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Relationship of trace element deficiencies to malnutrition
Perusal of most medical textbooks shows that childhood malnutrition in the tropics has been consistently ascribed to feeding a diet deficient in either protein or energy, or some combination of theExpand
ZINC AND IMMUNOCOMPETENCE IN PROTEIN-ENERGY MALNUTRITION
Malnourished children have thymic atrophy which is reversed by zinc supplementation. To see if their defect in cell-mediated immunity was also associated with zinc deficiency ten children wereExpand
EFFECT OF ZINC ON THYMUS OF RECENTLY MALNOURISHED CHILDREN
Zinc-deficient animals and children have thymic atrophy and an increased susceptibility to infections. Children with protein-energy malnutrition similarly have thymic atrophy, zinc deficiency, andExpand
PROTEIN DEFICIENCY, ENERGY DEFICIENCY, AND THE OEDEMA OF MALNUTRITION
The role of dietary protein deficiency in kwashiorkor is uncertain, although it has been shown not to be involved in the famine oedema of adults. A study of six different diets given to 103 childrenExpand
Arsenic, selenium, and African trypanosomiasis
ALBUMIN AND NUTRITIONAL ŒDEMA
Abstract The nature of the association between plasma albumin and nutritional œdema has been examined by observing the changes in albumin during loss of œdema in patients on a restricted diet. SinceExpand
The zinc sandwich and growth
WHO guidelines on detecting pneumonia in children
Free Radicals and Malnutrition
A free radical is simply an atom or molecule with an unpaired electron. This confers very considerable reactivity on the molecule. As the unpaired electron seeks to be paired, it may either abstractExpand
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