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hammer and sickle

An emblem of the Communist Party. The phrase is sometimes used as a shorthand way to refer to Communism. You don't see flags with the hammer and sickle too often these days, do you? The Red Scare was rooted in fear of the hammer and sickle.
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The MAA is supported by data from the company's phase three randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center clinical trial of 230 patients ages five to 58 years old with sickle cell disease who had two or more painful crises within 12 months prior to enrollment.
Porteus says not all of a patient's original sickle cells need to be replaced with edited ones to effectively cure the disease.
Sickle Cell Disease, an inherited disease disorder that causes major health problems, directly affects 100,000 people nationwide.
Thus, purpose of the study is to provide a valuable data regarding cardiovascular abnormalities in Sickle Cell Disorder in Chhattisgarh using non-invasive method of twodimensional colour Doppler Echocardiography.
However, dehydration is a major concern for sickle cell patients and can be a major problem for those fasting through the heat.
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited red blood cell disorder that causes abnormal hemoglobin in blood.
The company is developing GBT440 as an oral, once-daily therapy for patients with sickle cell disease.
The report found that while people with sickle cell disease are living longer, more is needed to ensure their quality of life.
He underlined the government's keenness on ensuring the best health services and treatment for chronic diseases, particularly sickle cell, through an integrated action plan aimed at providing the latest treatment methods and taking advantage of the international medical expertise in the treatment of the sickle cell disease.
In addition to conducting research and surveillance, CDC also strives to raise public awareness and provide education about sickle cell disease by providing free materials to families affected by the disease.
About 8 to 10 percent of African-Americans have sickle cell trait.
The altered amino acid content in [beta]-globin chain promotes the non-covalent polymerization (aggregation) of haemoglobin causing red blood cells to become sickle shaped and this decreases the elasticity of RBCs which is more pronounced during conditions of decreased oxygenation or higher oxygen demand as at higher altitude, infections, exercises and during surgery.
Their generous contribution will benefit the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.
Individuals with sickle cell disease experience a life-time of morbidity as well as a decreased lifespan.
Objective: To compare the pregnancy and neonatal outcome in sickle cell disease and trait women.