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THE SEED OF THINGS TO COME

If the Human Genome Project (HGP) teaches us anything, it is that there is more to existence than meets the eye. When we look in the mirror we are seeing one hundred trillion cells put together into a neat package called ‘me’ that walks, talks, thinks and moves in the distinct manner we do. 725 more words

SICKLE CELL DISEASE PART 2 (MANAGEMENT)

BY DR EMORUWA OPEYEMI

In part 1 we talked about the burden of sickle cell, in this post we will discuss the precautions patients and parents should take so they can reduce crisis and limit complications, we will also discuss the available cure and associated constraints. 923 more words

SICKLE CELL DISEASE part 1(The burden of the disease)

BY DR EMORUWA OPEYEMI

Haemoglobin disorders are inherited blood diseases that affect how oxygen is carried in the body. Below are some facts about the disease: 923 more words

In Those Jeans

I first shared this post over two years ago following a discussion with a friend. Last month I lost my cousin Papa. His loss weighs heavy on my heart, and I decided to share this story again. 1,880 more words

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Vanderbilt-led study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women.

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. The research was led by Vanderbilt University. 367 more words

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