James Connor

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency and the leading cause of anemia in the United States. (Photo: The Doctor's Channel)

Anemia Treatment

Iron Supplement Could Stop Anemia in Kids Penn State College of Medicine and University of Wisconsin have been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund the study of a novel way to treat iron deficiency anemia in children. Iron
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Penn State researchers have identified a gene variant that could lead to more successful drug trials for all ALS patients. (Photo: bt.dk)

ALS Breakthrough?

Gene Discovery Could Aid ALS Treatment Mice bred to carry a gene variant found in one third of ALS patients have a faster disease progression and die sooner than mice with the standard genetic model of the disease, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
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