Latest Ferritin Stories

2014-06-09 14:21:56

Wiley A study by researchers from Finland found that diagnosis and treatment of anemia is important to improve quality of life among women with heavy periods. Findings published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, suggest clinicians screen for anemia and recommend iron supplementation to women with heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). One of the common causes of iron deficiency and anemia is...

2014-06-05 23:16:40

VALIDATE® FERRITIN will address the growing demand by laboratories fora product to document calibration verification/linearity of their testing system. Cumberland Foreside, Maine (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Maine Standards Company, LLC announced that it has received 510(k) clearance for its VALIDATE® FERRITIN calibration verification / linearity test kit. The VALIDATE® FERRITIN kit contains Ferritin in a human-serum base matrix. Each VALIDATE® FERRITIN kit contains five...

2014-05-19 11:45:34

European Society of Cardiology Negative iron balance predicts survival in patients with acute heart failure, according to research presented for the first time today at the Heart Failure Congress 2014 in Athens, Greece. The Congress is the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Professor Ewa Jankowska, first author of the study, said: "Patients with acute heart failure have a major collapse in homeostasis. Iron is a key micronutrient...

2012-05-03 05:23:09

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — We all know what affects the mother affects the infant, but recent research takes it a step further. Newborns whose mother is under stress during the first trimester of pregnancy may be at risk for iron deficiency, possibly leading to mental and physical delays down the road. Iron is important in the development of the brain. Risk factors for low iron status in infants are maternal iron deficiency, smoking during pregnancy, maternal diabetes, low birth weight,...

2012-04-30 09:18:51

Study shows maternal stress during first trimester of pregnancy puts newborns at risk for iron deficiency Newborns whose mothers are under stress during the first trimester of pregnancy may be at risk for low iron status, which could lead to physical and mental delays down the road, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 29, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston. Iron plays an important role in the development of organ systems, especially the...

2012-02-29 10:41:35

The ability to detect and respond to magnetic fields is not usually associated with living things. Yet some organisms, including some bacteria and various migratory animals, do respond to magnetic fields. In migratory animals like fish, birds, and turtles, this behavior involves small magnetic particles in the nervous system. However, how these particles form and what they are actually doing is not fully understood. In a new study, published February 28 in the online, open-access journal...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.