Susceptibility To Infectious Diseases

Susceptibility to infectious diseases Infectious diseases have been associated with depletion of vitamin A hepatic reserves (already limited in vitamin A-deficient subjects), reduced serum retinol concentrations, and increased loss of vitamin A in the urine (37)....

Vitamin A Deficiency-Related Disorders

Disease of the eye and blindness This month we will look at a piece from the Linus Pauling Institute Micronutrient Information Center: “With an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 children becoming blind annually, vitamin A deficiency constitutes the leading...