Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 01:03 AM IST
According to the study conducted from January 2015 to December 2016, around 18% of the males had mild anaemia, 5% moderate anaemia, and 0.5% severe anaemia, which leads to decreased productivity by causing fatigue, difficulty in concentrating, and lethargy.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2019 08:51 AM IST
Against this backdrop, the state government on Tuesday launched the Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) programme, a Central scheme for school going adolescent girls and boys and for out of school adolescent girls.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 06:15 AM IST
Initiatives started to educate students and parents; eliminate junk food from children’s diet
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 04:25 AM IST
The panel, constituted on the direction of the additional municipal corporator, is expected to submit its report within seven days.
Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 04:51 PM IST
The findings of a recent study showed that iron deficiency, anaemia and low plasma vitamin B12 levels in boys at around age 8 were associated with 10 per cent higher mean scores on externalising behaviours such as aggression and breaking of rules.
Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 03:15 PM IST
Researchers found that extra iron interferes with ferroportin, a protein that prevents a toxic build-up of iron in red blood cells and helps protect cells against malaria infection.
Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2018 11:26 AM IST
Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy, compared to those without the condition, according to a study.