Author Archives: Iqra Mumal, MSc

Increase in a Type of Gut Bacteria Linked to More Pain in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Howard University researchers have discovered a link between increases in Veillonella gut bacteria and higher levels of pain in sickle cell disease patients. The team presented their findings at the American Physiological Society’s Physiological and Pathophysiological Consequences of Sickle Cell Disease conference in Washington, Nov. 6-8. Sickle cell disease is a blood…