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Study shows SARS-CoV-2 may prevent formation of red blood cells, lead to anaemia and organ damage
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Study shows SARS-CoV-2 may prevent formation of red blood cells, lead to anaemia and organ damage

In a new study, a group of scientists at the Department of Fundamental Medicine of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) have found that COVID-19 associated red blood cells damage may be responsible for the multiple organ damage in coronavirus patients. As per their study, published in the journal Archiv EuroMedica , every virus targets specific types of cells in the body

World Heart Day 2020: Irregular periods, PCOS may have long term effect on women's heart health
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World Heart Day 2020: Irregular periods, PCOS may have long term effect on women's heart health

Women with irregular periods often don’t realise it to be a symptom and believe it to be normal, while the truth is that irregular and unpredictable periods are one of the major symptoms that help diagnose PCOS.

Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report
India

Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report

Lead has been found in food items like Chili powder, Garam Masala, etc and in a brand of instant noodles popular across India.

5 medical conditions that could be the reason you feel colder than most other people
Health

5 medical conditions that could be the reason you feel colder than most other people

Although feeling cold is a natural reaction of the body, feeling unusually cold could be a sign of an underlying medical condition.

Do you even need vitamin and mineral supplements?
Health

Do you even need vitamin and mineral supplements?

Should you, or shouldn’t you pop that vitamin pill, drink that vitamin water, and take the iron and calcium supplements? Read on for clarity.

Five reasons why you feel tired all day long
Health

Five reasons why you feel tired all day long

A survey conducted in 2017 suggests that 22% of the country’s population complains of tiredness all the time and it is not due to lack of sleep.

International Day of the Girl Child 2019: What's holding back India's girls
Health

International Day of the Girl Child 2019: What's holding back India's girls

Even at the most basic level, data suggest discrimination against girls. For example, Indian girls are more likely to be anaemic than boys.

Things everyone should know about anaemia
Health

Things everyone should know about anaemia

In India, 50% of anaemic school children and women of reproductive age and 80% of anaemic children aged 2-5 years have iron-deficiency anaemia.

In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration
India

In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration

Having faced subsequent droughts, residents of Kalyanpur village in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region have been working day and night to restore a local lake to end the water crisis in the area, a result of which has been increase in cases of malnutrition, anaemia, TB and silicosis and migration of youths

No pests in nature: Insects killed by pesticides have far more medicinal value than humans realise
India

No pests in nature: Insects killed by pesticides have far more medicinal value than humans realise

Many insects, used in alternative medicine, are now being tested for mainstream medical products

New smartphone app can help detect anaemia without the need of a blood test
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New smartphone app can help detect anaemia without the need of a blood test

The smartphone anaemia app is projected to be commercially available for public download in 2019.

Cutting down on rock salt and fluoride can help tackle anaemia, a new study finds
science

Cutting down on rock salt and fluoride can help tackle anaemia, a new study finds

Researchers have found that consuming excess fluoride is intricately linked with anaemia

Around 100 community radio stations to spread awareness about National Nutrition Mission in September
India

Around 100 community radio stations to spread awareness about National Nutrition Mission in September

'Poshan Abhiyan', also called National Nutrition Mission, aims to bring down stunting of children in the age group of 0-6 years from 38.4 percent to 25 percent by 2022.

Maternal deaths in India are caused mainly by poverty and economic disparity, not malnutrition
India

Maternal deaths in India are caused mainly by poverty and economic disparity, not malnutrition

Anaemia and malnutrition are responsible for maternal deaths in India but they are not the leading causes; poverty and economic disparity are.

More than half the women in India are anaemic, says study
Life

More than half the women in India are anaemic, says study

More than half the women in India are anaemic, according to a study done to analyse women who had gone through peventive health check-ups across the nation.

50% of children below age of five undernourished in Haryana
India

50% of children below age of five undernourished in Haryana

Malnutrition is widespread among children in Haryana with nearly 50 per cent below the age of five being undernourished, a health official said today.