Children with thalassemia

Recently I described new research┬áthat may well turn out to be an important breakthrough in the treatment of thalassemia – a serious inherited disorder of hemoglobin that causes reduced oxygen levels in the body and imposes enormous emotional, psychological and physical demands on patients and their families. Thalassemia also makes…

Read the full article

Hope for children with thalassemia

From: The Straits Times February 18, 2004 India develops wheatgrass treatment for thalassemia CHANDIGARH (India) – A medical research institute in India has developed a technique using wheatgrass juice to treat patients suffering from the painful blood disease thalassaemia, a doctor said on Thursday. ‘Three years ago we came across…

Read the full article

Wheatgrass induces fetal hemoglobin

I wish to report some evidence that may have an important bearing on the treatment of beta-thalassemia (thalassemia major, Cooley’s anemia, Mediterranean anemia) and sickle cell disease. A wheatgrass extract I use frequently in clinical practice may well have the potential to improve the quality of life of many sufferers…

Read the full article