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Clinical Trials and updates

Clinical trials are experiments or observations carried out in clinical research, designed to answer specific questions about new treatments such as novel vaccines, drugs etc. for further study and comparison.

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Beta Thalassaemia

What is beta thalassaemia This section is dedicated to beta (β-) thalassaemia syndromes of which β-thalassaemia major, also known as Mediterranean anaemia or Cooley’s Anaemia, is the clinically most severe one. THE MAJOR BETA (β-) THALASSAEMIA SYNDROMES ARE: β-thalassaemia major β-thalassaemia intermedia HbE/β-thalassaemia Other rare thalassaemias Many diseases in humans ...

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Sickle cell disease

SCD is caused by a haemoglobin defect, known as Haemoglobin S. In SCD, the bone marrow cannot produce enough healthy red cells. The red cells produced look like sickles, are not flexible and can stick on vessels’ walls causing blood clots and preventing oxygen from reaching the body tissues.

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TIF Academy

The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) has developed an internationally-recognised educational programme, with the objective to continuously educate health professionals, patients and their families, the community at large and policy-makers. TIF offers a full-fledged multimodal educational programme including the following:

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