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Iron Deficiency in Childhood and Adolescents Iron Deficiency in Childhood and Adolescents

In younger people the lack of adequate iron intake during childhood can have negative effects on growth both in terms of physical and cognitive development. Situations of iron deficiency can be recovered by eating iron-rich foods and, where this is not possible or insufficient, supplementing the normal diet with the intake of specific iron-based food supplements.

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   Rare Cells Capable of Transforming into Leukemia may Provide new Insight into Leukemic LandscapeRare Cells Capable of Transforming into Leukemia may Provide new Insight into Leukemic Landscape
 
In our latest interview, News Medical speaks to Adam G. Schrum, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology and Surgery at the University of Missouri, about how dysfunction in an unusual type of thymocyte cell may develop into leukemia in some patients.
 
   Applications of Flow Cytometry in HematologyApplications of Flow Cytometry in Hematology
 
Flow cytometry is a technique used in Hematology (the study of blood) to sort cells in accordance with their size and complexity.
 
 Men with hematopoietic mosaic loss of Y chromosome have worse prognosis for heart failure
 
Men with hematopoietic mosaic loss of Y chromosome have worse prognosis for heart failureresearch group led by Dr. Soichi Sano, a specially appointed lecturer in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka Metropolitan University, revealed that men with hematopoietic mosaic loss of Y chromosome (mLOY) — meaning men with an increase, in the blood, of cells that have lost the male sex chromosome — have a worse prognosis for heart failure due to fibrosis progression in the heart.
 
 
 Study reveals a specific metabolic adaptation in some patients with acute myeloid leukemia
 
Study reveals a specific metabolic adaptation in some patients with acute myeloid leukemiaAn article published in the journal Nature Communications describes a specific metabolic adaptation in some patients with acute myeloid leukemia affected by tandem mutations in the FLT3 gene.
 
 
 What is Thrombocytopenia?
 
What is Thrombocytopenia?Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which the blood has an unusually low number of platelets. This article discusses the condition in more detail.
 
 
 Those undergoing treatment for hematological malignancies show reduced immune response to COVID-19 vaccines
 
Those undergoing treatment for hematological malignancies show reduced immune response to COVID-19 vaccinesResearchers recently investigated the effect of infection with SARS-CoV-2 in patients with hematologic malignancies in minority populations.