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Vitamin A Deficiency

Known as: deficiency diseases vitamin, deficiency of vitamin a, Hypovitaminosis A NOS 
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN A in the diet, characterized by NIGHT BLINDNESS and other ocular manifestations such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
'Golden Rice' is a variety of rice engineered to produce β-carotene (pro-vitamin A) to help combat vitamin A deficiency, and it… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • K. West
  • The Journal of nutrition
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 13678194
Knowledge of the extent of vitamin A (VA) deficiency (D) is critical for identifying high-risk populations and mobilizing… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
Comprehensive recommendations for the assessment and control of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) were rigorously reviewed and revised… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Objective: To gain insight into vitamin A deficiency as a cause of anemia.Methods: Comprehensive review of the scientific… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Free radicals have been implicated in over a hundred disease conditions in humans, including arthritis, hemorrhagic shock… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
This paper assesses critically the science base that underpins the argument that oxidative damage is a significant causative… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This book on vitamin A deficiency not only addresses ocular manifestations but also the broader context of child health and… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Scientifi c and policy-making groups have issued somewhat confl icting statements about the benefi ts of postpartum vitamin A… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
  • H. Sies, W. Stahl
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 13655078
Tocopherols and tocotrienols (vitamin E), ascorbic acid (vitamin C), and the carotenoids react with free radicals, notably… Expand