Children with iron-deficiency anemia have memory deficit

08/9/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

A study in Pediatrics found infants with iron-deficiency anemia may have memory deficits that persist later in life. Researchers said data showed the babies had poorer object permanence and short-term memory encoding and/or retrieval at 9 months, partly attributable to IDA-related deficits in socioemotional function.

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