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Research & Reviews  355 results

Characterization of cassava ORANGE proteins and their capability to increase provitamin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8741059
PloS One; Jaramillo AM, Sierra S et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) biofortification with provitamin A carotenoids is an ongoing process that aims to alleviate vitamin A deficiency. The moderate content of provitamin A carotenoids achieved so far limits the contribution to provid...

Vitamin A Deficiency
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/126004-overview

Dec 21st, 2021 - Practice Essentials Deficiency of vitamin A is found among malnourished, elderly, and chronically sick populations in the United States, but it is more prevalent in developing countries. Signs and symptoms of vitamin A deficiency Subclinical forms...

Vitamin A Deficiency
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/126004-print

Dec 21st, 2021 - Practice Essentials Deficiency of vitamin A is found among malnourished, elderly, and chronically sick populations in the United States, but it is more prevalent in developing countries. Signs and symptoms of vitamin A deficiency Subclinical forms...

Genotype Effects on β-Carotene Conversion to Vitamin A: Implications on Reducing Vitami...
https://doi.org/10.1177/03795721211060229
Food and Nutrition Bulletin; Zumaraga MPP, Arquiza JMRA et. al.

Dec 15th, 2021 - The study aimed to identify two beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase (BCMO1) mutations, namely R267S and A379V, and determine their association with vitamin A status among Filipinos 6 to 19 years old respondents of the 2013 Philippine National Nutri...

Individual, household and national factors associated with iron, vitamin A and zinc def...
https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13305
Maternal & Child Nutrition; Chitekwe S, Parajuli KR et. al.

Dec 14th, 2021 - Iron, vitamin A and zinc deficiencies are the top three micronutrients contributing to disability-adjusted life years globally. The study assessed the factors associated with iron, vitamin A, and Zinc deficiencies among Nepalese children (n = 1709...

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Drugs  2 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  20 results

Investigating the Potential Role of Aerosolized Retinoic Acid, a Potent Vitamin A Metabolite for Treating COVID-19 Anosmia and Retinoic Acid Insufficiency .A Novel Approach for Regaining Sense of S...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05002530

Nov 11th, 2021 - The study is a randomized interventional comparative and multicenter Phase IIII trial. 10000 adult male and female patients with post COVID-19 anosmia (loss of smell) and fulfilling the below outlined inclusion criteria will be enrolled into the s...

Effect Of Multiple Biofortified Food Crops On Micronutrient Status, Immune, And Cognitive Function Among Indian Infants
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02648893

Jul 16th, 2020 - Iron, zinc, and vitamin A deficiency remain a major worldwide public health problem especially in developing countries such as India. In this randomized study, 200 children aged 6-12 months (and their lactating mothers) from Madanapalle, Andhra Pr...

Oral Vitamin A Supplementation in Neonates With Birth Weight < 1500 g
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02102711

Mar 20th, 2020 - Vitamin A is essential for optimal growth, and development. In the newborn, especially if preterm, it is necessary for the cellular differentiation, for the health of the anterior eye, it is a constituent of visual pigment, and it is essential for...

Sub Regional Micronutrient Survey in Ethiopia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03353662

Jun 21st, 2018 - Background: In Ethiopia, biofortified staple crops, such as high vitamin A maize, high zinc (Zn) maize, high Zn wheat and high iron (Fe) common bean could have a beneficial impact on micronutrient status, as the regular varieties of these crops ar...

Using Stable Isotope Techniques to Monitor and Assess the Vitamin A Status of Children Susceptible to Infection
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02363985

Dec 12th, 2017 - Vitamin A deficiency is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children and is associated with a higher risk of under five mortality. Approximately 250,000 to 500,000 children in developing countries become blind each year owing to vitamin ...

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News  14 results

Never Seen Measles? 5 Things to Know
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/912500

May 2nd, 2019 - Measles Re-emerges Measles infections in the United States are reaching their highest level in decades, which means that most clinicians practicing in this country today have never actually seen a case of the highly contagious disease. Although me...

'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...

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

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.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.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...

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