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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.
Insecticides and chemicals used to combat Zika linked to reduced motor function in infants

Insecticides and chemicals used to combat Zika linked to reduced motor function in infants

Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men

Studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in older men

Cocaine addiction may disrupt iron regulation in the brain, study finds

Cocaine addiction may disrupt iron regulation in the brain, study finds

Detrimental impact of iron deficiency made aware by Vifor Pharma at a series of events

Detrimental impact of iron deficiency made aware by Vifor Pharma at a series of events

Student's fitness level and iron status linked to grade point averages

Student's fitness level and iron status linked to grade point averages

Delayed cord clamping prevents anaemia in infants up to six months of age

Delayed cord clamping prevents anaemia in infants up to six months of age

Anemia protects children against blood-stage malaria in Africa, UNC study finds

Anemia protects children against blood-stage malaria in Africa, UNC study finds

Scientists examine association between hearing loss and iron deficiency anemia

Scientists examine association between hearing loss and iron deficiency anemia

Study highlights lack of nutritional standards for premixed infant cereals in lower-income countries

Study highlights lack of nutritional standards for premixed infant cereals in lower-income countries

HealthTrender Anemia launched in India by HemoCue®

HealthTrender Anemia launched in India by HemoCue®

Iron deficiency: an interview with Dr Thierry Teil

Iron deficiency: an interview with Dr Thierry Teil

Mildly elevated body iron contributes to prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes

Mildly elevated body iron contributes to prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes

2nd Global Iron Deficiency Day: Vifor Pharma supports global activities to raise awareness of iron deficiency

2nd Global Iron Deficiency Day: Vifor Pharma supports global activities to raise awareness of iron deficiency

Encapsulated placenta may not be good source of dietary iron for postpartum mothers, study finds

Encapsulated placenta may not be good source of dietary iron for postpartum mothers, study finds

Iron fortification can reduce blood lead levels, study shows

Iron fortification can reduce blood lead levels, study shows

Many ulcerative colitis patients with anemia do not receive testing and treatment, study reports

Many ulcerative colitis patients with anemia do not receive testing and treatment, study reports

Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health

Four CGIAR researchers win World Food Prize for improving nutrition and health

Leading experts in iron deficiency to participate in 3rd European Iron Academy meeting

Leading experts in iron deficiency to participate in 3rd European Iron Academy meeting

Arab uprising linked to detrimental effects on health and life expectancy in several countries

Arab uprising linked to detrimental effects on health and life expectancy in several countries