Sickle Cell Archive

SICKLE CELL AND RED CABBAGE

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  9. Red Cabbage Red cabbage is a nutritious and delicious vegetable that has become very popular throughout the world for a number of reasons.  Also known as purple cabbage or red kraut, it is a member of the Brassicaceae family and can be found throughout...

SICKLE CELL AND SPIRULINA

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  Spirulina is an organism that grows in both fresh and salt water. I don’t like using the term super food, though it could certainly be applied to Spirulina.  Though not technically an herb (actually a cyanobacteria), it boasts its fair...

SICKLE CELL AND HYDROXYUREA

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  What is hydroxyurea? Hydroxyurea is a medicine that can help children and adults with sickle cell disease. Research studies show that hydroxyurea lowers the following: • The numbers of acute chest syndrome (pneumonia) events • The number of...