Can Nutrition Cure Sickle Cell Anemia? The Nigerian Government Thinks So
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Can Nutrition Cure Sickle Cell Anemia? The Nigerian Government Thinks So

According to recent research, the Nigerian federal government believes nutrition is another way to approach treating and potentially curing Sickle Cell Anemia. Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, explained…

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Got Sickle Cell Disease? Here’s a Story That Will Make You Smile
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Got Sickle Cell Disease? Here’s a Story That Will Make You Smile

Admittedly, I’m no expert when it comes to sickle cell disease, but after reading about an inspirational young woman who is forging on to live—and I mean LIVE—her life, I’d like…

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Calling All with Sickle Cell in the Chattahoochee Region: Event to be held in Columbus, Ohio May 20th

The Association of Sickle Cell, Lower Chattahoochee Region (ASCLCR) is an organization dedicated to funding sickle cell research and aiding all those affected by the disease within the eight counties…

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Stem Cell Treatment for Sickle Cell Anemia: Is It ONLY for Rich People?
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Stem Cell Treatment for Sickle Cell Anemia: Is It ONLY for Rich People?

Need to get your inspiration fix for sickle cell anemia (SCA)? Look no further! A short and simple video is a click away a la the National Institutes of Health…

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Sickle Cell Anemia: Why This Greek Guy’s Brilliant Idea Could Save Your Life!
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Sickle Cell Anemia: Why This Greek Guy’s Brilliant Idea Could Save Your Life!

So there’s this Greek guy who happens to be suffering with frequent bouts of pain and fatigue as a result of living with sickle cell anemia (SCA). And when he…

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Woman with Sickle Cell Anemia Fights Back by Writing a Book
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Woman with Sickle Cell Anemia Fights Back by Writing a Book

BIG props goes out to a 43-year-old woman who’s living with sickle cell anemia! Having been accused of “jonesing” for more pain medication in the hospital, she quickly became sick…

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What to Expect When You’re Diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
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What to Expect When You’re Diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

What does it mean if you have the sickle cell trait? Or what if you have sickle cell disease? Does it mean you can’t exercise? Does it mean you will…

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When Things Get Tough, 11-Year-Old Girl with Sickle Cell Anemia Gets Tougher
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When Things Get Tough, 11-Year-Old Girl with Sickle Cell Anemia Gets Tougher

Really? Really. As if having one serious chronic disease isn’t enough, what makes God say, “Hmm…Let’s give this poor, innocent child, another chronic illness"?! In this case, I'm talking about…

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From Sickle Cell to Inspiration: How Everyone Can Learn from This Teenage Girl!
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From Sickle Cell to Inspiration: How Everyone Can Learn from This Teenage Girl!

Teresa is a 16-year-old girl who is changing the face of sickle cell anemia (SCA) disease. And… SHE… ROCKS! Instead of sitting back and feeling sorry for herself, this beautiful…

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SCD: How One Site Keeps it Kid-Friendly and Rocks It!
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SCD: How One Site Keeps it Kid-Friendly and Rocks It!

Let’s talk kid-friendly. A slew of things may come to mind. With the warmer weather approaching, some may search for family-friendly activities. It’s an even better bonus when we find…

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Sickle Cell Anemia: Parents – Do You Agree with This Approach to Living in Full?
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Sickle Cell Anemia: Parents – Do You Agree with This Approach to Living in Full?

Remember the last time you had a bad day? You know what I’m talking about—those times when we come home and plop down on the sofa—and devour a huge piece…

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Editor’s Choice: NASH Hope, Sickle Cell Symptoms & Rare Disease Research Reinforcement

Happy Friday Patient Worthians! What do you know about sickle cell anemia? We have seven facts for you! Also, we have some hope-worthy nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) news to report. What does…

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You Know What Uncle Joe Would Say About This Sickle Cell Anemia Breakthrough
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You Know What Uncle Joe Would Say About This Sickle Cell Anemia Breakthrough

Some scientific breakthroughs, while exciting, require a calm, measured response. Most, make that all, demand repetition and duplication, as per the scientific method. But there are a select few that,…

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Cure Sickle Cell Hosted a Wine and Cheese Event for Valentine’s Day
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Cure Sickle Cell Hosted a Wine and Cheese Event for Valentine’s Day

Cure Sickle Cell is a nonprofit organization. One of their goals is to raise money for research. Sickle cell is an inherited disease. Moreover, the disease prevents red blood cells…

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No One Should Have to Choose Between School and Sickle Cell Anemia
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No One Should Have to Choose Between School and Sickle Cell Anemia

Nikeh Gray has sickle cell anemia and has been in and out of the hospitals for years. Not only is she constantly managing her disease, as the Guardian reports, but…

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