Thalassaemia: From mild anaemia to death at birth


Thalassaemia actually arose due to a mutation that helped protect us against malaria, where parasites invade and reproduce in our red blood cells. — Filepic

Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder that affects your body’s ability to produce normal haemoglobin.

Haemoglobin is a protein that contains iron and functions to transport oxygen in red blood cells.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan

RM9.73/month

Annual Plan

RM8.63/month

Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Thalassaemia , genetic diseases , blood

   

Next In Health

We have viruses to thank for our larger brains and bodies
Too much protein is not good for your arteries
Helping smokers wean off that nicotine addiction when they decide to quit
Here's how to make your sperm better swimmers
Understanding what AI is all about (and what it isn't)
What to eat to lower your cholesterol and fat levels
Can taking vitamin C help with your allergies?
A diet that mimics fasting helps your body stay young
Giving that extra magnification to help with vision loss
If your child has a fever, how soon should you visit the doctor?

Others Also Read