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ALLMedicine Vitamin A Deficiency Center

Research & Reviews  805 results

Association of vitamin A deficiency with early childhood stunting in Uganda: A populati...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233615
PloS One; Ssentongo P, Ba DM et. al.

May 29th, 2020 - Despite the high prevalence of childhood protein-energy malnutrition and vitamin A deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa, their association has not been explored in this region. A better understanding of the epidemiologic link could help define effecti...

Dietary vitamin A intakes among pregnant women attending antenatal care in health facil...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12766
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics : the Official Journal of the British Dietetic Association References; Koricho Z, Atomssa GE et. al.

May 17th, 2020 - Vitamin A plays an important role in vision, cellular differentiation, embryonic development, reproduction, growth and the immune system. Women who live in developing countries face a risk of undernutrition during pregnancy as a result of poverty,...

Postpartum vitamin A supplementation for HIV-positive women is not associated with mort...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7218630
BMC Pediatrics; Gebremedhin S

May 14th, 2020 - Vitamin A supplementation (VAS) in the postpartum period improves the vitamin A concentration of breast milk and vitamin A status is an important predictor of childhood survival. It is also known that Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) is more prevalent i...

Retinoic Acid Modulates Hyperactive T Cell Responses and Protects Vitamin A-Deficient M...
https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1901091
Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950); Liang Y, Yi P et. al.

Apr 14th, 2020 - Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a major public health problem and is associated with increased host susceptibility to infection; however, how VAD influences viral infection remains unclear. Using a persistent lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infec...

Dermatologic Manifestations of Vitamin A Deficiency
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1104441-overview

Apr 5th, 2020 - Background Vitamin A can be considered the most important vitamin in supporting animal life. Deficiency occurs in endemic proportions in developing countries and is considered to be the most common cause of blindness in children throughout the wor...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  825 results

Association of vitamin A deficiency with early childhood stunting in Uganda: A populati...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233615
PloS One; Ssentongo P, Ba DM et. al.

May 29th, 2020 - Despite the high prevalence of childhood protein-energy malnutrition and vitamin A deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa, their association has not been explored in this region. A better understanding of the epidemiologic link could help define effecti...

Dietary vitamin A intakes among pregnant women attending antenatal care in health facil...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12766
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics : the Official Journal of the British Dietetic Association References; Koricho Z, Atomssa GE et. al.

May 17th, 2020 - Vitamin A plays an important role in vision, cellular differentiation, embryonic development, reproduction, growth and the immune system. Women who live in developing countries face a risk of undernutrition during pregnancy as a result of poverty,...

Postpartum vitamin A supplementation for HIV-positive women is not associated with mort...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7218630
BMC Pediatrics; Gebremedhin S

May 14th, 2020 - Vitamin A supplementation (VAS) in the postpartum period improves the vitamin A concentration of breast milk and vitamin A status is an important predictor of childhood survival. It is also known that Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) is more prevalent i...

Retinoic Acid Modulates Hyperactive T Cell Responses and Protects Vitamin A-Deficient M...
https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1901091
Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950); Liang Y, Yi P et. al.

Apr 14th, 2020 - Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a major public health problem and is associated with increased host susceptibility to infection; however, how VAD influences viral infection remains unclear. Using a persistent lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus infec...

Dermatologic Manifestations of Vitamin A Deficiency
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1104441-overview

Apr 5th, 2020 - Background Vitamin A can be considered the most important vitamin in supporting animal life. Deficiency occurs in endemic proportions in developing countries and is considered to be the most common cause of blindness in children throughout the wor...

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News  15 results

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

Jan 11th, 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.

Scientists find way to increase corn's vitamin A
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vitamin-corn/scientists-find-way-to-increase-corns-vitamin-a-idUSN1724764420080118

Jan 18th, 2008 - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. scientists have developed a way to breed corn that can boost the vitamin A it gives people who eat it — a potentially important advance for regions of the world burdened by vitamin A deficiencies. A collection of inbred...

Scientists find way to increase corn's vitamin A
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vitamin-corn/scientists-find-way-to-increase-corns-vitamin-a-idUSN1724764420080117

Jan 17th, 2008 - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. scientists have developed a way to breed corn that can boost the vitamin A it gives people who eat it — a potentially important advance for regions of the world burdened by vitamin A deficiencies. A collection of inbred...

Vitamin A Deficiency Implicated in Unexplained Vision Loss
https://www.medpagetoday.com/gastroenterology/inflammatoryboweldisease/3546

Jun 14th, 2006 - Action Points Explain to patients who ask that this report raises the possibility of vitamin A deficiency in patients with unexplained vision loss particularly with night blindness or difficulty seeing in dim light who have a history of intestinal...

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