A deficiency of iron can result from a number of different causes. Inadequate iron in the diet, impaired absorption of iron, and excessive bleeding are all examples of conditions that can lead to iron deficiency.
Micronutrient deficits can increase inflammation and make the immune system more susceptible to allergens. Iron deficiency indicates danger to immune cells and causes an excessive immunological response.
Chronic skin wounds are a rising global issue among the elderly, individuals with severe burns, and people with underlying medical diseases such as diabetes.
Green is a color that is almost universally associated with plants-;for good reason. The green pigment chlorophyll is essential to plants' ability to generate food; but what happens if they don't have enough of it?
A University of Alberta-led study shows that when it comes to susceptibility to infections and other health conditions, sex matters.
All fish are not created equal, at least when it comes to nutritional benefits. This truth has important implications for how declining fish biodiversity can affect human nutrition, according to a computer modeling study led by Cornell and Columbia University researchers.
Are you looking for clear, accurate images to bring your content on genome-editing and genetic modification to life? The John Innes Center has launched an open-source image library for journalists, writers and picture editors seeking to illustrate content on these important technologies and their use in plants.
Those following a vegan diet have an increased risk of iodine deficiency. This is indicated by the results of a research project from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research have found that, faced with limiting iron, plants direct their microbiota to mobilize this essential nutrient for optimal growth.
Having abnormally small red blood cells, a condition known as microcytosis could indicate cancer, according to new research led by a University of Exeter.