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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.
Protein secreted by the dog hookworm may advance vaccine development in humans

Protein secreted by the dog hookworm may advance vaccine development in humans

Unique blood test detects iron deficiency in infants earlier

Unique blood test detects iron deficiency in infants earlier

Low hemoglobin levels are a predictor of increased risk of death among heart failure patients

Low hemoglobin levels are a predictor of increased risk of death among heart failure patients

Researchers benchmark the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency, anemia, iodine-deficiency disorders and underweight children as measures of malnutrition in developing regions

Researchers benchmark the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency, anemia, iodine-deficiency disorders and underweight children as measures of malnutrition in developing regions

Iron deficiency can mean women are less in tune with their babies

Iron deficiency can mean women are less in tune with their babies

Process behind cellular export of iron may help to explain human hemochromatosis

Process behind cellular export of iron may help to explain human hemochromatosis

Clinical trials to test the safety of a first-of-its-kind human hookworm vaccine

Clinical trials to test the safety of a first-of-its-kind human hookworm vaccine

Restless legs syndrome is underdiagnosed in kids

Restless legs syndrome is underdiagnosed in kids

Medicines used to treat parasitic infections have much wider benefits than was previously thought

Medicines used to treat parasitic infections have much wider benefits than was previously thought

Evidence links cellular iron deficiency to restless legs syndrome

Evidence links cellular iron deficiency to restless legs syndrome

Dietary iron imbalances increase the odds of developing Parkinson's disease

Dietary iron imbalances increase the odds of developing Parkinson's disease

Unrecognized iron deficiency can impair immunity in older women

Unrecognized iron deficiency can impair immunity in older women

Preschoolers' still getting too much added sugar and juice and not enough fruits and vegetables

Preschoolers' still getting too much added sugar and juice and not enough fruits and vegetables

$1.6 million ecological stoichiometry grant to study how certain nutrients affect the development of disease in humans and animals

$1.6 million ecological stoichiometry grant to study how certain nutrients affect the development of disease in humans and animals

Teens who suffered iron deficiency as infants are likely to score lower on cognitive and motor tests

Teens who suffered iron deficiency as infants are likely to score lower on cognitive and motor tests

Iron may significantly improve women's attention, short-term and long-term memory

Iron may significantly improve women's attention, short-term and long-term memory