News tagged with vitamin a supplementation

Low levels of vitamin A may fuel TB risk

People with low levels of vitamin A living with individuals sick with tuberculosis may be 10 times more likely to develop the disease than people with high levels of the nutrient, according to research led by investigators ...

Jun 12, 2017
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Child mortality in Niger plummets

Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, has bucked regional trends to achieve dramatic reductions in child mortality in recent years, according to a Countdown country case study published in The Lancet.

Sep 19, 2012
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Researchers discover additional benefit of vitamin A

Vitamin A is critical to maternal health and child survival, yet in most developing countries Vitamin A deficiency is a leading cause of blindness and increased child mortality. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...

May 12, 2010
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