Latest Iron deficiency anemia Stories
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.
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 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.
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....
Babies born to obese mothers are at risk for iron deficiency, which could affect infant brain development.
Children without previous iron deficiencies or anemia who remained infected with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) had significantly lower levels of iron compared to children who had the infection eradicated.
ZURICH and BERLIN, May 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a subanalysis from the FAIR-HF (Ferinject(R) Assessment in patients with IRon deficiency and Chronic Heart Failure) study demonstrate that correcting iron deficiency with Ferinject(R) (ferric carboxymaltose) can improve renal function in chronic heart failure patients.
Morbid obesity is one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality in Western countries.
The discovery of a major player in the body's regulation of iron levels should provide a new target for drugs that prevent common iron deficiency as well as rare, potentially deadly iron overload, researchers said.
- The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
- The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
- In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.