Iron Deficiency News and Research

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A deficiency of iron can result from a number of different causes. Inadequate iron in the diet, impaired absorption of iron, and excessive bleeding are all examples of conditions that can lead to iron deficiency.
Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Multidisciplinary program in conflict zone improves childhood nutrition

Multidisciplinary program in conflict zone improves childhood nutrition

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Low blood iron levels increase risk of Dengue

Low blood iron levels increase risk of Dengue

Dengue fever is endemic in places where iron deficiency is more common

Dengue fever is endemic in places where iron deficiency is more common

Raising Awareness of Coeliac Disease with Coeliac UK

Raising Awareness of Coeliac Disease with Coeliac UK

New toolkit enhances early detection, treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy

New toolkit enhances early detection, treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy

Infusion treatments for low iron can deplete patients’ wallets

Infusion treatments for low iron can deplete patients’ wallets

Folic acid supplementation mitigates risk of neural tube defects linked to HIV drug

Folic acid supplementation mitigates risk of neural tube defects linked to HIV drug

Research project to investigate causes of persistent anemia among Peruvian children

Research project to investigate causes of persistent anemia among Peruvian children

Study uncovers impact of both low and high iron counts

Study uncovers impact of both low and high iron counts

Increasing iron intake does not improve the chances of conception

Increasing iron intake does not improve the chances of conception

Study finds high rates of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with restless legs syndrome

Study finds high rates of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with restless legs syndrome

Starving the fungus could help fight drug-resistant fungal infections

Starving the fungus could help fight drug-resistant fungal infections

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Study: Pathogenetic downregulation of adenosine linked to restless leg syndrome

Study: Pathogenetic downregulation of adenosine linked to restless leg syndrome

Experts react to Kellogg’s claims about removal of key vitamins, minerals from popular Mexican cereals

Experts react to Kellogg’s claims about removal of key vitamins, minerals from popular Mexican cereals

Female adolescent blood donors more likely to have iron deficiency and related anemia

Female adolescent blood donors more likely to have iron deficiency and related anemia

Researchers discover biomarker for most common type of heart failure

Researchers discover biomarker for most common type of heart failure

Research highlights lack of data on European children's nutrient intake levels

Research highlights lack of data on European children's nutrient intake levels