- 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...
- 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.
- 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. Joshi, Deepak; Rela, Mohammed; Rizzi, Paolo; Heneghan, Michael; O'Grady, John; Portmann, Bernard; O'Donohue, John // Gut;Aug2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1046
A quiz concerning iron-deficiency anemia is presented.
- 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.
- Intravenous iron sucrose -- an effective and attractive modality for perioperative anaemia management. FROESSLER, B.; APENDORF, D. // Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Sep2010, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p960
The article discusses the effectiveness of intravenous iron sucrose for treating perioperative anaemia. Studies showed that iron deficiency anaemia is commonly experienced by patients presenting for surgery. Among the causes of iron deficiency anaemia include poor nutrition, age and...
- 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...
- Ironing out deficiencies. Carlson-Rink, Cathy // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Aug2007, Issue 298, p54
The article provides information about iron deficiency. It states that iron deficiency has happened more frequently in women than in man because menstruating women lose iron every month and pregnant women require to supply extra iron to their babies. It emphasizes that there are increased needs...
- 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...