Nutrition: Vitamin A supplementation-maternal and neonatal survival

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Abstract

The health responses to antenatal vitamin A supplementation evaluated in randomized intervention trials were recently systematically reviewed by van den Broek and colleagues. The importance of this update is reflected in the persistence of vitamin A deficiency during pregnancy and its potential to affect maternal and infant health and survival in many low-income countries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)190-192
Number of pages3
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2011

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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