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Deficiency

A shortage or insufficiency. The amount by which federal Income Tax due exceeds the amount reported by the taxpayer on his or her return; also, the amount owed by a taxpayer who has not filed a return. The outstanding balance of a debt secured by a mortgage after the mortgaged property has been sold to satisfy the obligation at a price less than the debt.

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Treatment for iron deficiency anemia varies based on the severity of the condition.
Feraccru is already approved in both the European Union and Switzerland for the treatment of iron deficiency in adults and commercialisation activities in these territories are progressing well via Shield's licensing partners.
Another study demonstrated that 126/463 (27%) BTT individuals had iron deficiency whereas 12/463 (2.6%) had elevated levels of serum ferritin13 A study on British Asian population found that BTT mutation coexisted with mutations in genes responsible for haemochromatosis (HFE) (HJV, HAMP, SLC40A1, HLA-A3)14, 15.
After getting clearance from the Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC), Prospective cohort study was conducted among the newly diagnosed cases of iron deficiency anaemia (diagnosis was based on reduced Haemoglobin [Adult male: < 13 g/dL; Adult female: <12 g/dL], raised RDW and peripheral smear findings of microcytic hypochromic RBCs) reporting in a Tertiary Health Care Centre in Perambalur district.
Malnutrition because of early childhood caries and issue in mastication and eating: This status result in iron deficiency and its related anemia.
The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia was 9.5 per cent among adolescent donors and 7.9 per cent among adult donors--both low numbers, but still significantly higher than that of nondonors in both age groups, which was 6.1 per cent.
Anaemia, one of the most common disorders, affecting the children of the developing world, is mostly caused by iron deficiency. It has been estimated by World Health Organization that anaemia, mainly caused by iron deficiency, affects about 500 million and two billion people worldwide1,2.
As a brand, we have the power to start a movement to effect this change, through our millions of consumers in Kenya," she added.Among the vulnerable segments of the population, the report shows that iron deficiency is the highest contributor to the high anaemia rates, meaning that the poorest Kenyans are not taking up the required amounts of iron in their diet.
The limitation of this study is that we just analyzed complete blood count (CBC) data of the study population and did not perform tests to confirm iron deficiency and to exclude beta thalassemia trait and the cases that have coexistence of IDA and beta thalassemia trait causing microcytic hypochromic blood picture.
Worldwide the most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency, although other conditions, such as vitamin B12 and folate deficiency, parasitic infections, chronic inflammation and inherited disorders can all cause it.2
Iron deficiency was related to an adjusted 12 per cent higher mean on internalizing problem scores like anxiety and depression.
Iron deficiency can affect both men and women, but the risk for women of childbearing age can be higher due to heavy menstrual periods.