Iron states and cognitive abilities in young adults: neuropsychological and neurophysiological assessment

@article{Khedr2008IronSA,
  title={Iron states and cognitive abilities in young adults: neuropsychological and neurophysiological assessment},
  author={Eman Mohamed Hussein Khedr and Sherifa Ahmed Hamed and Esam Elbeih and Hala K. El-Shereef and Yousreyia Ahmad and Safaa Eid Sayed Ahmed},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={258},
  pages={489-496}
}
Many investigators found that iron deficiency anemia (IDA) had a great influence on cognitive functions in infants and children. However, studies of such topic in adults are few and controversial. We prospectively assessed the possible influence of IDA and iron supplementation (for 3 months) on cognitive function and intelligence of 28 young adults with IDA. We used group of hematological, cognitive, neurophysiological tests for assessment including: mini-mental state examination (MMSE… CONTINUE READING
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