View Single Post
Old 08-06-2013, 11:25 PM   #204 (permalink)
Father of the Nation
DrB0b's Avatar
Last Online: Today 09:43 AM
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 14,132
DrB0b has disabled reputation
Originally Posted by jamescollister
HP are you saying that malaria is the cause of the disease over time, lots of malatria over this way and little SCE.
SE Asia has a very high level of Thalasemia. Close to 40%. For exactly the same reason sub-saharan Africa has, it confers some resistance to malaria. That's why Thai hospitals insist that pregnant women and their partners take blood tests for Thalasemia.

Last edited by DrB0b : 08-06-2013 at 11:33 PM.
DrB0b is online now   Reply With Quote
Page generated in 0.07166 seconds with 19 queries