- Evaluation and Treatment of Iron Deficiency in Adults. Ross, Elizabeth M.; Ldn // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p220
Abstract Iron deficiency is prevalent in populations seen in primary practices. It is easily evaluated and treated, but often undiagnosed. Iron deficiency can lead not only to anemia but to decreased work capacity, abnormal neurotransmitter function, and altered immunologic and inflammatory...
- Beat Low-Energy Blahs: Low Iron May Be to Blame. Webb, Densie // Prevention;Aug2001, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p55
Focuses on iron deficiency anemia, iron supplements one may take, and how to prevent iron deficiency by eating beef, legumes, and iron-rich food. INSET: Too Much of a Good Thing.
- EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT. // Gut;Aug2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1053
A quiz concerning iron-deficiency anemia is presented.
- the element of fitness success. Lefavi, Bob // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness Hers;Apr2003, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p100
Presents information on iron deficiency anemia. Factors that make women at risk of developing the disease; Suggestion for preventing the disease; Information on the iron content of several food.
- Preventing iron deficiency in preschool children by implementing an educational and screening programme in an inner city practice. James, John; Lawson, Pauline; Male, Paul; Oakhill, Anthony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/30/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6703, p838
Investigates the feasibility and acceptability of screening children for iron deficiency in Bristol, Great Britain. Assessment of the effectiveness of the dietary education; Abnormalities associated with iron deficiency; Reduction in the prevalence of anemia.
- Iron Deficiency. King, Dale // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p34
The article discusses the research on the use of Reticulocyte Hemoglobin (CHr) as a screening tool for detecting iron deficiency. The study shows that CHr testing is a more accurate and timely screening tool than Hemoglobin for detecting iron deficiency. It is also a more accurate predictor of...
- Age-related changes in hookworm infection, anaemia and iron deficiency in an area of high Necator americanus hookworm transmission in south-eastern Brazil. Brooker, Simon; Jardim-Botelho, Anne; Quinnell, Rupert J.; Geiger, Stefan M.; Caldas, Iramaya R.; Fleming, Fiona; Hotez, Peter J.; Correa-Oliveira, Rodrigo; Rodrigues, Laura C.; Bethony, Jeffrey M. // Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene;Feb2007, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p146
Summary: Surprisingly few detailed age-stratified data exist on the epidemiology of hookworm and iron status, especially in Latin America. We present data from a cross-sectional survey examining 1332 individuals aged 0â€“86 years from a community in south-east Brazil for hookworm, anaemia...
- COSMETIC ISSUES. // Pulse;10/5/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 37, p50
The article presents photographs depicting common cosmetic complications. Wrong food intake for children can cause dental staining and iron deficiency anemia. A man is shown with a facial laceration, which is partly sutured and glued. A young woman has developed erythematous thickenings of skin...
- Red blood cell distribution width and iron deficiency anemia among pregnant Sudanese women. Abdelrahman, Esam G.; Gasim, Gasim I.; Musa, Imad R.; Elbashir, Leana M.; Adam, Ishag // Diagnostic Pathology;2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p168
Background: Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is a major health problem during pregnancy and it has adverse effects on the mother and the newborn. Red cell distribution width (RDW), which is a quantitative measure for red cell size variation (anisocytosis), is a predictor of IDA. Little is known...