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Daily Hydroxyurea Pill Improves Life In Africa

  A daily hydroxyurea pill may finally bring relief for young children living with the painful and deadly blood disease sickle cell anemia (SCA) in resource-challenged sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease is prevalent and health care availability is sub-optimal. This is what a large multinational clinical trial called REACH discovered […]

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 […]