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Findings raise questions about whether iron supplements should be routinely recommended for pregnant women. Expert says results are interesting, but iron is more likely a contributor than a cause....
Children with Tourette's syndrome have more severe tics if they are iron deficient, a preliminary study shows. Iron supplementation reduces tic severity whether patients are iron deficient or not. M...
"If iron can't get into the body, you cannot expect it to work," an expert remarked about the lack of benefit with oral iron. Heartwire from Medscape
Iron deficiency is, in fact, one of the most common nutritional disorders. It affects between three and five billion people, which is between half and two-thirds of the world population (about seven b...
-- Iron deficiency is a common cause of anemia, the lack of a protein called hemoglobin that's needed to carry oxygen-rich blood throughout your body. If your doctor prescribes an iron supplement, the...
A microbe that ‘eats’ both methane and iron: microbiologists have long suspected its existence, but were not able to find it - until now. Researchers at Radboud University and the Max Planck Inst...
FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 -- Tens of thousands of new mothers eat their placenta, hoping to prevent or reverse iron deficiency after they give birth, a practice called placentophagy. But a new study says ...
What happens when red blood cells become damaged or reach the end of their normal life span, and how is the iron required for carrying oxygen recycled? A new study led by Massachusetts General Hospita...
Iron therapy induces inflammation, which could decrease iron absorption. Increased exposure of iron in the gut could also alter microbiome file. Providing antioxidants such as vitamin E with iron ther...
Understanding the effect of blood donation and iron supplementation on iron balance will inform strategies to manage donor iron status.
Iron deficiency (ID) is common in toddlers in developing countries. Iron fortified or meat-based complementary foods may be effective to prevent ID.
The use of 1,3-dicyclohexylimidazol-2-ylidene (ICy) as ligand has enabled the preparation of the high-spin tetrahedral iron(I)- and iron(0)-N2 complexes, namely [(ICy)3Fe(N2)][BPh4] (1) and [(ICy)3Fe(...
The hepatic iron-regulatory hormone hepcidin and its receptor, the cellular iron exporter ferroportin, constitute a feedback-regulated mechanism that maintains adequate plasma concentrations of iron-t...