an abnormal red blood cell having an elongated, crescentlike shape due to the presence of an abnormal hemoglobin.
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Maryland moved into the next phase of vaccination Monday, expanding eligibility to include immunocompromised people such as those with cancer, sickle cell disease or diabetes.D.C. releases early data on vaccine recipients amid push for equitable distribution | Michael Brice-Saddler, Julie Zauzmer, Lola Fadulu | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
I made sure I fully understood sickle cell disease, so that I could live the fullest life possible without it holding me back.Making Moves With Sickle Cell & Living Beyond A Diagnosis | Steven Psyllos | February 1, 2021 | Essence.com
This technique has already been used in trials to cure sickle cell anemia.mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry | Walter Isaacson | January 11, 2021 | Time
In sickle cell disease, hemoglobin — the abundant, oxygen-carrying protein in red-blood cells — is mutated, and when not oxygenated may form polymers, which leads to cell sickling and disease manifestation.Science Might Finally Have a Fix for This Rare Blood Disorder | Nick Fouriezos | December 15, 2020 | Ozy
Gene editing has emerged as another treatment option for genetically inherited human diseases including sickle cell disease.Scientists have made big steps in using gene editing to cure sickle cell disease | Paul Adepoju | December 9, 2020 | Quartz
The periodic agony that accompanies sickle cell was joined by the torment of persistent eye infections and repeated surgeries.
Inherited blood disorders such as sickle-cell anemia can also lead to anemia.When You Don't Know Where to Turn | Steven J. Bartlett