Anemia

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America
  • a deficiency of red blood cells
  • a lack of vitality

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a deficiency of red blood cells ,
  • a lack of vitality ,
  • genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America

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Anemia Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Anemia (U.S. spelling) or anaemia means not having enough red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood.

Dimorphic anemia means two types of anemia at the same time. For example, macrocytic hypochromic, due to hookworm infestation leading to not enough of both iron and vitamin B12 or folic acid or following a blood transfusion.



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  • Blood, donor drive to benefit girl with sickle cell anemia
    If a simple swab of the inside of a cheek results in a match, someone locally can accomplish what two years on a national registry has failed to do — allow a young girl with sickle cell anemia to lead a normal life. Read more on this news related to 'Anemia'
  • Akebia says drug shows higher safety issues, shares plunge
    (Reuters) - Akebia Therapeutics Inc said there were serious side-effects among patients taking its experimental anemia drug, sending its shares down 66 percent and raising questions about the future of a potential blockbuster. The mid-stage study tested the oral drug, AKB-6548, in patients with anemia related to chronic kidney disease who were not on dialysis. &qu Read more on this news related to 'Anemia'
  • Akebia Announces Positive Top-Line Results from its Phase 2b Study of AKB-6548 in Non-Dialysis Patients with Anemia ...
    Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering innovative therapies to patients with kidney disease through the biology of hypoxia inducible factor , today announced positive top-line results from its Phase 2b placebo-controlled trial of AKB-6548 in non-dialysis patients with anemia related to chronic kidney disease . Read more on this news related to 'Anemia'

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