Anemia in the News

Iron Supplements May Help Blood Donors Recover More Quickly

02/10/2015 - Finding could allow people to donate again sooner to help keep blood supply adequate, expert says

Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Anemia

09/16/2014 - Low-iron diet may be to blame

New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease

09/10/2014 - Recommendations emphasize use of drug hydroxyurea and transfusion treatments

Anemia Treatments Don't Boost Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Finds

07/01/2014 - Medication to boost red blood cells, more blood transfusions made no difference in outcomes

Health Tip: Need Extra Iron?

01/30/2014 - Determine if you're at risk of a deficiency

Low Vitamin D Tied to Anemia Risk in Kids

10/22/2013 - Large study also found racial differences in anemia, vitamin levels

Anemia Might Raise Dementia Risk, Study Suggests

07/31/2013 - Screening elderly for the blood condition makes sense, researcher says

Iron Supplements May Prevent Anemia During Pregnancy

06/21/2013 - The benefits also include improved birth weights, analysis shows

Transfusions With Heart Surgery Might Raise Infection Risk

05/30/2013 - Delicate balance exists between treating anemia, avoiding side effects from infusion of red blood cells, study says

Health Tip: Slumping Iron?

04/03/2013 - Learn the warning signs of iron deficiency anemia

Loss of Key Blood Cell Gene Tied to Anemia, Animal Research Suggests

11/07/2012 - Seniors, women of childbearing age and kids at greatest risk for the blood disorder, researchers say

Severe Anemia Linked to Higher Death Risk After Heart Surgery

10/04/2012 - Condition should be treated before elective procedures if possible, researcher says

Early Humans Commonly Consumed Meat, Researchers Say

10/03/2012 - Lesions on skull fragment indicate that meat was regular part of diet more than a million years ago

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Anemia?

09/05/2012 - Make sure your diet includes iron, vitamins and minerals

No Health Risk When Jehovah's Witnesses Refuse Blood: Study

07/02/2012 - Heart-surgery survival similar between 'Witnesses' and transfused patients

Researchers Rejuvenate Blood-Forming Stem Cells in Mice

05/03/2012 - Scientists hope to apply findings to human aging in future

Infection Might Raise Blood Clot Risk for Older Adults: Study

04/05/2012 - These clots often start in the legs but can also affect the heart, lung or brain, researchers say

Omontys Approved for Anemic People With Kidney Disease

03/27/2012 - Drug designed to stimulate production of red blood cells

Tighter Recommendations Issued for Blood Cell Transfusions

03/27/2012 - Study found patients do just as well with lower thresholds for red blood cells

Anemia May Boost Death Risk After Stroke

02/02/2012 - Study of men finds the blood disorder affects survival rates up to a year later

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