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The health implications, good and bad, of sickle cell trait

The summer is over and the conference season is nearly upon us. This years Annual Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Conference, organised by Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, in early October looks set to provide lots of material for the blog. … Continue reading

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Making sense of blood tests, scans and x-rays

Whenever you see your doctor or visit the hospital you may have various tests, scans and measurements taken. It is an unusual visit if you do not have at least a blood test. What do these tests mean and why … Continue reading

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