haematology
Anaemia

Low ferritin common in young women


A high proportion of young Australian women have iron insufficiency, research shows. A Monash University study found 34.8% of women, who were not pregnant, breast feeding or using systemic hormonal contraception, had a serum ferritin level below the RCPA and GESA recommended cut-off of 30μg/L. The 736 women included in the study had a mean ...

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