurs in a coding region, it may play a direct role in disease by affecting the gene’s function. This SNP for sickle cell anaemia produces the recognition sequence