The effects of oral iron supplementation on cognition in older children and adults:a systematic review and meta-analysis

Falkingham, Martin, Abdelhamid, Asmaa, Curtis, Peter, Fairweather-Tait, Susan, Dye, Louise and Hooper, Lee (2010) The effects of oral iron supplementation on cognition in older children and adults:a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition Journal, 9 (1). p. 4. ISSN 1475-2891

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Abstract

In observational studies anaemia and iron deficiency are associated with cognitive deficits, suggesting that iron supplementation may improve cognitive function. However, due to the potential for confounding by socio-economic status in observational studies, this needs to be verified in data from randomised controlled trials (RCTs).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: administration, oral,adolescent,adult,anemia,child,cognition,dietary supplements,educational status,female,humans,intelligence,intelligence tests,iron, dietary,male,memory,psychomotor performance,randomized controlled trials as topic,young adult
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 11:12
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 17:10
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/14406
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-9-4

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