Hydroxyurea dosage. Prescribe it the right way!
Hydroxyurea dosage remains a challenging phenomenon for a drug that has changed how we manage sickle cell disease.

Hydroxyurea dosage. Prescribe it the right way!

Hydroxyurea dosage remains a challenging phenomenon for a drug that has changed how we manage sickle cell disease. We’ve extensively discussed hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease through a series of…

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Podcasts. Why you should embrace them.
Embrace podcasts because technology has permanently changed the way we listen to radio stations. Podcasts no longer deliver content; they extend to creative and responsive duties.

Podcasts. Why you should embrace them.

Podcasts provide the convenience of listening to your favourite programmes on the go. You don’t need to disrupt your routine to catch that fascinating program when you can listen to…

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We combine drugs when treating cancer. Why?
we combine drugs when treating cancers to achieve a maximal cell kill for the toxicity range the patient can tolerate without compromising the dosing of each medication.

We combine drugs when treating cancer. Why?

There’s no doubt cancer is one of the most notorious diseases that humans suffer. Cancer inflicts pain in all its aspects for both those who survive it and those that…

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Blood Transfusion in Sickle Cell Disease: The preamble.
Blood transfusion plays a pivotal role in the management of patients with sickle cell disease.

Blood Transfusion in Sickle Cell Disease: The preamble.

Sickle cell disease (SCD) remains one of the most common inherited disorders on the globe. Since its inception, blood transfusion remains pivotal therapy in the management of such patients. Before…

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Snakebite. The situation is dire!
. Envenoming is a disease that emanates from exposure to or injection of snake venom after a snakebite. Courtesy of DW.

Snakebite. The situation is dire!

In 2017, the World Health Organisation added envenoming to the list of neglected tropical diseases that require prioritisation.  Envenoming is a disease that emanates from exposure to or injection of…

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Your Foot Size Matters, and so does the shoe size: Measuring the foot size.
Your Foot Size Matters, and so does the shoe size: Measuring the foot size.

Your Foot Size Matters, and so does the shoe size: Measuring the foot size.

When the shoe fits, wear it. It won’t, however, happen if you don’t know your foot size. Your foot size matters, and so does the shoe size – because when…

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Understanding Glycated Haemoglobin (HBA1c) and Blood Sugar Levels.
How glycated haemoglobin is formed. Source: Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 6th edition

Understanding Glycated Haemoglobin (HBA1c) and Blood Sugar Levels.

The amount of glycated haemoglobin in your blood correlates with the average blood sugar levels in the last 90 to 120 days. We explain how this occurs in today’s article…

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