Published in Blood Weekly, May 24th, 2001
Results of a new collaborative U-M study, presented April 28 at the 2001 Pediatric Academic Societies and American Academy of Pediatrics joint meeting, found that three- to four-year-old children who were treated for iron-deficiency anemia in infancy show slower transmission of nerve impulses throughout the brain in both the auditory and visual systems.
"This is the most direct evidence to date that iron-deficiency anemia in infancy has long-lasting effects...
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