iron deficiency anaemia


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Noun1.iron deficiency anaemia - a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding
chlorosis, greensickness - iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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[1] Iron deficiency anaemia [IDA] is associated with weakness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating and reduced physical activity, which lead to impairment in quality of life and work productivity.
It also suggests that children with S-ECC appear to be at significantly greater odds of having low ferritin status and lower haemoglobin levels when compared with caries-free controls and appear to be at significantly greater odds for iron deficiency anaemia than cavity-free children.
[USA], Feb 19 (ANI): A new study now finds that female adolescent blood donors are more likely to have low iron stores and iron deficiency anaemia than adult female blood donors and nondonors, which could have significant negative consequences on their developing brains.
The prevalence of iron deficiency anaemia in female medical students in Tehran.
United Nations Children's Fund/United Nations University/ WHO: Iron deficiency anaemia. Assessment, prevention and control.
The campaign included a four-week schools' programme to teach teenage girls about iron deficiency anaemia.
In Switzerland, the drug has been approved for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in adults having inflammatory bowel disease.
Helicobacter pylori infection as a cause of iron deficiency anaemia of unknown origin.
Keywords: Anaemia, Iron deficiency anaemia, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes.
Symptoms may not necessarily appear until iron deficiency has progressed to iron deficiency anaemia. This is a state at which the body's iron stores are so low that it doesn't produce enough normal red blood cells to carry oxygen efficiently.
Key words: Iron deficiency anaemia, beta thalassaemia trait, complete blood count.