red blood cells

10 Signs of Anemia (Mild to Severe)

Red blood cells contain a protein known as hemoglobin, whose primary function is to carry oxygen. Oxygen bound to hemoglobin is delivered to all the tissues in the body. This oxygen is central to the execution [Read More ...]

Sickle Cell Anemia

About Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle cell anemia is a type of anemia that is inherited and characterized by the production of abnormal red blood cells (RBCs) with impaired oxygen-carrying capacity. In normal [Read More ...]

Neonatal Jaundice

Definition Neonatal jaundice is a medical condition characterized by yellowish discoloration of the skin and eyes. It occurs due to a raised bilirubin level in the blood above 5 mg/dl. About half of all [Read More ...]

Iron Deficiency Anemia

Definition Iron deficiency anemia is one of the common causes of anemia characterized by low level of red blood cells due to iron deficiency. Iron is the principal component of hemoglobin which in turn is the [Read More ...]