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A new study has found that obese women are more likely to have babies with lower levels of iron, a mineral that is crucial for nervous system development in the early stages of life.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A protein known to regulate iron levels in the body has an unexpectedly important role in preventing a form of high blood pressure that affects the lungs, and in stabilizing the concentration of red cells ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Drinking two cups of milk a day gives toddlers adequate amounts of vitamin D without lowering their iron levels, according to new research.
Pediatrics Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Blood donors are being invited to take part in a large study which could shape the future of blood donation nationally and internationally, providing a personalised service for donors.
Other Sep 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
Iron overload increases the risk for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes; however, the exact mechanisms that link the two are unknown.
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Could a low-cost screening device connected to a cell phone save thousands of women and children from anemia-related deaths and disabilities?
Medical research Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A growing number of studies imply that children born to obese mothers face health problems stemming from the womb.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at six other institutions have recently tested a treatment for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a blood-related malignancy that involves the ineffective production ...
Cancer Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is now the sixth leading cause of death among Americans, affecting nearly 1 in 8 people over the age of 65. There is currently no treatment that alters the course of this disease. However, an increasing ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Iron is a popular topic in health news. Doctors prescribe it for medical reasons, and it's available over the counter as a dietary supplement. And while it's known that too little iron can result in cognitive ...
Medical research Jan 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new way to track the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in those living with the disease, by using a powerful, triple strength MRI to track increasing ...
Neuroscience Dec 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
People with low levels of iron in the blood have a higher risk of dangerous blood clots, according to research published in the journal Thorax today. A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited blood vessel ...
Medical research Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Female athletes with low levels of iron in their bodies, yet who are not anemic, may be at a disadvantage even before their competitive season starts, according to a new Cornell study. These athletes could ...
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron levels in the body, as a potential target for treating atherosclerosis.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Waiting for at least three minutes before clamping the umbilical cord in healthy newborns improves their iron levels at four months, according to research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0