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Where there is will, there is a way! goes a famous saying.I experienced the same few days ago at My Hematology consulting at Lotus Hospital.19 yr old Miss RG came to see me after a gap of 18 months.she has thalassemia Intermedia ( a type of congen

What is Beta Thalassaemia ?Thalassaemia is an inherited condition affecting haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is the chemical inside the red blood cells which carries oxygen. Beta thalassaemia occurs when a person has inherited a gene where they are unable

Jan 2020 Vol 10 issue 1Dear friends and seniors, I, on behalf of Lotus family wish you and your family a happy new year. May all your dreams come true and you find time to follow your passion. 2019 was a fruitful year as we

Sickle cell disease Sickle cell disease is a group of disorders that affects hemoglobin, the molecule in red blood cells that delivers oxygen to cells throughout the body. People with this disorder have atypical hemoglobin molecules called hemoglob

HAEMOGLOBIN DISORDERS AND THE COVID–19 PANDEMIC Introduction: The SARS-CoV-2 infection presents particular challenges and dangers to patients with haemoglobin disorders. The virus affects

How do you get beta thalassaemia ?We all inherit many of our characteristics through the genes we take from our parents, for example, the shape of our nose, colour of our eyes, whether we are tall or short and also the colour of our hair. Similarly