Home > Medical > Anaemia Could universal donor blood be possible with this method? 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? What is 'hidden hunger' and how can it cause anaemia? You might be lacking crucial nutrients, which could lead to anaemia. Learn more about the condition called 'hidden hunger'. Sickle cell disease: How much do you know about this 'silent killer'? The disease has potentially devastating consequences for those afflicted, and is a major silent killer of infants and children in the developing world. Latest in Anaemia Time to rethink ideas about exercise, sickle cell disease? When physical exercise is tailored to be light-to-moderate in intensity, the risk of problems for people with sickle cell disease is limited. Largest-ever study ties over 100 genes to autism Knowing the genes involved in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) will help researchers better understand the causes and possibly develop new drug therapies for children with severe impairments. Sickle cell disease: How much do you know about this 'silent killer'? The disease has potentially devastating consequences for those afflicted, and is a major silent killer of infants and children in the developing world. Test reveals nurses more likely to be anaemic than rest of population Two out of ten nurses may have iron deficiency anaemia, a test at a major UK nursing conference discovered. load more Your Anaemia Guide Anaemia is a disorder in which your blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells and can be symptomatic of an iron deficiency. Anemic signs include chronic fatigue, shortness of breath and dizziness. Some kinds of anaemia can be treated by increasing one's iron intake through supplementation whereas other types are more resistant to treatment. Find out more about the symptoms, causes and treatment of anaemia and fatigue here. What is anaemia? The different types of anaemia Symptoms of anaemia What causes anaemia? Risk factors for anaemia How is anaemia diagnosed? How is anaemia treated? How can anaemia be prevented?