Gerontology & Geriatrics

Older people with anemia and weak muscles face higher risk of dying

A study by researchers at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) in Brazil and University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom shows that a combination of anemia and weak muscles in older people heightens the ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Anemia during pregnancy increased among WIC participants

The prevalence of anemia during pregnancy, identified using the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Participant and Program Characteristics (PC) data, increased from 2008 to 2018, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Large study shows regular millet consumption can combat anemia

A new study has shown that regular consumption of millets can improve hemoglobin and serum ferritin levels to reduce iron deficiency anemia, which is rising globally. The recently published research, a meta-analysis of 22 ...

Health

Changing diets mean more Americans are anemic now

(HealthDay)—Growing numbers of Americans aren't getting enough iron in their diets most likely due to changes in farming practices and a shift away from red meat, researchers report.

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