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ALLMedicine™ Vitamin A Deficiency Center

Research & Reviews  369 results

Corneal opacification, an atypical presentation of cystic fibrosis: a case report and r...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9097421
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Farahbakhsh N, Bagherian N et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Respiratory and gastrointestinal manifestations are the main causes of mortality and morbidity in cystic fibrosis. Although these symptoms are well recognized, ophthalmic involvement of cystic fibrosis secondary to vitamin A deficiency is uncommon...

High prevalence of malnutrition and vitamin A deficiency among school children of rural...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114522001398
The British Journal of Nutrition; Tan PY, Mohd Johari SN et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - Childhood malnutrition is known as a public health concern globally. The present study aims to assess the anthropometry and blood biochemical status of rural primary school children in Malaysia. A total of 776 children (7-11 years old) from 10 rur...

The Impact of Vitamin A Deficiency on Tuberculosis Progression.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac326
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Podell BK, Aibana O et. al.

Apr 30th, 2022 - Although previous studies show that vitamin A deficiency is associated with incident tuberculosis disease, the direction of the association has not been established. We investigated the impact of vitamin A deficiency on tuberculosis disease progre...

Development and evaluating the biopotency of ready to eat liver meat balls(LMB) in figh...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980022000970
Public Health Nutrition; Bassouni R, Soliman M et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2022 - Ready to eat fried liver meat balls (LMB) were developed to fight anaemia and vitamin A deficiency and promote cognitive function. Randomized controlled trial (RCT) consisting of 2 arms; control group with no supplement and LMB group receiving LMB...

Cost-effectiveness of Vitamin A supplementation among children in three sub-Saharan Afr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8989187
PloS One; Kannan A, Tsoi D et. al.

Apr 8th, 2022 - Vitamin A Supplementation (VAS) is a cost-effective intervention to decrease mortality associated with measles and diarrheal diseases among children aged 6-59 months in low-income countries. Recently, experts have suggested that other intervention...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  14 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...

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

Apr 8th, 2021 - 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...

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

Apr 4th, 2019 - 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 (...

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...

The Effects of Biscuits Containing Red Palm Oil on School Children With Vitamin A Deficiency in West and East Malaysia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03256123

Aug 21st, 2017 - Deficiency of vitamin A or retinol is a public health problem and listed as the most widespread nutritional deficiency worldwide (Sommer, 1995). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 190 million preschool children in underdevelop...

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News  12 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...

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...

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 ...

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