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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.

Gujarat has reported high prevalence of anaemic women: Prevalence of non-iron deficiency anaemia unaddressed

March 26, 2021 5:12 am

Current policies towards tackling maternal anaemia involves screening and management by haemoglobin estimation only, and treatment of iron folic acid tablets is given irrespective of the status of iron as well as other micronutrient storage.

Anaemic people more likely to transmit dengue: Study

September 17, 2019 1:35 pm

According to the study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology, dengue patients with higher levels of iron in the blood, had lesser chances of infecting mosquitoes that draw their blood with the virus.

Diet diary: Why haemoglobin levels may not be measure of iron status

August 26, 2017 1:50 am

Non-anaemic iron deficiency was suggested as a causative factor for diffuse hair loss in women in 1963. Since then, numerous studies have evaluated the associations between decreased iron and hair loss.

Regulate iron content to ‘switch on’ cellular functions

May 11, 2015 4:16 pm

While these nutrients are important, supplementation with ferritin should be done with care for efficient body functioning.

90 per cent women found anaemic in Phullanwal village

March 12, 2012 2:13 am

In the health checkup camp organised by Indian Medical Association in Phullanwal village today,90 per cent of the women were found to be anaemic.