A standard blood donation provides one pint of blood. This one pint of blood can be used for four to five children.
G6PD deficiency is an inherited condition that occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough of an enzyme called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
This February 29, we will celebrate Rare Disease Day, with a mission of raising awareness about rare diseases and their treatment.
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder characterized by defective hemoglobin – a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the tissues of the body.
Dr. Elizabeth Sherwin answers a reader’s question about helping her teenaged sibling reduce their blood pressure.