Pediatrics

Evidence grows for iron deficiency screening in childhood

Two recent studies from the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children are adding to mounting evidence that Canadians would benefit from more screening for iron deficiency in early childhood.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physicists link specific iron forms to Alzheimer's

There have been indications for decades that there is a link between increased iron levels in the brain and Alzheimer's disease. Leiden physicists now report a distinction between different forms of iron, identifying specific ...

Medical research

New insights into the regulation of cellular iron

Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel pathway that regulates cellular iron, which could lead to new therapies for patients with either an overload or deficiency of iron.

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