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Anemia is a decrease in normal number of red blood cells (RBCs) or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. However, it can include decreased oxygen-binding ability of each hemoglobin molecule due to deformity or lack in numerical development as in some other types of hemoglobin deficiency. The three main classes of anemia include excessive blood loss (acutely such as a hemorrhage or chronically through low-volume loss), excessive blood cell destruction (hemolysis) or deficient red blood cell production (ineffective hematopoiesis). Anemia is the most common disorder of the blood. There are several kinds of anemia, produced by a variety of underlying causes. Anemia can be classified in a variety of ways, based on the morphology of RBCs, underlying etiologic mechanisms, and discernible clinical spectra, to mention a few.
Many ulcerative colitis patients with anemia do not receive testing and treatment, study reports

Many ulcerative colitis patients with anemia do not receive testing and treatment, study reports

Novel ‘gene therapy in a box’ could effectively deliver modified blood stem cells

Novel ‘gene therapy in a box’ could effectively deliver modified blood stem cells

Network of proteins linked to cancer may play vital role in male fertility

Network of proteins linked to cancer may play vital role in male fertility

EKF Diagnostics’ novel diabetic biomarker test successfully externally verified

EKF Diagnostics’ novel diabetic biomarker test successfully externally verified

High folate intake may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy in older adults with common gene variant

High folate intake may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy in older adults with common gene variant

Genome engineering-based methods pave way for new treatment of patients with sickle cell disease

Genome engineering-based methods pave way for new treatment of patients with sickle cell disease

Study finds new therapeutic target to prevent progression of rare blood cancer

Study finds new therapeutic target to prevent progression of rare blood cancer

New study finds no evidence of benefit from genetic disposition of eczema

New study finds no evidence of benefit from genetic disposition of eczema

Rutgers researchers aim to set blood transfusion standards for heart attack patients

Rutgers researchers aim to set blood transfusion standards for heart attack patients

New mobile health app may help manage hydroxyurea treatments in sickle cell patients

New mobile health app may help manage hydroxyurea treatments in sickle cell patients

Study compares different strategies to prevent malaria among pregnant women in sub Saharan Africa

Study compares different strategies to prevent malaria among pregnant women in sub Saharan Africa

Alexion initiates new global Uncommon Strength campaign to raise awareness of rare diseases

Alexion initiates new global Uncommon Strength campaign to raise awareness of rare diseases

New HemaApp uses smartphone camera to screen for anemia

New HemaApp uses smartphone camera to screen for anemia

Research findings pave way to effective strategies for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

Research findings pave way to effective strategies for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

Penicillin allergy testing: an interview with Dr. Eric Macy

Penicillin allergy testing: an interview with Dr. Eric Macy

Increased parental longevity linked to lower risk of cardiovascular conditions in offspring

Increased parental longevity linked to lower risk of cardiovascular conditions in offspring

Scientists find new way to use CRISPR gene editing to help fix sickle cell disease

Scientists find new way to use CRISPR gene editing to help fix sickle cell disease

Scientists link malfunctioning molecular pathways to specific heart abnormalities in SCA

Scientists link malfunctioning molecular pathways to specific heart abnormalities in SCA

Researchers identify biophysical markers that may help improve treatments for sickle cell disease

Researchers identify biophysical markers that may help improve treatments for sickle cell disease

DRG International to display Hepcidin 25 (bioactive) HS ELISA Kit at 2016 AACC Expo

DRG International to display Hepcidin 25 (bioactive) HS ELISA Kit at 2016 AACC Expo