Lactoferrin efficacy versus ferrous sulfate in curing iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women

@article{Paesano2010LactoferrinEV,
  title={Lactoferrin efficacy versus ferrous sulfate in curing iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women},
  author={Rosalba Paesano and Francesca Berlutti and Marc P. Pietropaoli and Fabrizio Pantanella and Enrica Pacifici and William A. Goolsbee and Peter Louis Valenti},
  journal={BioMetals},
  year={2010},
  volume={23},
  pages={411-417}
}
Iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) are the most common iron disorders throughout the world. ID and IDA, particularly caused by increased iron requirements during pregnancy, represent a high risk for preterm delivery, fetal growth retardation, low birth weight, and inferior neonatal health. Oral administration of ferrous sulfate to cure ID and IDA in pregnancy often fails to increase hematological parameters, causes adverse effects and increases inflammation. Recently, we have… CONTINUE READING
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