When clamping of the umbilical cord is delayed, iron deficiency up to six months of age can be prevented, according to a new study.
(Reuters Health) - Waiting at least three minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is associated with a lower risk of anemia in babies, according to a study in Nepal.
(PadillaCRT) Be The Match, the world's leading nonprofit organization focused on saving lives through bone marrow and umbilical cord blood transplantation, has received a generous $1.25M donation from a patient family to fund a new clinical trial program that will help blood cancer patients identify and enroll in clinical trials more efficiently.
(Uppsala University) When clamping of the umbilical cord is delayed, iron deficiency up to six months of age can be prevented, according to a new study from Uppsala University, published in JAMA Pediatrics. The study was conducted in Nepal.
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