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Undernutrition, Vitamin A and Iron Deficiency Are Associated with Impaired Intestinal Mucosal Permeability in Young Bangladeshi Children Assessed by Lactulose/Mannitol Test

Environmental enteropathy is a disorder often subclinical that usually takes place among the residents of low-and middle income (developing) countries where the sanitation is…

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Cost-Effectiveness of Price Subsidies on Fortified Packaged Infant Cereals in Reducing Iron Deficiency Anemia in 6-23-Month-Old-Children in Urban India

Inadequate nutrition has a severe impact on health in India. The single most important nutritional risk factor in India is iron deficiency, accounting for more than 3% of all disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) according to the…

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Trials of Improved Practices (TIPs) to Enhance the Dietary and Iron-Folate Intake during Pregnancy

Anemia continues to be a major public health problem in developing countries with its enduring ill effects on health, social and economic development. Although occurring at all stages of the life cycle, but…

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Social Costs of Iron Deficiency Anemia in 6–59 Month-Old Children in India

Inadequate nutrition has a severe impact on health in India. According to the WHO Global Burden of Disease project (GBD), 6 out of the leading 15 health risk factors in India are related to…

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Iron deficiency anemia in Indian children – causes, prevalence and management

Introduction Iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) is a common type of anemia which causes about half of the anemia cases reported in the world. It is estimated that over 1 billion people are iron-deficient. Women are more likely to be affected by IDA than men. IDA can be caused by low intake… 

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