G6PD deficiency

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

G6PD deficiency is a disorder, where an enzyme-glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is missed from the red blood cells membrane. The glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme helps glucose-a simple sugar, that is a major source for red blood cell, and produces glutathione, which helps to prevent the cell from breaking. Such an inherited disorder is most likely occur in […]

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria is a very rare hemolytic anemia resulting in sudden, repeated red blood cell destruction bouts by the person’s immune system. The Paroxysmal (sudden) destructions of many red blood cells, which may happen at any time, not only at night (nocturnal), results in hemoglobin to spill into the blood stream. The kidneys filter […]

Iron Deficiency (Anemia)

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Iron deficiency is the most common deficiency in the world, creating anemia in children, women and men. Hemorrhage (bleeding) causes iron loss from the person’s body, resulting in deficiency of iron that should be treated with supplements, containing iron. Iron deficiency may also be caused by improper diet. Such deficiency is likely to happen during […]

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