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Ramadan's sweet snack: Dates and their health benefits



Date palms are the first things that come to mind in Ramadan time. The date, which has been associated with the iftar tables, is in fact a fruit that should be consumed throughout the year and not because of its delicious taste: Dates are rich in fiber, potassium, iron, folic acid and calcium along with numerous vitamins and minerals which help physical health a lot. 386 kata lagi



-Bonita Sharma

We are the Social Changemakers and Innovators (SOCHAI) and just like Dean Kamen, we also believe that, “every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a simple idea can turn into an impactful innovation.” 616 kata lagi

S.L.E.E.P.S. 7-Day Challenge | Day 2

Today is Day 2 of the 7-Day S.L.E.E.P.S. challenge! Like the acronym suggests, I am actually feeling exhausted today. My iron deficiency anemia has caught up with me yet again and I crashed on the couch this afternoon. 795 kata lagi

Health & Wellness

Should I order a blood transfusion based on the hemoglobin (Hgb) or the hematocrit (Hct)?

Despite the frequent interchangeability of Hgb (g/dL) and Hct (%) by a ratio of ~1:3, directly-measured blood Hgb levels may be preferred for assessing the need for blood transfusion for at least 3 reasons: 420 kata lagi

Epoetin Biosimilar Approved for Treatment of Anemia | FDA

The US FDA has approved the first epoetin alfa biosimilar drug, Retacrit, (epoetin alfa – epbx) for the treatment of anemia.

Key Points

  • First biosimilar drug approved for epoetin alfa (Epogen/Procrit), a recombinant human erythropoetin…
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