Year: 2018

Her Parents are AA, Yet She is SS

HOW COME MY GENOTYPE IS SS? By Fatima Garba Mohammed Doctors from Around the world say it’s 99.999999% Impossible Adeola ‘Wamiri’ Adeyemi was only three years old when her parents discovered they had on their hands an impossibility. The question, ‘How Come?’ was on everyone’s lip. The doctors were flabbergasted. […]

THE WOMAN WHO CONQUERED THE SICKLE

By Ayoola Olajide Many Nigerians would not quickly forget the spectacle of an 89-year-old on national television riding on a commercial motorcycle (okada) and then on a tricycle (marwa). It was June 2015 and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) was engaged in a series of activities marking the annual World […]

April – June 2018

WORLD: A different Genotype from Mom and Dad and Siblings! Yet paternity tests prove positive – How will science explain this? Doctors and Laboratory Scientists from everywhere say it’s highly unlikely, indeed impossible … USA: Journalist globetrotter Gail Campbell Woolley (1957 – 2015) managed to upset medical doomsayers that she wouldn’t live […]

Hydroxyurea

The benefits of SCD’s #1 medication seem to outweigh the side effects. 14-year-old with avascular necrosis (AVN) recovers speedily Children forget Sickle Cell pain Hospitalization down to few or  NONE in years 6TH African SCD Symposium  endorses Hydroxyurea for Africa. DOWNLOAD

PREGNANCY IN SCD

• ‘Except there is a cure for SCD, no more pregnancies for me!’ – says Oluwayemisi Oladejo, after losing 10 babies to miscarriages and stillbirths. • I was on Hydroxyurea before and during pregnancy and even after delivering and breastfeeding my babies! – Shifneez Shakir •Samira Sanusi: a whole new […]