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ALLMedicine™ Vitamin A Deficiency Center

Research & Reviews  451 results

Determining Association between Lung Cancer Mortality Worldwide and Risk Factors Using ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192114161
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Wu X, Denise BB et. al.

Nov 12th, 2022 - Lung cancer remains the leading cause for cancer mortality worldwide. While it is well-known that smoking is an avoidable high-risk factor for lung cancer, it is necessary to identify the extent to which other modified risk factors might further a...

A Review of Vitamin A Supplementation in South Sudan: Successes, Challenges, and Opport...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9242605
Global Health, Science and Practice; Haselow NJ, Joshi V et. al.

Nov 5th, 2022 - To identify vitamin A supplementation (VAS) trends in South Sudan and provide insights to refocus VAS programming vis a vis polio eradication campaigns recently phased out while access to health care, land, food, and markets remain challenging. Re...

RBP4-related eye disease in a Danish family with retinitis pigmentosa and congenital oc...
https://doi.org/10.1080/13816810.2022.2141789
Ophthalmic Genetics; Kessel L, Bertelsen M et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2022 - Retinol binding protein (RBP4) is important for transport of vitamin A from liver to end organs. Variants in the RBP4 gene have been associated with a broad range of ocular phenotypes but only in a small number of patients. We describe the phenoty...

Vitamin A deficiency during the perinatal period induces changes in vitamin A metabolis...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00394-022-03019-2
European Journal of Nutrition; Borel P, Troadec R et. al.

Oct 1st, 2022 - 1) To test the hypothesis of the existence of a perinatal vitamin A (VA) programming of VA metabolism and to better understand the intestinal regulation of VA metabolism. Offspring from rats reared on a control (C) or a VA-deficient (D) diet from ...

Recurrent respiratory infections and vitamin A levels: a link? It is cross-sectional.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9388016
Medicine Abdelkader A, Wahba AA et. al.

Aug 20th, 2022 - Respiratory tract infections are common illnesses in children, causing significant morbidity and negatively affecting their health. Vitamin A protects against infections and maintains epithelial integrity. The goal of this study was to determine t...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  49 results

Vitamin A Status in Patients With Vocal Fold Leukoplakia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05323292

Jul 19th, 2022 - The investigator's overarching goal is to determine if there is a pathophysiologic rationale for vitamin A supplementation in the treatment of vocal fold hyperkeratosis. Vocal fold hyperkeratosis is an accumulation of epithelial surface keratin re...

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

Feb 11th, 2022 - 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...

Efficacy and Safety of Vitamin A Treatment for Children With Sepsis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04127968

Jan 4th, 2022 - It was reported that the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency was highly as 58% in critically ill children with sepsis. However, whether those patients will benefit from the vitamin A supplementation is unknown. We design an randomized, double-blind...

Iron and Vitamin A in School Children
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04137354

Dec 6th, 2021 - Iron deficiency is the commonest micronutrient deficiency worldwide and the major cause of specific anemia - iron deficiency anemia. Iron is an essential mineral with lots of functions in the human body; its deficiency is associated with cognitive...

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...

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News  16 results

Are Hemoglobin Cutoffs for Anemia Outdated?
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hematologyoncology/anemia/93932

Aug 6th, 2021 - The WHO's long-standing hemoglobin cutoffs for anemia do not match reality for people around the world, a cross-sectional study found. Pooled fifth percentile estimates of hemoglobin were 9.65 g/dL for children and 10.81 g/dL for women across 27 n...

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...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →