Understanding Sickle Cell Inheritance

Summary: Sickle cell inheritance is a hereditary condition of blood disorder which is characterized mainly by chronic anemia and regular attacks of pain. The overall root cause of the problem involves hemoglobin which carries oxygen from the lungs to different body organs. Without healthy hemoglobin, red blood cells develop incorrectly. And once red blood cells developed unhealthy, oxygen does not flow continuously in the entire body.   Content: Every child has two copies of hemoglobin gene in every cell in their body. They get one from their father and one from their mother. The genes... Read More

The Main Causes of Sickle Cell Anemia

Summary: Sickle-cell disease or the sickle cell anemia is the red blood cell disorder. This disease decreases the flexibility of the cells and results in a risk of different complications. The mutation in the hemoglobin gene occurs in the case of the sickle blood anemia. Causes of sickle cell anemia are not many, as it is the inherited disease, it can transfer to the children by their infected parents. Content: Life expectancy of the sickle cell disease carrier is shortened then the normal human being. Various studies show that the average life of 42 and 48 years is observed in the males and... Read More