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Saturday, November 27, 2021



Anaemia rises in women, children; obesity seen in nearly quarter of adults

November 25, 2021 7:28 am

The number of anaemic children under five, data shows, has risen to 67.1 per cent from 58.6 per cent in the last survey.

Health survey shows anaemia a concern across age groups in children, women

November 25, 2021 5:52 am

The data in NFHS 2019-21 show that among all age groups, the highest spike in anaemia was reported among children aged 6-59 months — 67.1 per cent (NFHS-5) from 58.6 per cent (NFHS-4, 2015-16).

5 essential diagnostic tests for women over 30

September 22, 2021 6:56 pm

"Annual health checkups should be given utmost priority to weed out problems before they create havoc. It’s time to take control of your health and your life," said Dr Aurangabadkar

Improve your haemoglobin count with these special recipes

September 17, 2021 2:30 pm

Haemoglobin is the iron-containing protein found in all red blood cells (RBCs) that gives the cells their characteristic red colour, said Dr Aiswarya Santhosh

Don’t chase the mirage of iron-fortified rice

August 27, 2021 7:56 am

Anura Kurpad, Harshpal Singh Sachdev write: Diversification of diet and improvement of environment is key to addressing India’s problem of anaemia. Layering fortification over existing iron supplement programmes won’t work

Dietitian shares simple tips to maximise absorption of vitamin B12

August 19, 2021 6:08 pm

Vitamin B12 is found mostly in animal sources, particularly meat and dairy products. Fortunately for vegans, cobalt foods and fortified sources can also be good providers of this vitamin

Tripura sees surge in anaemic patients, reports 1,799 cases in 8 days

July 11, 2021 8:07 pm

So far, 4,429 people were screened till July 8, among whom which 1,799 people were detected with anaemia. 1,034 were mild cases while 710 were moderate and 55 severe ones.

Sickle cell anemia and Covid-19: All you need to know

July 10, 2021 10:29 am

"Since people of any age with sickle cell anemia may be at an increased risk of developing serious Covid-19 related symptoms, they should take extra precautions to prevent getting infected," said Dr Fahad Afzal S, Consultant Hemato-Oncologist & Stem Cell Transplant Physician, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre

Preventing anaemia among pregnant women: Treating 70,000 anaemic women under AMB prog, says Maharashtra health officer

June 20, 2021 10:15 am

According to the National Nutrition Survey, 30 to 50 per cent anaemia cases are linked to iron deficiency.

This green juice is a 'new addition' to Parineeti Chopra's life; check it out

June 11, 2021 9:48 am

Parineeti Chopra's diet now includes this vitamin C, iron-rich juice; would you also like to try?