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- Anemia : A condition characterized by insufficient circulating and effective hemoglobin in blood to support normal physiology.
- Asthma : Disease process that is characterised by paradoxical narrowing of the bronchi, making breathing difficult.
- Bangladesh : Country in southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India.
- British English : Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United Kingdom; widely used around the world, especially in current and former countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Cambodia : A country of Southeast Asia, on the Gulf of Thailand, sharing borders with Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos
- Digital object identifier : Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals.
- Folic acid : Nutrient required for a normal pregnancy.
- Heart failure : Defective cardiac filling and/or impaired contraction and emptying, resulting in the heart's inability to pump a sufficient amount of blood to meet the needs of the body tissues or to be able to do so only with an elevated filling pressure.
- Hematopoietic stem cell transplant : Transplantation of blood stem cells derived from the bone marrow or blood, most often performed for people with diseases of the blood and cancer.
- Hemoglobin : Iron-containing allosteric protein in erythrocytes of vertebrates, consisting of about 6 percent heme and 94 percent globin; also the clinical measurement of hemoglobin per volume of whole blood, varying with age and sex
- Iron deficiency anemia : Anaemia resulting from a deficiency of iron, characterized by hypochromic microcytic erythrocytes and a normoblastic reaction of the bone marrow.
- Kenya : A country of 38 million in East Africa.
- Malaria : A tropical infectious disease, caused by protozoa carried by mosquitoes, which is the world's worst insect vector-borne disease
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man : Curated database that catalogues all the known diseases with a genetic component, and links them to the relevant genes in the human genome.
- Pete Sampras : (1971- ) American professional tennis player
- Red blood cells : Also called erythrocytes; a type of disc-shaped blood cell that contain hemoglobin, and the body's principal means of delivering oxygen to the body's cells via the blood, and the removal of carbon dioxide wastes that result from metabolism.
- Sephardi Jews : Add brief definition or description
- Thailand : Southeast Asian country (capital Bangkok), with a constitutional monarchy, often democratic government, and a relatively strong economy; population about 67 million.