Posts Tagged ‘iron-deficiency anemia’

Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Posted by • May 8th, 2015

Iron-deficiency anemia is the most common form of anemia in the world. A new review article covers the global nature of the disease, iron homeostasis in normal and iron-deficient states, clinical findings, treatment, and causes of iron-resistant iron deficiency. Iron is crucial to biologic functions, including respiration, energy production, DNA synthesis, and cell proliferation. Although the… Read More…

Microcytic Anemia

Posted by • October 3rd, 2014

A new review discusses diagnosis and treatment of thalassemia, anemia of inflammation, and iron-deficiency anemia, highlighting recent findings.  The article includes an interactive graphic that shows various types of red cells that are observed in microcytic anemias and other conditions. The microcytic anemias are those characterized by the production of red cells that are smaller than… Read More…