Anemia

India faces serious challenges due to malnutrition and obesity: Report

India faces serious challenges due to malnutrition and obesity: Report

More than 51 percent of women of reproductive age suffer from anaemia and more than 22 percent of adult women are obese or overweight.

Nov 08, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
World Thalassemia Day 2017: Know the position of the disorder in India

World Thalassemia Day 2017: Know the position of the disorder in India

India, considered to be the capital of thalassaemia, sees some 10,000 children born with the condition every year.

May 08, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Aplastic Anaemia: All you need to know about it!

Aplastic Anaemia: All you need to know about it!

Ever wonder what would happen, if vital blood components like white blood cells (WBCs), red blood cells (RBCs) andplatelets are deficient in your body? 

Apr 14, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Reasons why it is important to deworm your child

Reasons why it is important to deworm your child

Deworming imporves your child's immunity, and thereby protecting him/her from chronic illnesses caused by worms.

Feb 09, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Know these amazing health benefits of custard apple!

Know these amazing health benefits of custard apple!

Custard apple rich in anti-oxidants like vitamin C that helps to get rid of free radicals from the body.

Nov 16, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Lesser-known health benefits of sesame seeds!

Sesame seeds which is popularly known as ‘Til‘ in Hindi are not only tasty but also good for our health.

Sep 07, 2016, 00:20 AM IST

Thalassemia: Five things you must know!

Thalassemia can also cause complications, including iron overload, bone deformities, and cardiovascular illness.

May 09, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Know why buttermilk is good for health!

Zee Media Bureau

Mar 12, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Dry fruits, nuts in your daily diet can keep diseases at bay!

It is a known fact that dry fruits and nuts are packed with essential nutrients. Though available in small packages, they are an abundant source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Right from skin benefits to medicinal benefits, dry fruits and nuts give you every reason to include them in your diet.

Jul 16, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

DNA editing could be key in sickle cell anemia cure

Changing a single letter of the human red blood cell DNA could be the key to curing sickle cell anemia and other blood-related diseases, according to a study published on Friday.

May 15, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

5 lesser-known health benefits of curry leaves (kadi patta)

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Mar 17, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Healthy living: 5 essential foods for working women

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Nov 07, 2014, 11:42 AM IST

5 best foods to beat anemia in women

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Sep 23, 2014, 11:58 AM IST

Monthly treatment slashes malaria risk in young kids

A new study has found that a year-round preventive drug treatment substantially reduces young children`s risk of contracting malaria and poses no serious risk of adverse events.

Aug 06, 2014, 16:47 PM IST

World Thalassemia Day: How can it be prevented?

Do you know what Thalassemia is? It is a genetic blood disorder caused by the weakening and destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anemia.

May 08, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Researchers decode DNA of blood-sucking worms

Researchers have decoded the genome of a parasitic worm, which has affected 700 million of the world`s poor.

Jan 20, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

Epigenetic changes behind chronic kidney disease

Researchers have found, in a genome-wide survey, significant differences in the pattern of chemical modifications on DNA, which affect gene expression in kidney cells from patients with chronic kidney disease.

Nov 24, 2013, 15:20 PM IST

Low levels of vitamin D raise anemia risk in kids

A new study has revealed that low levels of vitamin D may increase a child`s risk of anemia.

Oct 22, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

Iron supplementation does not increase susceptibility to malaria

Kids in a malaria-endemic community in Ghana, who received a micronutrient powder with iron did not have an increased incidence of malaria, a study has claimed.

Sep 09, 2013, 14:39 PM IST

Stem cell mutation triggers fibroid tumours

The stem cell initiating the tumour carries a mutation called MED12.

May 05, 2012, 12:47 PM IST