Chronic blood diseases
are prevalent in Kuwait particularly among children, he noted
Eighteen Bahrainis have died this year so far from complications of the blood disease
He is just one of over 1,000 children who suffer from thalassemia, a very dangerous genetic blood diseases
, according to doctors.
Al Bimani said the signing of the two-year contract with Baqir Hassan Co is in the wake of an urgency caused by the spread of hereditary blood diseases
in the Sultanate and the centre will play a significant role in the treatment of these diseases, as well as expansion of scientific research regarding genetic blood diseases
That is why the project's aim of creating a national blood disease
record is important; it will be a necessary tool for the further development of research at the centre," Dr Kosteas added.
It is expected to be formed by the end of this year with Bahrain, which already has its own dedicated blood disease
facility, taking a leading role.
Manama- Jan7(BNA)The Blood Disease
Centre will open on January 16, said Health Minister Sadiq bin Abdulkarim Al-Shehabi.
Soliris (eculizumab) is a perfect example of a successful orphan blood disease
63 million) blood disease
centre at Bahrain's main hospital which was due to open in July could be delayed by up to five months.
The multicenter study, funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, compared brain function scores and imaging tests in adult patients with few sickle cell complications with results in similar adults who did not have the blood disease
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types Type I diabetes is non-preventable, unlike Type II diabetes.
As part of the campaign, the UAE Genetic Diseases Association has also offered free and confidential testing for the genetic blood disease