Iron treatment normalizes cognitive functioning in young women.

@article{MurrayKolb2007IronTN,
  title={Iron treatment normalizes cognitive functioning in young women.},
  author={Laura E Murray-Kolb and John R. Beard},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          778-87
        }
}
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that brain iron deficiency at any time in life may disrupt metabolic processes and subsequently change cognitive and behavioral functioning. Women of reproductive age are among those most vulnerable to iron deficiency and may be at high risk for cognitive alterations due to iron deficiency. OBJECTIVE We aimed to examine the relation between iron status and cognitive abilities in young women. DESIGN A blinded, placebo-controlled, stratified intervention study was… CONTINUE READING

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