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Sickle cell anaemia claims 14th life this year

A Bahraini man has become the 14th person to die of complications from sickle cell anaemia this year. Ali Isa Al Haddad died yesterday morning in India, where he was sent by the Health Ministry for treatment, said a report in the

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Young Bahraini girls 'victims of poor diet'

Almost one-third of female Bahraini adolescents suffer from a blood disorder caused by unhealthy eating habits, it has emerged. A Health Ministry study found that around one in three Bahraini girls suffered from Iron Deficiency An

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Sickle cell drug at Bahrain’s health centres soon

A drug that could drastically reduce sickle cell anaemia complications will soon be made available in all of Bahrain’s health centres. More than 220 sickle cell sufferers have died in Bahrain over the past six years from com

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Bahrain PM vows best sickle cell care

The Premier yesterday pledged continuous efforts to provide the best health care and treatment for sickle cell patients.   He said the government will spare no effort to bring in medical experts to alleviate the

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Sickle cell 'fake medicine' probe

An investigation has been launched into claims that counterfeit medicine has been given to patients with sickle cell anaemia being treated at Bahrain's main hospital. Health Minister Sadiq Al Shehabi yesterday ordered the prob

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Sickle cell claims 13th victim in Bahrain

A Bahraini yesterday (June 15) became the 13th sickle cell patient to die since the start of this year, a report said. The Gulf Daily News earlier reported authorities were restricting access to prescription painkillers to combat

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Bahrain summit focus on fighting sickle cell

Bahrain will host a major conference on sickle cell anaemia today, where more than 30 experts will discuss the management and prevention of the disease, a report said. The three-day event, International Conference on Sickle Cell D

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Sickle cell focus for Bahrain summit

Preventing and managing sickle cell anaemia will be discussed during a major international conference in Bahrain next month, a report said. Thirty-six experts, of which 19 are from Bahrain, will speak at the conference, which will

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Bahrain sickle cell baby cases plummet

Bahrain is winning the war against the potentially deadly sickle cell disease after a 70 per cent drop in cases, a top official has declared. The incidence of babies with the genetic blood disorder had fallen dramatically and now only acco

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Mumtaz to launch new halal baby foods

Mumtaz, one of UK's leading Asian foods manufacturers, is launching the new Halal baby foods that help combat infant anaemia at the Halal World Expo in Abu Dhabi. The event will be held from December 9 to 11 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhib

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