anaemia News

All about prenatal anaemia as Google doodle honours Lucy Wills, who discovered folic acid

Prenatal anaemia: As the Google doodle honours haematologist Lucy Wills, whose discovery of folic acid changed preventive prenatal care, we talk about the importance of the vitamin for prenatal anaemia.

2015-16 National Family Health Survey Report Anaemia among kids aged 6-59 months highest in Chandigarh: Report

The report puts the prevalence of anaemia among children aged 6-59 months at 73 per cent against the national prevalence of 58.4 per cent for this category. The report states that Delhi had 59.7 per cent, while Haryana had 71.7 per cent prevalence. Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and other states recorded a lower level of prevalence than Chandigarh.


Gujarat govt launches drive against anaemia

The scheme that is divided into five target areas includes children right from 6 months to 45 years, women of reproductive age.

NFHS report reveals 50% children under five years anaemic in West Bengal

Also, more than 60 per cent of all women and 53.2 per cent of pregnant women were found anaemic in the state.

Anaemia common in children from affluent families

Data indicates that anaemia prevalence among affluent Indian families ranges from a significant 19 percent to whopping 88 percent across five cities.

While shifting to gluten-free diet,exercise caution

Those diagnosed with celiac disease may eat small amounts of gluten on and off.


Low vitamin D levels raise anaemia risk in children

Children with levels below 30 ng/ml have nearly twice the anemia risk.

Several junior team girls anaemic: Nobbs

Even as the euphoria over Indian junior women hockey team’s historic bronze in the World Cup is yet to die down,former senior men’s side chief coach Michael Nobbs has claimed that seven of the players were were suffering from anaemia,an iron deficiency disorder.

Anaemia may raise dementia risk: study

Anaemia,or low levels of red blood cells,may increase the risk of dementia,says study.

Over 4.37 lakh kids suffer from anaemia,malnutrition

Over 4.37 lakh schoolchildren in Gujarat are suffering from anaemia and malnutrition,reveals a latest report on a health project conducted across schools in the state where several “nutrition intervention” programmes are being run to boost nutrition levels among children.