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  • n. Plural form of anemia.


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  • This common procedure is performed to diagnose conditions affecting the blood or bone marrow, such as anemias and leukemia.


  • The broad advertising and use of injected medicines — Aranesp and Epogen, from Amgen; and Procrit, from Johnson & Johnson, to name two — to boost the energy of cancer patients by reducing their exhausting anemias have been fueled by perfectly legal payouts or rebates in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

    Devra Davis Responds to Your Cancer Questions - Freakonomics Blog -

  • For example, Caucasians whose families came from Northern Europe are more likely to have cystic fibrosis; African-Americans are more likely to have sickle-cell disease; people of Southeast Asian or Mediterranean background are more likely to have anemias known as thalassemias; and people of Ashkenazi Jewish, French-Canadian, or Cajun background are more likely than others to experience Tay-Sachs disease and several other conditions.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • Causes of a low MCV include lead poisoning, chronic kidney failure, hemoglobinopathy, and certain anemias.

    You Staying Young

  • OUSMAN: The symptoms that we a tribute to low testosterone can see in other medical instances (ph): anemias, heart disease, liver disease, lung disease.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2006

  • This could be distinguished from other anemias of SLE hemolytic anemia and anemia of chronic disease by testing for iron levels in the body.


  • Ferrous sulfate is useful in the treatment or prevention of most anemias.

    Chapter 31

  • We used to get some nutritional diseases, like anemias, and pellagra.

    Oral History Interview with Carroll Lupton, April 2, 1980. Interview H-0028. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Again, we find it effective in enhancing the rate of hemoglobin formation in the hypochromic anemias treated with iron.

    William P. Murphy - Nobel Lecture

  • Liver extract potent for pernicious anemia is of value in such other macrocytic anemias as arise in sprue

    George R. Minot - Nobel Lecture


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