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2013-08-06 12:16:32

Patients with celiac disease who had persistent intestine damage (identified with repeat biopsy) had a higher risk of lymphoma than patients whose intestines healed, according to findings published in the August 6, 2013, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Celiac disease is a common autoimmune disease, affecting approximately one percent of individuals in Western nations. It is characterized by damage to the lining of the small intestine that over time reduces the body's ability to...

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,...

2011-11-08 12:05:49

Long-term study led by University of Michigan suggests need for further study to define optimal amount of iron in infant formula A long-term study examining iron-fortified vs. low-iron infant formula suggests that infants with high hemoglobin levels who received iron fortified infant formula have poorer long-term developmental outcomes. The study, conducted in Santiago, Chile, was published online ahead of print in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, and raises...

2011-10-04 18:10:10

University of California Los Angeles study suggests reducing iron may lower age-related brain disease risk The human body has a love-hate relationship with iron. Just the right amount is needed for proper cell function, yet too much is associated with brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Science knows that men have more iron in their bodies and brains than women. These higher levels may be part of the explanation for why men develop these age-related neurodegenerative...

2011-06-01 02:00:00

LONDON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Investment to Further Fund the Phase III Clinical Programme of ST10-021 in Iron Deficiency Anaemia Shield Therapeutics (Shield), the independent specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialisation of late-stage hospital pharmaceuticals, today announces that it has successfully raised EUR8.2m (CHF10m/US$12m) from Inventages Venture Capital (Inventages) in its first institutional (Series A) financing round....


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