The prevalence of anemia
varies little by other background characteristics.
The racial difference in vitamin D levels and anemia
suggests that current therapeutic targets for preventing or treating these conditions may warrant a further look, the researchers said.
If blood tests show someone has anemia
, working with one's doctors to figure out the cause is important," Sico said.
Causes of anemia
in HF patients include nutritional deficiencies (malabsorption, impaired metabolism), acute blood loss (gastrointestinal bleeding), decrease in erythropoietin production and response to erythropoietin due to the intrinsic renal disease, hemodilution because of volume expansion, relative iron deficiency, chronic disease anemia
Incidence of anemia
in older people: an epidemiologic study in a well-defined population.
When the vitamin is deficient, sickle cell anemia
may also show a response to vitamin supplements.
information at baseline was available for about 94% of patients, including 10,839 without anemia
and 2,200 with anemia
As noted, since hemoglobin lives in red blood cells, another major cause of anemia
is a lack of red blood cells.
Sales of the company's early anemia
drug, Epogen, slid 5 percent.
Currently, the company is carrying out phase I trials for renal anemia
associated with chronic renal failure in Japan.
Darbepoetin alfa: impact on treatment for chemotherapy-induced anemia
and considerations in special populations.
appears to significantly increase the likelihood that older people will experience a physical decline that erodes their ability to live independently.
GI blood loss or iron deficiency anemia
in runners is multifactorial.
The National Anemia
Action Council has launched a Web site, www.
People suffering from chronic kidney disease, heart disease and diabetes often are unknowingly hit by a second, hidden disease: anemia