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Non-Invasive Hemoglobin Measurement: A Great Blessing to the Rural Community

India has a very high prevalence of anemia, and some estimates suggest that 20-40% of maternal deaths in India are caused by anemia. About half of the maternal deaths due to…

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Anemia, inflammation common in heart failure

Four in 10 patients hospitalized with heart failure have anemia. In such patients, several proinflammatory cytokines are independently associated with anemia, a recent study found. Investigators from The Netherlands and the United Kingdom conducted a multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial of…

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Community-led initiative for iron supplementation improves hemoglobin status of children and adolescent girls

A community-based program for the control of nutritional anemia in children aged 6 months to 35 months and rural unmarried adolescent girls aged 12 years to 19 years in rural India led to improved hemoglobin status, appetite, and knowledge of iron-rich foods. In addition to weekly iron supplementation, the community… 

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