Latest anemias Stories

2013-10-16 08:53:20

Giving daily iron supplements to anemic primary-school–aged children can have cognitive and physical benefits, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Globally, approximately 25% of school-aged children are anemic, with iron deficiency the cause of about half of all cases. Iron deficiency, which has been associated with impaired cognitive and physical development, is caused by a lack of dietary iron and, in developing countries, by parasites such as...

2013-09-24 23:31:21

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Chemotherapy Induced Anemia - Pipeline Review, H2 2013” to its database. Visit http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/chemotherapy-induced-anemia-pipeline-review-h2-2013. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Chemotherapy Induced Anemia - Pipeline Review, H2 2013 Summary Global Markets Directs, 'Chemotherapy Induced Anemia - Pipeline Review, H2 2013', provides an overview of the indications therapeutic...

2013-09-04 23:03:51

Medical Food Designed to Address the Increased Nutritional Requirements of Anemia Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Targeted Medical Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: TRGM), today announced the company has initiated a third open-label clinical trial of its oral amino acid-based erythropoietin stimulating system (ESS) to determine increased red blood cell production in subjects diagnosed with anemia of chronic disease. The study consists of 30 patients randomized for treatment across...

2013-08-22 23:30:02

Yeltzin and Elixua had three things in common, their family ties, a rare debilitating disease called Diamond Blackfan Anemia and their Smile for a Lifetime Scholarships. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Residents of the Midpeninsula area now have another reason to smile! The Board of Directors announced two of the six orthodontic scholarship recipients: Yeltzin (16 years old) and Elixua (15 years old). Yeltzin and Elixua are siblings from East Palo Alto and attend Woodside High...

2013-08-08 23:21:14

A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption can lead to both anemia and dementia. Anyone suffering from alcohol abuse should contact a professional detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 As reported by Fox News on 8/1 titled "Anemia may put people at higher risk for dementia," a new research study published in the journal Neurology finds that people who have been diagnosed with anemia have a nearly 41 percent higher risk for developing...

Anemia May Cause Dementia
2013-08-01 11:04:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new American study published in the journal Neurology has found that anemia, a potentially dangerous condition marked by a low red blood cell count and fatigue, can lead to an increased risk of dementia. In the study, scientists from several US institutions followed over 2,500 adults in their 70s for eleven years and found that those who were diagnosed with anemia at the start of the study had a 65 percent higher chance of...

2013-01-25 10:30:45

Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it. A paper published online today in the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia says that hospitals that do treat patients with anemia have better outcomes, including fewer blood transfusions and infections and shorter hospital stays. A common option for management of anemia has been blood transfusion. But blood transfusions are expensive and are associated with higher...

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