neonatal vitamin A supplementation

Vitamin A supplementation in children aged 1-4 is an important intervention for improving health and mortality rates in developing countries. Improvements of 20-30% have been observed. Gogia and Sachdev have looked at the value of supplementation in reports on babies aged less than 1 month. There was no benefit from such interventionGogia and Sachdev 2009…

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infant malnutrition

During 2008 the Lancet has run a fascinating series of articles on malnutrition and deprivation. These are profound contributions to our understanding and knowledge. There is of course correspondence coming in to the Lancet concerning these articles and reveal the complexities of straight forward and sensible ideas.Bhutta at al Lancet 2008 vol 371 pp 417-40…

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