Adults with sickle cellular anemia showed poorer performance on neurocognitive tests.

Adults with SCA present poorer efficiency on neurocognitive tests: Study Weighed against a combined band of healthy study participants, adults with sickle cellular anemia showed poorer performance on neurocognitive tests, that was associated with age group and anemia, according to a report in the May 12 problem of JAMA. While the ordinary life time for sufferers with sickle cell anemia today exceeds 50 years, SCA has become a chronic illness associated with progressive deterioration in standard of living, according to background info in this article Click here . ‘Neurocognitive dysfunction may be the most significant and least studied problem affecting this aging populace,’ the authors write.