Sunday, Feb 05, 2023



Union Budget 2023: What is sickle cell anaemia; can it be eliminated?

February 02, 2023 12:35 pm

A blood test can determine whether you have SCD or sickle cell trait. All states now check babies as part of their screening programmes, allowing treatment to begin as soon as possible, said Dr Aniket Mule

Union Budget 2023: What is Sickle Cell anaemia? Pioneer ICMR researcher says how the target can be met

February 02, 2023 1:52 am

Prof S L Kate, 91, who has done pioneering research in Sickle Cell anaemia, says rarely do diseases of the poor get prioritised. He is also conducting clinical drug trials on tribal patients.

Nearly two out of every 100 women have severe anaemia in Maharashtra

December 15, 2022 1:36 pm

Nearly 4.01 crore women above the age of 18 have been screened under 'Mata Surakshit Tar Ghar Surakshi', an ongoing statewide health check-up of adult women, which started in September.

Bengal village women growing vegetables in kitchen gardens to counter anaemia

November 09, 2022 11:41 am

Most of these self-help group members in the Hariharpara block got training from senior members of their SHG clusters and agriculture officials around a year ago

Study links PM 2.5 pollutants to anaemia prevalence

November 07, 2022 2:13 am

According to the study, ‘Reducing the burden of anaemia in Indian women of reproductive age with clean-air targets’, anaemia prevalence will fall from 53 per cent to 39.5 per cent if India meets its recent clean-air targets, taking 186 districts below the national target of 35 per cent.

Why you shouldn’t ignore persistent anaemia or low hemoglobin

October 10, 2022 11:18 am

"In all anaemia conditions, one needs to know the root cause so that it can be tackled effectively," said Dr Anand Kumar K, consultant hematologist, bone marrow transplant physician and paediatric oncologist

India’s great anaemia mystery

September 14, 2022 8:34 am

Soumya Gupta and Payal Seth write: Increase in haemoglobin deficiency in NFHS-5 despite progress on other nutritional and health indicators is a matter of concern

Anaemia rising in Tripura, especially among women and children, NFHS data shows

September 01, 2022 4:12 pm

Government says noticeable improvement observed after implementation of Mukhyamantri Sustho Shaishob Sustho Kaishore Abhiyaan

NFHS 2019-2021: In Punjab’s hinterland, 3 males in every 10 anaemic; 2 in urban areas

August 19, 2022 3:10 am

In a presentation on the second day of a symposium organised at the PAU, Bains informed that the NFHS data presented a sorry figure of Punjab as far as prevalence of anaemia is concerned.

These foods will help improve your haemoglobin count naturally

August 12, 2022 3:40 pm

"Low haemoglobin count is quite common in India, especially in women. So, in-order to ensure a healthy haemoglobin level one must include these foods in their diet," Lovneet Batra wrote on Instagram