Anemia

Turkish doctor invents app to detect anemia in 2 seconds

Turkish doctor invents app to detect anemia in 2 seconds

Director of Emergency and Disaster Medicine at Brown University, Dr. Selim Suner has developed a medical app that can measure anemia intraocularly in just two seconds without taking a blood sample from the patient. Using Suner’s artificial intelligence-based eMoglobin app, a patient’s level of anemia can be instantly measured using a square photograph taken with …

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Fetal hemoglobin increases safely with increased hydroxyurea in infants with sickle cell anemia

Meghna Dua, MD, Department of Global Pediatric Medicine, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, presented data from her team’s findings regarding hydroxyurea dosing in very young children with sickle cell disease (SCA) during the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition. With little published research on infants’ tolerance to hydroxyurea dose escalation, Dua and …

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Anemia and depression: what is the link?

Anemia and depression: what is the link?

Anemia and depression are two health conditions that may have certain associations. Research suggests that people with anemia may develop symptoms of depression, such as low mood, low self-esteem, and loss of interest in daily activities. For example, a Cross-sectional study 2018 found an association between anemia and depressive symptoms. Symptoms of anemia can also …

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Anemia in Rural Louisiana Health Care for Minorities, the Poor, and the Elderly - Louisiana Illuminator

Anemia in Rural Louisiana Health Care for Minorities, the Poor, and the Elderly – Louisiana Illuminator

Karen Wyble kept a promise she made to the mother of a young sickle cell patient when she testified Thursday before a legislative committee. The woman’s daughter had refused to go to a hospital emergency department for her severe pain due to the treatment she had previously received. “Mom, please just let me die at …

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