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2014-04-17 10:32:57

Changing where a newborn baby is held before its umbilical cord is clamped could lead to improved uptake in hospitals of delayed cord clamping, leading to a decreased risk of iron deficiency in infancy, according to new results published in The Lancet. Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord until around two minutes after birth allows for blood to pass from the mother's placenta to the baby, and has previously been shown to reduce the risk of iron deficiency in infancy. However, current...

2014-04-11 14:48:44

A new University of Melbourne study has found that women who take iron supplements, experience a marked improvement in their exercise performance. Published in the Journal of Nutrition, researchers undertook a systematic review and analysis of the effect of iron supplementation to the exercise performance of women in child-bearing years. Lead researcher, Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health found that iron supplementation improved women’s...

2014-02-04 04:21:48

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield Therapeutics (Shield), an independent specialty pharmaceutical company, today announces the acceptance of the first peer-reviewed abstract relating to data from the AEGIS Phase III programme of ST10 for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The data will be presented at the 9th Congress of ECCO, taking place from February 20 - 22 in Copenhagen, Denmark. As recently announced,...

2014-01-07 04:21:03

LONDON, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ ST10 strongly demonstrates potential to be (1) the only effective oral treatment for ferrous intolerant IDA patients and (2) an effective alternative to intravenous iron treatment ~ Shield Therapeutics (Shield), an independent specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of mineral-derived hospital pharmaceuticals, today announces strongly positive top-line data from...

2013-12-16 04:21:44

LONDON, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield Therapeutics, an independent specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of mineral-derived hospital pharmaceuticals, today announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its Investigational New Drug (IND) application to initiate a Phase 3 pivotal study of ST10, its novel oral iron-replacement therapy, for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in pre-dialysis patients with chronic...

2013-12-06 23:00:21

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2013-11-12 04:22:34

LONDON, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield Therapeutics, an independent specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of mineral-derived hospital pharmaceuticals, today announces that it has filed an investigational new drug (IND) application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 3 pivotal study of ST10, its novel oral iron-replacement therapy, for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in pre-dialysis patients with...

2013-11-09 23:01:01

Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System, on Saturday, will present late-breaking data showing that an investigational drug Triferic is well tolerated and effective in treating iron deficiency in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System on Saturday will present late-breaking data showing that an investigational drug Triferic is well tolerated and effective in treating iron deficiency in...

2013-10-16 08:53:20

Giving daily iron supplements to anemic primary-school–aged children can have cognitive and physical benefits, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Globally, approximately 25% of school-aged children are anemic, with iron deficiency the cause of about half of all cases. Iron deficiency, which has been associated with impaired cognitive and physical development, is caused by a lack of dietary iron and, in developing countries, by parasites such as...

2013-10-08 08:28:45

National survey finds majority of pharmacists recommend less-absorbent iron RICHMOND HILL, ON, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - When it comes to iron supplements, strength is not necessarily in numbers. This means Canadians may not be absorbing as much iron as they think they are. This concept is especially frightening for those taking iron supplements to combat iron deficiency anemia, which according to the World Health Organization, is one of the most common nutritional problems in the...