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Daily iron supplementation for improving anaemia, iron status and health in menstruating women

Abstract:

Iron-deficiency anaemia is highly prevalent among non-pregnant women of reproductive age (menstruating women) worldwide, although the prevalence is highest in lower-income settings. Iron-deficiency anaemia has been associated with a range of adverse health outcomes, which restitution of iron stores using iron supplementation has been considered likely to resolve. Although there have been many trials reporting effects of iron in non-pregnant women, these trials have never been synthesised in a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Online Library Publisher's website
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
CD009747
Publication date:
2016-04-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:01acbdb4-690b-451f-b835-f8f9069b6fb8
Source identifiers:
619124
Local pid:
pubs:619124
Language:
English
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