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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...
Anaemia is often the result of an iron deficiency. In such cases the patients, who are typically female, will be prescribed iron supplements to be taken daily. In cases of severe deficiency, the dosag...
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.
Dr Jeffrey Berns urges caution when using intravenous iron to treat iron deficiency anemia in CKD patients who are not on dialysis. Medscape Nephrology
(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...
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...
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...
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of different oral iron preparations in children with iron deficiency anemia (IDA).
Anaemia resulting from iron deficiency is one of the commonest diseases affecting humankind. Although its diagnosis and management may be straightforward, iron deficiency is underdiagnosed in nations ...
Anemia in pregnancy affects 25% of all pregnancies in Europe with iron deficiency affecting even more. Despite supplementation iron deficiency persists. This review will assess the effect on serum fer...