Neelem Sheikh

Neelem graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.S. in Psychobiolgy. She joined the Sanguine writing staff in 2018 and became content marketing specialist in 2019. She is passionate about making clinical research more transparent and accessible; and spreading awareness about the importance of research.

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Lupus and Stress

Lupus and Stress, What the Research Says

August 19, 2021

    We all know that life can be stressful. Sometimes we get lazy about managing our stress and think it’ll take care of itself. When it comes to lupus, managing stress is incredibly important in order to manage symptoms. Research shows that stress can worsen lupus symptoms and trigger…

The Best Sickle Cell Anemia Diet

The Best Sickle Cell Anemia Diet

August 19, 2021

    The Sanguine team attended the 48th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Convention in October of 2020. One of the highlights of the convention was a presentation by Dr. Carolyn Rowley, the Founder and Executive Director of Cayenne Wellness Center (a nonprofit organization dedicated to health and…

August Research News

August 17, 2021

    We’ve rounded up some of the most important research news and updates from August 2021. Stay up to date on monthly research developments with us! Sanguine is currently recruiting for 51 research studies. Check out the latest Sanguine studies here.   COVID-19 Lambda Variant: Another COVID-19 variant, lambda,…

Welcome to Sanguine

Welcome to Sanguine

July 26, 2021

  According to the United States Census Bureau, the current world population is estimated to be 7.8 billion people. With more individuals, genetic variations, and diseases, it is more important than ever for scientists to understand pathology to be able to develop life-saving treatments. This is where clinical research comes in. …

The Best Sickle Cell Anemia Diet

What is the Lupus Diet?

July 23, 2021

                With the plethora of diets that have overtaken the health and wellness industry such as keto, whole 30, low carb, juicing, etc., there arises the question of whether a specific lupus diet exists and if so, what does it entail? Is it…

July Research News

July Research News

July 22, 2021

                  Sanguine is currently recruiting for 51 research studies. Check out the latest Sanguine studies here. COVID-19 Vaccine for Children: Now that many American adults have received both does of the COVID-19 vaccine, Moderna is in the process of creating a COVID-19 vaccine…

Why It Matters: 5 Revolutionary Vaccines

July 22, 2021

                Smallpox, Anthrax, Polio, Hepatitis B, COVID-19. At different times in history, each of these diseases wreaked havoc on civilizations. They caused epidemics that resulted in suffering and many lost lives.    But, there are 5 revolutionary vaccines for each of these diseases.…

New Research Points to a Breakthrough Malaria Vaccine

June 7, 2021

  A breakthrough malaria vaccine may be on the horizon. According to an article published by National Geographic, new research shows a promising vaccine to protect against malaria. The results of the study, originally published in The Lancet last month, show that the vaccine, R21, effectively protected against malaria in…

COVID-19 Vaccine Experiences

Sanguine Community COVID-19 Vaccine Experiences

May 2, 2021

              The COVID-19 vaccine has been at the forefront of the country’s collective mind. Last year, Sanguine surveyed its community of individuals that had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Those results can be found in our COVID-19 Research Participant Findings and COVID-19 Research Participant Findings…

sickle cell disease

Reproductive Health and Sickle Cell Disease

February 1, 2021

                Women with sickle cell disease often have unique instances and timelines in terms of reproductive development. At the 48th Annual Convention hosted by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA), Lydia H. Pecker, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of…