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Research & Reviews  341 results

Reproducibility and Validity of Capillary Dried Blood Spot for Diagnosis of Vitamin A D...
https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxab226
The Journal of Nutrition; da Silva Pereira A, da Silva ACF et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and anemia are the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in children globally. The dried blood spot (DBS) method has been used in prevalence studies of VAD and anemia in different age groups. However, it has not yet been...

Prevalence and factors associated with ocular morbidity among prisoners of Luzira priso...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8278745
BMC Ophthalmology; Zalwango C, Ayebare P et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Globally, ocular morbidity has emerged as a major public concern with at least 2.2 billion people having vision impairment or blindness. Prisoners (inmates) tend to have limited access to health care especially eye health, and as a result some con...

Vitamin a deficiency and sleep disturbances related to autism symptoms in children with...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8254303
BMC Pediatrics; Wen J, Yang T et. al.

Jul 5th, 2021 - Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and sleep disturbances have been reported in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The influence of vitamin A (VA) levels on sleep regulation and sleep disturbances in ASD has garnered concern. The present study ...

Analysis for policy to overcome barriers to reducing the prevalence of vitamin a defici...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8236148
BMC Public Health; Rajaeieh G, Takian A et. al.

Jun 28th, 2021 - About 30% of children < 5 years old are estimated to experience vitamin A deficiency worldwide. Globally, vitamin A deficiency can be reduced by five major interventions: supplementation, dietary modification, fortification, promotion of both publ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  24 results

Nutritional Impact of a Project on Food Security and Nutrition in Children Receiving Micronutrient Powders in Colombia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03313089

Oct 15th, 2018 - Micronutrient deficiency is a public health problem. At the national level according to ENSIN 2010, in Colombia the prevalence of anemia in children of 6 to 59 months is 27.5%; of 24.3% for vitamin A deficiency in children between 1 and 4 years of...

Vitamin A Status in Critically Ill Children With Sepsis and Its Association With Illness Severity
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03598127

Jul 25th, 2018 - Sepsis is a worldwide health problem, resulting in million of deaths each year. Sepsis caused by infectious diseases is also a common cause of death in children, and infectious diseases account for more than 50% of the deaths. The prevalence of se...

Effectiveness of Multiple Micro-nutrient Fortified Fudge on Nutritional Status of 3-5 Years of Age Children
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03450174

Mar 1st, 2018 - As per the National Nutrition Survey, 2011 anaemia (iron deficiency) affected the children severely as one in three children under the age of 5 anemic, whereas prevalence of vitamin A deficiency among children under 5 years is more than 50%, simil...

Improving Infant Nutrition in Southern Ethiopia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03423472

Feb 12th, 2018 - Child stunting and vitamin A deficiency are persistent public health problems in Ethiopia. Quality Diets for Better Health (QDBH) is a European Union-funded project led by the International Potato Center (CIP), in partnership with People in Need (...

High/Low Dose Vit A in Diarrhea/ALRI in Severe PEM
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00388921

Nov 28th, 2017 - Globally An estimated 140-250 million under-five children are deficient in vitamin A, which is associated with increased mortality and morbidity among this population. A relationship between the severity of vitamin A deficiency and childhood morta...

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News  11 results

'We Need to Get to Zero' on Measles: NIAID Chief to House Panel
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/publichealth/78264?comment=true

Feb 27th, 2019 - WASHINGTON -- The views that some House committee members expressed Wednesday in favor of vaccination brought to mind a line from a character on a British television show: "I am unanimous in this." "It wasn't until the development of the MMR [meas...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Yourself on Various Nutritional Deficiencies
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/878223_4

Apr 10th, 2017 - Subclinical forms of vitamin A deficiency may not cause any symptoms, but the risk of developing respiratory and diarrheal infections is increased, the growth rate is decreased, and bone development is slowed. Patients may have a recent history of...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Yourself on Various Nutritional Deficiencies
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/878223_4

Apr 10th, 2017 - Subclinical forms of vitamin A deficiency may not cause any symptoms, but the risk of developing respiratory and diarrheal infections is increased, the growth rate is decreased, and bone development is slowed. Patients may have a recent history of...

Treating Bacterial Keratitis in Developing Countries
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874145

Jan 12th, 2017 - Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial of Povidone-Iodine 1.25% Solution Versus Topical Antibiotics for Treatment of Bacterial Keratitis Isenberg SJ, Apt L, Valenton M, et al Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print] Corneal scarring is ...

Dry Scaly Rash
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/101865/dry-scaly-rash
Kaitlin Vaughan Peters, MD, Roxann L. Powers, MD et. al.

Aug 24th, 2015 - The Diagnosis: Phrynoderma Phrynoderma, meaning “toad skin,” was first described by Nicholls1 in 1933 as a condition due to vitamin A deficiency and characterized by follicular hyperkeratosis. Since then, there has been debate in the literature ov.

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