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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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Anaemia is a key indicator of early kidney disease, and there is evidence that, if anaemia is treated early enough, the course towards complete renal impairment can be prolonged.
The impact of new onset anaemia on morbidity and mortality in chronic heart failure: results from COMET.
Anaemia among 157 patients with congestive cardiac failure (CCF) was studied by Kuule, Seremba and Freers.
Worried about the estimated high prevalence of anaemia in the country, five major surveys (National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2 (4) and 3 (5), District Level Household Survey 2 (6) (DLHS), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Micronutrient Survey (7) and Micronutrient Survey conducted by National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (8) (NNMB) were undertaken to estimate prevalence of anaemia in the country.
More than half the women in India suffer from anaemia ( 56% of Indian married women and 58% pregnant women according to the National Family Health Survey - 3, 2006).
71 g/l), which could translate on a public health scale into a small (5-10%) reduction in the prevalence of anaemia in populations with a relatively high prevalence of intestinal helminths.
New data published on 15 September in the European Journal of Cancer (online edition) reveals two out of three cancer patients suffer from anaemia and only 40 per cent of these patients receive appropriate treatment (anaemia defined as haemoglobin [Hb] <12 g/dl).
Anaemia is a condition in which the blood cannot carry enough oxygen, either because there is a low number of red blood cells or because each red blood cell is carrying less oxygen than normal.
Fore Pharma's latest report 'Global Sickle Cell Anaemia Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2012 Update' provides most up-to-date information on key Research and Development activities (R&D) in the global Sickle Cell Anaemia market.
The prevalence of anaemia was calculated as the proportion of men and women who had low Hb levels ([less than or equal to] 11.
The data collected were analysed by multivariate logistic regression analysis to determine the risk factors related to anaemia.