Published in Blood Weekly, May 2nd, 2002
Iron deficiency can lead to severe anemia, with inadequate tissue oxygenation. An excess of iron is also toxic, as it facilitates the generation of free radicals that can attack the liver, heart and pancreas.
Hereditary hemochromatosis is very frequent in western countries,...
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