Trio awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for groundbreaking research on cells and oxygen

2019-10-07 16:16

Three researchers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for discoveries on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability, which is a groundbreaking improvement for fighting illnesses, like cancer and anaemia.

Test reveals nurses more likely to be anaemic than rest of population

2019-06-25 05:18

Two out of ten nurses may have iron deficiency anaemia, a test at a major UK nursing conference discovered.

What is 'hidden hunger' and how can it cause anaemia?

2019-06-20 10:57

You might be lacking crucial nutrients, which could lead to anaemia. Learn more about the condition called 'hidden hunger'.

'My teen no longer wants to eat meat' - How to incorporate a plant-based diet without risking anaemia

2019-06-09 07:00

Whether your teenager wants to start following a vegetarian or vegan diet for ethical or health reasons, it’s important to include key nutrients to prevent potential iron-deficiency anaemia.

Getting enough sleep but still feeling tired? You could be running low on iron

2019-05-19 07:00

If you're feeling tired or have iron-deficiency risk factors like being overweight or a vegetarian, ask your doctor about getting tested.

Anaemia and food: what you should know

2019-04-27 07:00

Food is an important factor when it comes to correcting iron-deficiency anaemia. Here is a comprehensive guide.

Anaemia and HIV - what you should know

2019-03-13 07:13

Although not as severe a risk as it used to be, anaemia associated with HIV should be treated as a matter of urgency.

Your FAQs about anaemia answered

2019-02-25 11:28

These are the most common questions people ask about anaemia.

Consuming more of this leafy-green vegetable can combat fatigue

2019-01-30 18:00

Incorporating kale and other leafy green vegetables into your diet can help with low iron levels.


Here's everything you need to know about blood types

2019-08-26 16:30

We take a look at everything you need to know about the different blood groups.

Sickle cell disease: How much do you know about this 'silent killer'?

2019-06-20 19:00

The disease has potentially devastating consequences for those afflicted, and is a major silent killer of infants and children in the developing world.

Could universal donor blood be possible with this method?

2019-06-14 10:43

Whether for an emergency, an operation or a transfusion for someone with anaemia, people need blood. Unfortunately, their blood type needs to match that of the donor – but could a new procedure solve the problem?

Could smoking lead to this blood disorder?

2019-06-01 10:00

Smoking can increase the risk of many conditions, but did you know that it also has an effect on your blood? Here is how smoking can increase your risk of anaemia.

You need this important nutrient to prevent anaemia

2019-05-24 05:23

Do you know why we need folic acid – and that not having enough of it can increase our risk of anaemia?

Your iron deficiency, or mild anaemia, could have a surprising benefit

2019-05-10 10:05

We’ve only ever heard of the dark side of iron deficiency and the severe health problems it can cause if left untreated. But could this condition have any positive effects?

What happens to your body when you leave iron-deficiency anaemia untreated?

2019-04-16 07:11

Iron-deficiency anaemia is common, but often goes undiagnosed. Here’s what happens if you ignore it.

Adolescent females at higher risk of anaemia after blood donation

2019-02-26 07:55

Blood donation is a safe procedure, but adolescent females should monitor their iron levels more closely than other donors, researchers found.

Vitamin B12 and anaemia – what you should know

2019-02-03 07:00

It’s not only a lack of iron that can cause anaemia. Here’s what you should know about vitamin B12 deficiency and how it’s linked to anaemia.

4 signs that a runner isn't getting enough iron

2019-01-30 13:48

Running long distances can deplete your iron levels, and iron deficiency is the most common cause of anaemia. Are you getting enough iron?

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