nutritional anaemia

nutritional anaemia

Anaemia resulting from nutritional deficiency, especially of protein and iron.
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So, nutritional anaemia especially iron deficiency anaemia should be considered as a public health problem in these age groups.
A report of the International Nutritional anaemia Consultative Group (INACG).
This is similar to what has been reported in other studies, [17, 27] and has been suggested to be a result of: malaria infection with poor immunity to malaria in this age group; nutritional anaemia due to poor complementary feeding practices; [7, 28] increase in body demand due to rapid growth; and increased activity due to achieved motor milestones.
Nutritional Anaemia is of more concern in the developing countries having high prevalence rate due to dietary iron deficiency.
Though bone marrow aspirate alone is usually sufficient in diagnosing nutritional anaemia most of the haematological malignancies and immune thrombocytopenia, we found bone marrow biopsy very useful in diagnosing Granulomatous inflammation, lymphomatous infiltrations, Myelofibrosis and Aplastic Anaemia.
However, lack of knowledge of nutrition, local foods, and other social, and structural barriers particularly poverty, gender inequalities, lead to the persistence of nutritional anaemia in India.
Iron-deficiency anaemia is the most common type of nutritional anaemia which results from long-term negative iron balance and is responsible for approximately 50% of all anaemia (7-8).
This is not unexpected as nutritional anaemia and anaemia of chronic disease increase in prevalence with the increasing co-morbidities associated with increasing age.
Nutritional anaemia can result from a diet deficient in folate, protein, copper, cobalt, zinc, vitamins A, E, B2, B6, B12 and ascorbic acid [8, 9].
Until women are empowered to claim a fair share of food and household resources, efforts to prevent nutritional anaemia will be inadequate, and anaemia will remain a gendered phenomenon and threat to women's health and lives.
Kapur D, Agarwal KN, Agarwal DK: Nutritional anaemia and its control.

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