• defective
  • Type of anemia characterized by defective red blood cell production, the presence of mega-loblasts in the bone marrow, and deterioration of nerve tissue in the spinal cord. (dmoztools.net)
  • weak
  • Individuals who suffer with pernicious anaemia typically experience tiredness and feel weak, because there is insufficient oxygen travelling around the body. (medic8.com)
  • diet
  • The result is inadequate B12 absorption from food in the diet which leads to inadequate red blood cell production ( anemia ). (medicinenet.com)
  • memory loss
  • Pernicious anemia also can cause other problems, such as nerve damage, neurological problems (such as memory loss), and digestive tract problems. (nih.gov)
  • There are also links to memory loss and concentration problems when it comes to anemia, due to a lack of oxygen to the brain. (womenhealthzone.com)
  • medical
  • George Richards Minot (December 2, 1885 - February 25, 1950) was an American medical researcher who shared the 1934 Nobel Prize with George Hoyt Whipple and William P. Murphy for their pioneering work on pernicious anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1915, he secured a junior position on the medical staff of the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he started research on blood anemia. (wikipedia.org)