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B. Cancer Treatment Support
B1. Mhaskar R, Wao H, et al. The role of iron in the management of chemotherapy-induced anemia in cancer patients receiving erythropoiesis-stimulating agents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Feb 4;2:CD009624.
C. Cardiovascular Disease
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D. Cognitive Function in Breastfed Infants
D1. Cai C, Granger M, et al. Effect of Daily Iron Supplementation in Healthy Exclusively Breastfed Infants: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Breastfeed Med. 2017 Dec;12(10):597-603.
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F. Gestational Diabetes Risk
F1. Khambalia AZ, Aimone A, et al. High maternal iron status, dietary iron intake and iron supplement use in pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective study and systematic review. Diabet Med. 2016 Sep;33(9):1211-1221.
G. Heart Failure
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G2. Qian C, Wei B, et al. The Efficacy and Safety of Iron Supplementation in Patients With Heart Failure and Iron Deficiency: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Can J Cardiol. 2016 Feb;32(2):151-159.
H. Hip Fracture
H1. Avenell A, Smith TO, et al. Nutritional supplementation for hip fracture aftercare in older people. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Nov 30;11:CD001880.
I. Physical Performance
I1. Pasricha SR, Low M, et al. Iron supplementation benefits physical performance in women of reproductive age: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Nutr. 2014 Jun;144(6):906-914.
J. Pregnancy Support
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J2. Peña-Rosas JP, De-Regil LM, et al. Daily oral iron supplementation during pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015;(7):CD004736.
J3. Keats EC, Haider BA, et al. Multiple-micronutrient supplementation for women during pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Mar 14;3:CD004905.
K. Preterm and Low Birthweight Infants
K1. Mills RJ, Davies MW. Enteral iron supplementation in preterm and low birth weight infants. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Mar 14;(3):CD005095.
L. Restless Leg Syndrome
L1. Trotti LM, Becker LA. Iron for the treatment of restless leg syndrome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019;1:CD007834.
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