Pernicious anaemia is a lifelong condition that affects nearly 5 in 100,000 people in the UK.
New research shows just 1% of E. coli bacteria's genetic mutations are lethal.
Feeling tired and out of energy? Talk to your GP about checking your iron level.
The link between taking iron supplements and the increased risk of contracting malaria is a complex one.
Iron deficiency affects more than one in ten Australian women before they reach menopause. Better dietary choices can be part of the solution.
A new study has advanced the use of a technique known as 'CRISPR' to treat a common inherited form of anaemia.
The burden of communicable disease is declining in Africa and life expectancy is increasing. But non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer are wreaking havoc.
In Kenya, not much attention has been paid to addressing pregnant women's nutritional needs. This has exposed a gap in efforts to improve maternal and child health.
Micronutrient deficiencies are not well understood as an aspect of malnutrition. The problem is that such deficiencies increase a range of health risks.
Over the last three years Kenya has seen marked improvements in its nutrition-related targets as a result of a national nutrition plan it has implemented.
After years of conflicting research and often extreme opinions on iron, it turns out that like anything else that is a benefit in moderation, in excess it is a detriment.