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Intravenous ferric carboxymaltose was shown to improve compliance and reduce hospital stays, compared with oral iron. But bigger trials are needed. Medscape Medical News
Scientists from The University of Nottingham have found that the blood condition anemia can lead to a false diagnosis of diabetes.Read more about Anemia distorts regular method of diabetes diagnosis
Anemia can be caused by chronic diseases, chemotherapy, or radiation. Erythropoietin is commonly used to stimulate red blood cell production for anemia treatment, but it takes about a week to manifes...
(MedPage Today) -- Gene mutations identified to help select treatment for aplastic anemia patients
(NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) Scientists have identified a group of genetic mutations in patients with aplastic anemia, which likely will help doctors optimize treatment for this rare...
Genetic alterations found in patients with aplastic anemia may help estimate prognosis and guide treatment decisions. Medscape Medical News
The European Commission approved Novartis' Revolade, or eltrombopag, for the treatment of severe aplastic anemia patients who -More-
(Wiley) A new review presents a 'patient blood management' program to help clinicians make decisions relating to anemia and blood transfusion
Anemia is a common manifestation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can greatly affect patients' quality of life. We performed a prospective study of a large cohort of patients with IBD to deter...
Folic acid deficiency (FAD) may result in macrocytic anemia. This study assessed the hematinic deficiencies and anemia statuses in oral mucosal disease patients with FAD (defined as folic acid ≤ 6...
Anemia occurs in up to 25% of the US population. Normal hemoglobin levels vary by race, sex, and age. Classification of anemia by mean corpuscular volume guides the differential diagnosis and evaluati...
Anemia is the most frequent complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but anemia, mostly due to iron deficiency, has long been neglected in these patients.The aim was to briefly present the pa...
Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is a bleeding disorder associated with inherited defects of von Willebrand factor (VWF). Type 2 N VWD is characterized by impaired FVIII-binding capacity (VWF:FVIIIB). Pse...