Major Surgeries and Operations Could Prove Deadly for Anaemic Older Men
A recent research has found that major surgeries and operations could prove deadly for anaemic
older men. The US research, published in Jama, showed that elderly men with even slightly irregular red blood counts are at a higher risk of dying after major surgery.
The study, which examined d...
Allocation for Health, Education Not Enough: UN Official
...ronmental sustainability; and developing a global partnership for development.
Pimple said that in India, 54 percent of pregnant women are still anaemic
as also 50 percent of newly born babies. Besides this, a large number of children are stunted at growth.
"Hunger, malnutrition and maternal mort...
Madhya Pradesh Has India's Most Malnourished Kids
...ine. Patients have to depend on private clinics in Barwani town for tests.
A survey conducted by a NGO found about 75 percent of pregnant women anaemic
in tribal areas. It also revealed expenses on health a major cause of tribal indebtedness.
A tribal family in Bokarata sold their one-acre plot...
Iron rich rice to beat anaemia in children
...ntroduce iron-enriched rice in school lunch meals to boost the health// of anaemic
children, suggests a global NGO.
According to the Canada-based NGO Mi...t Initiative, "extruded" rice fortified with iron can improve the health of anaemic
The fortification is done by powdering rice kernel and mixi...
Poverty Claims Valuable Lives Of Children In Orissa
...i village is more or less the same.
When Subarna was expecting her first child, there was hardly enough food for her family. Subarna herself was anaemic
and her child suffered from malnutrition.
With no money or time to visit a primary health centre some 15 km away, Subarna lost her child in the ...
The Relation Between Pregnancy And Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
...on-anaemic women the 95% reference range of ESR rose from 18–48 mm/h in the first half of pregnancy to 30–70 mm/h in the second half of pregnancy. For anaemic
women the corresponding reference ranges were 21–62 mm/h and 40–95 mm/h, respectively.
The authors conclude that for the correct interpretation of ...