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Mothers Of Children With Autism Less Likely To Have Taken Supplemental Iron During Pregnancy
2014-09-22 03:03:11

University of California - Davis Health System Mothers of children with autism are significantly less likely to report taking iron supplements before and during their pregnancies than the mothers of children who are developing normally, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. Low iron intake was associated with a five-fold greater risk of autism in the child if the mother was 35 or older at the time of the child's birth or if she suffered from metabolic...

2014-06-12 23:09:56

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global IV Iron Drugs Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Intravenous (IV) treatment, in a broad sense, covers all the types of medications delivered intravenously, i.e. directly into the vein, through intravenous drip. Compared to the other routes of infusing medications, the intravenous route is the fastest way to deliver fluids and medications throughout the body. Also, this method ensures...

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...

2014-04-11 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...

2013-12-03 11:04:12

New ACP guideline presents evidence-based recommendations for treating anemia in patients with heart disease Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions should be restricted to those individuals with severe anemia in patients with heart disease, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in a new clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. ACP also recommends against using erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in patients with...

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...

2013-06-19 13:57:00

Daily supplementation of iron tablets to pregnant women does not provide any benefits in birth weight or improved infant growth compared to twice weekly supplementation, according to a study by international researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Furthermore, twice weekly supplementation is linked to improved adherence rates in pregnant women and may also be linked to improved cognitive development in infants aged six months. These findings are important as anemia–a...


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