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The space travel damages the red blood cells in human body. Such condition where the RBC count in the body reduces due to space travel is referred to as Space anemia. In simple terms, lower RBC count in space is called space anemia. What is space anemia? The red blood cells are rich in iron. ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On June 29, 2020, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that his government is to set up a plasma bank in Delhi to fight COVID-19. The bank is first of its kind in the country. Highlights The bank will collect blood samples from those who had recovered from COVID-19. Blood plasma will be segregated ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
According to a recent study aimed at determining the prevalence of anaemia among men in India, it has found that 23.5% of men had anaemia, ranging from mild to moderate to severe degrees. The study published in Lancet Global Health recently. Among the states,the highest prevalence of anaemia among men was in Bihar while the ..
The World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD) is observed every year on 19th of June to raise public awareness about the sickle cell disease and its treatment methods. Sickle cell disease is an inherited form of anaemia in which red blood cells are not able to carry adequate oxygen throughout the body. Government has organised several ..
The World Thalasseamia Day (WTD) is observed every year on May 8 to raise awareness about this ailment among people all over the world. The day is also dedicated to commemorate thalassemia patients as well as encourage those who struggle to live with the genetic disorder of the blood. The 2019 theme is “Universal access ..
The World Thalassaemia Day (WTD) is observed every year on May 8 to raise awareness about this deadly disease and the importance of blood donation. Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder in the blood in which the body produces abnormally low Red Blood Cells (RBCs) which are the protein carriers. The disease causes a number ..