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In this article, learn about anemia and what causes iron deficiency. What are risk factors for developing iron deficiency anemia and how is it diagnosed?
Iron deficiency is common in heart failure patients, but supplementation needs to be addressed differently than in healthy patients. What are the options? American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
In a study published by JAMA, Jacquelyn M. Powers, M.D., M.S., of the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and colleagues compared two medications, ferrous sulfate and iron polysaccharide complex, for...
Feeling a bit tired and worn out? Vague symptoms like these are common in iron deficiency and anaemia. But before you reach for the iron supplements or chow down on steak, these symptoms are common in...
DelveInsight's Iron Deficiency Anemia Epidemiology Forecast, 2025 provides an overview of the epidemiology trends of Iron Deficiency Anemia in seven major markets US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK...
Physicians should consider blood testing of female adolescents for iron deficiency within a few years of starting menses, according to two studies by Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
What you need to know•Iron overload typically results in a high ferritin and transferrin saturation•Iron deficiency is best assessed using serum ferritin, which is low in the absence of...
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel pathway that regulates cellular iron, which could lead to new therapies for patients with either an overload or deficiency of iron.
Screening for iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in all pregnant women is recommended. IDA is a prevalent cause of nutritional deficiency anemia, and oral iron is the first line of treatment. Other treatmen...
Iron deficiency is associated with stunting and poor performance in children. Oral iron supplementation is widely promoted to correct iron deficiency. However, excess iron may be toxic to beneficial l...
In an iron deficient child, oral iron repeatedly failed to improve the condition. Whole exome sequencing identified one previously reported plus two novel mutation in the TMPRSS6 gene, with no mutatio...
Functional status is one of the main concerns in the management of heart failure (HF). Recently, the FAIR-HF and CONFIRM-HF trials showed that correcting anaemia using intravenous iron supplementation...
Anemia and iron deficiency during pregnancy are a worldwide concern and are more frequent among women of reproductive age, pregnant women, and young children. The aim of this study was to assess the ...