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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

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. DIARY: (Nigeria!) An incredible tale  of well-educated folks, scientists,  VIPs seeking cures  for SCD at the hands of alternative medical  practitioners! CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Sujimoto Construction wades into crises of ignorance.

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 […]