[Science Update] Intervention of iron supplements for iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is a typical micronutrient deficiency in pregnant women with severe outcomes. The present animal study aimed at evaluating the effects of three iron supplements on female IDA rats and their offspring.
[Guideline Summary] Clinical recommendation - Treatment of psychiatric disorders with nutraceuticals and phytoceuticals
An international taskforce involving leading academics and clinicians from 15 countries convened by the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) and the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Disorders (CANMAT) provided update on guidelines regarding nutraceutical and phytoceutical therapies for use in psychiatric disorders.
[Science Update] Maternal iodine deficiency and human milk composition
In this study, the influence of maternal iodine deficiency on the metabolome and elemental composition of human milk was examined through a metabolomic analytical approach. Lactating women with normal and deficient iodine status were clearly distinguished accordingly to their multi-element and metabolomic profiles.