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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
Volunteer blood donors give about 500 mL of whole blood, approximately 10% of their total blood volume. After removal of plasma during processing, each mL of packed red blood cells contains 1 mg of ir...
To the Editor In a randomized clinical trial comparing the efficacy of different iron drops containing the same amounts of essential iron for infants and young children (aged 9-48 months) with nutriti...
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...
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...
In preoperative blood management of colorectal cancer patients, intravenous iron therapy is increasingly used to treat anaemia and prevent red blood cell transfusions. However, while iron deficiency i...
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...
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...
Iron deficiency is a common nutritional deficiency amongst women of childbearing age. Peri-partum iron deficiency anaemia is associated with significant maternal, foetal and infant morbidity. Current ...