Anaemia

Anaemia during pregnancy may double mortality risk: Study

Anaemia during pregnancy may double mortality risk: Study

Anaemia -- a condition characterised by the lack of healthy red blood cells -- affects 32 million pregnant women worldwide and up to half of all pregnant women in low and middle-income countries.

Mar 22, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Over 58% of Indian children under-5 are anaemic: Survey

Over 58% of Indian children under-5 are anaemic: Survey

The NFHS-4 shows that around 7.2 crore children are anaemic, nearly 5 crore are stunted, while around 2.6 crore are wasted and 4.4 crore are underweight. 

Mar 06, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Decrease' in anaemia due to Raj govt programmes: PS Food and Civil Supplies

Decrease' in anaemia due to Raj govt programmes: PS Food and Civil Supplies

Anaemia among women in 15-49 years of age group has reduced by 12 per cent and in men, it decreased by 29 per cent

Jan 18, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
Anaemic kids can better fight malaria: Study

Anaemic kids can better fight malaria: Study

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have proven that these concerns valid after finding iron deficiency anaemia actually protects children against the blood-stage of Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Jan 07, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

Know what causes balding in men!

Men often lose their confidence when they start losing their hair and eventually go bald.

Jul 22, 2016, 19:43 PM IST

Five reasons why is it important for you to donate blood!

Giving your blood could mean saves a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components.

Jun 13, 2016, 12:48 PM IST

Five signs you might be anaemic

Iron deficiency or anaemia is a very common blood disorder.

Jan 20, 2016, 12:12 PM IST

Link between rare form of anaemia, cancer found

 Researchers have discovered the molecular mechanisms that determine cancer risk in patients with a rare form of anaemia.

Oct 24, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

WCD calls for nationwide campaign against anaemia

Women and Child Development Ministry has asked the Health Ministry to transform its 'Deworming Programme' into a nation-wide campaign to bring down the alarming number of anaemic children in the country.

Sep 08, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Anaemia can be prevented by taking iron-rich diet: Priyanka Chopra

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who is also UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador emphasised the importance of stepping up the fight against adolescent anaemia, regarded as a major health problem among adolescents in developing countries including India.

Aug 13, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

Over 40 percent men in urban areas at risk of anaemia

Over 40 percent of Indian men above the age of 45 and living in urban areas are at a higher risk of contracting anaemia.

Aug 11, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

'Magic millet' gets an enrichment boost to cure anaemia

 Indian scientists have bred a novel nutritious variety of millet, very rich in iron. A global clinical trial has now proved that if this 'magic millet' is used to feed children, incidence of iron deficiency or anaemia can be reduced dramatically.

Jun 14, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

World Malaria Day 2015: Join the fight to defeat malaria

Irengbam Jenny

Apr 24, 2015, 23:01 PM IST

Survey to find out whether youths have sickle cell anaemia

A survey would be carried of all youths upto marriageable age from Adivasi community to find out whether they are suffering from sickle cell anaemia, a hereditary blood disorder to counsel them not to marry people suffering from the same disorder, Union Tribal Affairs department secretary Hrishikesh Panda said on Saturday.

Apr 19, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

Plea in HC for free treatment to genetic disorder patient

A plea was filed on Thursday in the Delhi High Court by a street vendor seeking directions for free treatment to his two-year-old son, suffering from Gaucher's disease, a genetic disorder.

Feb 27, 2015, 00:48 AM IST
PM Modi visits Institute for Stem Cell Research

PM Modi visits Institute for Stem Cell Research

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday discussed research on traditional Indian medicine and "Make in India" initiative with young scientists at the Institute for Stem Cell Research at the National Centre for Biological Sciences here.

Feb 18, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

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.

Aug 29, 2014, 15:18 PM IST

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!

Aug 19, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

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.

Aug 18, 2014, 18:24 PM IST