News tagged with iron

New light on iron deficiency in young children

(Medical Xpress) -- Research from The University of Auckland and Starship Children’s Hospital has given a new understanding of the risk factors for iron deficiency in young children. This knowledge will allow children ...

Jul 19, 2012
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Umbilical cord can save lives

(Medical Xpress) -- The umbilical cord is of great importance to the health of newborns, even after they’ve left the womb. If it is left in place for a while after birth, the risk of iron deficiency drops ...

May 14, 2012
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