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anaemia

(US), anemia
a deficiency in the number of red blood cells or in their haemoglobin content, resulting in pallor, shortness of breath, and lack of energy
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In spite of being ubiquitous, mild and moderate anaemia is generally asymptomatic apart from malaise, irritability and anorexia which hardly convince the parents to bring their wards for a medical checkup.
Anaemia in pregnant, postpartum and non pregnant women in Lak district, Daklak province of Vietnam.
Cytogenetic profile of aplastic anaemia in Indian children.
Worldwide prevalence of anaemia 1993-2005: WHO global database on anaemia.
The prevalence of anaemia and associated factors in pregnant women in a rural Indian community.
Existing global solution strategies to control anaemia in early childhood such as micronutrient supplementation and breastfeeding support have been successful, though associated with questionable sustainability in terms of protecting children from developing anaemia after infancy.
Prevalence of anaemia in semi urban areas of Peshawar, Pakistan: a challenge for health professionals and policy makers.
Dietary iron deficiency, infectious and hereditary diseases, and other nutrient deficiencies are among the causes of childhood anaemia (8-12).
If left untreated anaemia can cause heart failure at this stage.
Variable aetiologies contributing to the anaemia of systolic heart failure are important to individual patient management.
Anaemia was defined as haemoglobin less than 12 g/dl in women and less than 13 g/dl in men based on WHO criteria.
Two papers in this issue and an accompanying editorial deal with aspects of anaemia in Uganda.