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Although iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency worldwide, the benefits of screening for iron deficiency have not been well studied. Medscape Medical News
Iron deficiency is very common worldwide, and has detrimental effects in individuals with cardiovascular disease. Correction of iron deficiency via intravenous iron supplementation results in symptoma...
A new study has shown that pearl millet bred to be richer in iron was able to reverse iron deficiency in school-aged children in India in six months. Lack of iron can impair cognitive development and ...
Anemia affects more than 1.6 billion people worldwide, and iron deficiency is the leading cause of the condition. Pearl millet bred with 2 to 4 times more iron than conventional varieties could offer ...
Iron deficiency is more common in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than in those without the lung condition, finds new research.
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has found that current evidence is insufficient for weighing the benefits and harms of iron deficiency screening and routine iron supplem...
The new USPSTF draft recommendations for screening and treating iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women and young children mirror the group's earlier recommendations. Medscape Medical News
The evidence to support routine screening of asymptomatic pregnant women and children for iron deficiency anemia is inadequate, the US Preventive Services Task Force has found.The task force is an... ...
Iron-deficiency anemia is the most common form of anemia in the world. This article reviews the global nature of the disease, iron homeostasis in normal and iron-deficient states, clinical findings, t...
Iron deficiency anemia is extremely common, particularly in the developing world, reaching a state of global epidemic. Iron deficiency during pregnancy is one of the leading causes of anemia in infant...
chronic inflammation induced by obesity alters iron homeostasis leading to mild /moderate iron deficiency and anaemia. Between 14% and 43% of patients may suffer from iron deficiency without anaemia b...
Obese children are at the risk of micronutrient deficiency especially iron deficiency. Given the importance of iron deficiency in this age group and considering the existing discrepancies, present stu...
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of different oral iron preparations in children with iron deficiency anemia (IDA).