Recombinant human lactoferrin treatment for global health issues: iron deficiency and acute diarrhea

@article{Bethell2004RecombinantHL,
  title={Recombinant human lactoferrin treatment for global health issues: iron deficiency and acute diarrhea},
  author={Delia R. Bethell and Jianmin Huang},
  journal={Biometals},
  year={2004},
  volume={17},
  pages={337-342}
}
Iron deficiency and diarrhea are two of the most significant issues for global health. Iron deficiency anemia is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world, affecting nearly 25% of the world population (UNICEF/WHO 1999). The prevalence of iron deficiency in developing countries is illustrated by comparison with other deficiencies: iron deficiency affects 3.5 billion people, while vitamin A and iodine deficiency affect 0.3 billion people and 0.8 billion people, respectively. The… Expand
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