Originally posted by mug0mug:
The racist disease. Only black people can get it. It's basically where red blood cells are abnormally shaped.
It actually serves a good purpose in protecting against malaria.....but beyond that....not so much.
It also doesn't just affect blacks, it can be found in area's that historically have been endemic for malaria, in India, South America, Italy although those of West African descent tend to have the highest occurrence of it.
[ Edited by Phoenix49ers on Apr 28, 2012 at 4:13 PM ]