Drug shows first potential treatment for common anaemia

An experimental drug designed to help regulate the blood's iron supply shows promise as a viable first treatment for anaemia of inflammation.

Health benefits of corn

Corn in any form is healthy and must be added to your diet in order to gain from its several advantages!

Anaemia common in north Indian children: Study

Anaemia is exceptionally common in children from north India, especially in affluent sections of the population, says a study.

Lack of blood screening causing Hepatitis C

Vardhan Singh, a 65-year-old patient of acute anaemia, met with an accident 25 years ago. The grievous injuries he suffered and the loss of blood compelled doctors to transfuse extra blood to his body.

Delhi IIT based startup launches haemoglobin measurement device

Medtech startup Wrig Nanosystems Tuesday launched a first of its kind ultra-convenient haemoglobin measurement device, TrueHb Hemometer, to help eradicate anaemia in the country.

Alzheimer`s disease linked to anaemia: Study

Australian scientists claimed to have found a link?between Alzheimer`s disease and the blood disorder anaemia.

Low vitamin D levels raise anaemia risk in children

Low levels of vitamin D appear to increase a child`s risk of anaemia, according to a new study.

Deworming dose for over 3 million Delhi children

Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia Tuesday launched the second round of annual deworming in schools, expected to cover 3.6 million children in the national capital.

Nearly 50 students fall ill after consuming iron tablets

Nearly 50 students of a primary school in Ading village were taken ill after being given iron tablets under a newly-launched government scheme to combat anaemia.

Adolescents in India are anaemic: Health minister

A little over 30 percent of adolescent boys and 55.8 percent of adolescent girls in India suffer from anaemia, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the Lok Sabha Friday.

Anaemia boosts risk of dementia in elderly

Anaemia, or low levels of red blood cells, may increase the risk of dementia in elderly people, a US study has said.

Anaemia may raise dementia risk: study

Anaemia, or low levels of red blood cells, may increase the risk of dementia, a new study has found.

Over 100 more fall ill in Haryana after consuming iron pills

Over 100 more children were taken ill in two districts of Haryana after they consumed iron and folic acid tablets being provided at government schools under a national scheme to combat anaemia.

`Over 55% adolescent girls, boys suffering from anaemia`

Contrary to popular perception that only the fairer sex suffers from anaemia, over 55 per cent of both adolescent girls and boys are anaemic in the country, according to National Family Health Survey 3 data.

More than half of Sundarbans women suffer from anaemia: Report

Raising serious public health concerns, a new survey has found that around 64 per cent of the women living in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans suffer from anaemia.

56% adolescent Indian girls, 30% boys anaemic

Over 56 percent of adolescent girls and 30 percent of the boys in India are anaemic, parliament was told Tuesday.

Himachal launches programme to make school kids anaemia-free

Himachal Pradesh Friday launched a programme to make school children free from anaemia, an official said here.

Health leading issue for women: Experts

Every second woman in India suffers from some degree of anaemia, two percent are severely anaemic while 35% and 15% have mild and moderate anaemia levels.

Anaemia control programme in Haryana schools

Under the programme, students -- both girls and boys -- of class VI to XII will be given Iron Folic Acid (IFA) tablets.

Andhra nutrition policy to prevent low birth weight infants

The Women Development and Child
Welfare Department in the state is working on a `Nutrition Policy` to address the issue.