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Responsibility for a healthy world Dr. Rath Research Institute 100+ Studies Published In PubMed

Studies on Infectious Diseases

Serum vitamin A levels in respiratory syncytial virus infection.
Neuzil KM; Gruber WC; Chytil F; Stahlman MT; Engelhardt B; Graham BS

Vitamin A supplements and diarrheal and respiratory tract infections among children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Fawzi WW; Mbise R; Spiegelman D; Fataki M; Hertzmark E; Ndossi G
J Pediatr 2000 Nov;137(5):660-7

High-level dietary vitamin A enhances T-helper type 2 cytokine production and secretory immunoglobulin A response to influenza A virus infection in BALB/c mice.
Cui D; Moldoveanu Z; Stephensen CB
Journal of Nutrition 2000 May;130(5):1132-9

Effects of high dose vitamin C treatment on Helicobacter pylori infection and total vitamin C concentration in gastric juice.
Jarosz M; Dzieniszewski J; Dabrowska-Ufniarz E; Wartanowicz M; Ziemlanski S; Reed PI
European Journal of Cancer Prevention 1998 Dec;7(6):449-54

Serum vitamin A and beta-carotene levels in children with recurrent acute respiratory infections and diarrhoea in Malatya.
Kucukbay H; Yakinci C; Kucukbay FZ; Turgut M
Journal of Tropical Pediatry 1997 Dec;43(6):337-40

Vitamin C and common cold incidence: a review of studies with subjects under heavy physical stress.
Hemila H
International Journal of Sports Medicine 1996 Jul;17(5):379-83

A to Z: vitamin A and zinc, the miracle duo.
Molina EL; Patel JA
Indian Journal of Pediatrics 1996 Jul-Aug;63(4):427-31

Effect of vitamin A deficiency on the early response to experimental Pseudomonas keratitis.
Twining SS; Zhou X; Schulte DP; Wilson PM; Fish B; Moulder J
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1996 Mar;37(4):511-22

Lymphocyte subpopulations in children with vitamin D deficient rickets.
Yener E; Coker C; Cura A; Keskinoglu A; Mir S
Acta Paediatr Jpn 1995 Aug;37(4):500-2

Interrelation of vitamin C, infection, haemostatic factors, and cardiovascular disease.
Khaw KT; Woodhouse P
British Medical Journal 1995 Jun 17;310(6994):1559-63

Vitamin A deficiency predisposes to Staphylococcus aureus infection.
Wiedermann U; Tarkowski A; Bremell T; Hanson LA; Kahu H; Dahlgren UI
Infect Immun 1996 Jan;64(1):209-14

Lymphocyte subpopulations in children with vitamin D deficient rickets.
Yener E; Coker C; Cura A; Keskinoglu A; Mir S
Acta Paediatr Jpn 1995 Aug;37(4):500-2

Dietary vitamin A intake and the incidence of diarrhea and respiratory infection among Sudanese children.
Fawzi WW; Herrera MG; Willett WC; Nestel P; el Amin A; Mohamed KA
Journal of Nutrition 1995 May;125(5):1211-21

Vitamin A supplementation improves macrophage function and bacterial clearance during experimental salmonella infection.
Hatchigian EA; Santos JI; Broitman SA; Vitale JJ
Proceddings of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine 1989 May;191(1):47-54

Effect of infection on nutrient requirements.
Scrimshaw NS
Am J Clin Nutr 1977 Sep;30(9):1536-44

Iron deficiency in the tropics.
Fleming AF
Clin Haematol 1982 Jun;11(2):365-88

A health and nutritional profile of rural school children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Jinabhai CC; Taylor M; Coutsoudis A; Coovadia HM; Tomkins AM; Sullivan KR
Ann Trop Paediatr 2001 Mar;21(1):50-8

Nutritional requirements in parasitic diseases.
Calloway DH
Rev Infect Dis 1982 Jul-Aug;4(4):891-5

Zastosuvannia kompleksu vitaminiv z mineralamy "Mul'ty-Tabs" z metoiu profilaktyky hrypu. [The use of the Multi-Tabs vitamin and mineral complex to prevent influenza]
Kononenko VV; Rudenko AO; Vasylenko LH; Myronenko AH
Lik Sprava 1998 May;(3):107-9

Vitamin E status, glutathione peroxidase activity and the effect of vitamin E supplementation in children with thalassemia.
Suthutvoravut U; Hathirat P; Sirichakwal P; Sasanakul W; Tassaneeyakul A; Feungpean B
J Med Assoc Thai 1993 Oct;76 Suppl 2:146-52

Anemia in pregnancy in rural Tanzania: associations with micronutrients status and infections.
Hinderaker SG; Olsen BE; Lie RT; Bergsjo PB; Gasheka P; Bondevik GT; Ulvik R; Kvale G
Eur Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2002 Mar;56(3):192-9

Micronutrient concentrations in the HIV wasting syndrome.
Coodley GO; Coodley MK; Nelson HD; Loveless MO
AIDS 1993 Dec;7(12):1595-600

Micronutrient deficiencies in the preterm neonate.
Powers HJ
Proc Nutr Soc 1993 Aug;52(2):285-91

Effect of vitamin and trace-element supplementation on immune responses and infection in elderly subjects.
Chandra RK
Lancet 1992 Nov 7;340(8828):1124-7

Epidemiology of uterine cervical cancer.
Brinton LA; Fraumeni JF
J Chronic Dis 1986;39(12):1051-65

Micronutrients and infectious diseases: thoughts on integration of mechanistic approaches into micronutrient research.
Taylor CE; Higgs ES
Journal of Infectious Diseases 2000 Sep;182 Suppl 1:S1-4

Serum concentration of micronutrients in relation to schistosomiasis and indicators of infection: a cross-sectional study among rural Zimbabwean schoolchildren.
Friis H; Ndhlovu P; Kaondera K; Sandstrom B; Michaelsen KF; Vennervald BJ; Christensen NO
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1996 Jun;50(6):386-91

Micronutrient malnutrition, infection, and immunity: an overview.
Bhaskaram P
Nutritional Review 2002 May;60(5 Pt 2):S40-5

Respiratory infections reduce the growth response to vitamin A supplementation in a randomized controlled trial.
Hadi H; Stoltzfus RJ; Moulton LH; Dibley MJ; West KP
International Journal of Epidemiology 1999 Oct;28(5):874-81

Micronutrients and the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus infection.
Semba RD; Tang AM
British Journal of Nutrition 1999 Mar;81(3):181-9

Micronutriments et infections virales tropicales: un aspect du complexe pathogene en medecine tropicale. [Micronutrients and tropical viral infections: one aspect of pathogenic complexity in tropical medicine]
Malvy D
Med Trop (Mars) 1999;59(4 Pt 2):442-8

A health and nutritional profile of rural school children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Jinabhai CC; Taylor M; Coutsoudis A; Coovadia HM; Tomkins AM; Sullivan KR
Ann Trop Paediatr 2001 Mar;21(1):50-8

Efficacy of a multi-micronutrient dietary intervention based on haemoglobin, hair zinc concentrations, and selected functional outcomes in rural Malawian children
Yeudall F; Gibson RS; Kayira C; Umar E
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2002 Dec;56(12):1176-85

Micronutrient antioxidants in gastric mucosa and serum in patients with gastritis and gastric ulcer: does Helicobacter pylori infection affect the mucosal levels?
Nair S; Norkus EP; Hertan H; Pitchumoni CS
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2000 Jun;30(4):381-5

Malnutrition et deficit immunitaire chez l'enfant. [Malnutrition and immunodeficiency in children]
Leke L; Saygili A; Vural M; Risbourg B
Arch Pediatr 1996 Jul;3(7):705-13

Micronutrient profiles in HIV-1-infected heterosexual adults.
Skurnick JH; Bogden JD; Baker H; Kemp FW; Sheffet A; Quattrone G; Louria DB
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 1996 May 1;12(1):75-83

Micronutrient levels in HIV-1-infected children.
Periquet BA; Jammes NM; Lambert WE; Tricoire J; Moussa MM; Garcia J; Ghisolfi J; Thouvenot J
AIDS 1995 Aug;9(8):887-93

Randomised trial of effects of vitamin supplements on pregnancy outcomes and T cell counts in HIV-1-infected women in Tanzania.
Fawzi WW; Msamanga GI; Spiegelman D; Urassa EJ; McGrath N; Mwakagile D; Antelman G; Mbise R; Herrera G; Kapiga S; Willett W; Hunter DJ
Lancet 1998 May 16;351(9114):1477-82

Predictors of micronutrient status among six- to twelve-month-old breast-fed Ghanaian infants.
Lartey A; Manu A; Brown KH; Dewey KG
Journal of Nutrition 2000 Feb;130(2):199-207

Infectious Diseases
Cunningham-Rundles S; Ahrn S; Abuav-Nussbaum R; Dnistrian A
Nutritional Review 2002 May;60(5 Pt 2):S68-72

Nutrition and immune function in human immunodeficiency virus infection.
Macallan DC
Proc Nutr Soc 1999 Aug;58(3):743-8

Micronutrient supplementation and immune function in the elderly.
High KP
Clin Infect Dis 1999 Apr;28(4):717-22

Viral characteristics of human papillomavirus infection and antioxidant levels as risk factors for cervical dysplasia.
Ho GY; Palan PR; Basu J; Romney SL; Kadish AS; Mikhail M; Wassertheil-Smoller S; Runowicz C; Burk RD
Int J Cancer 1998 Nov 23;78(5):594-9

Effects of vitamin E and C supplementation on oxidative stress and viral load in HIV-infected subjects.
Allard JP; Aghdassi E; Chau J; Tam C; Kovacs CM; Salit IE; Walmsley SL
AIDS 1998 Sep 10;12(13):1653-9

The health and nutritional status of schoolchildren in Africa: evidence from school-based health programmes in Ghana and Tanzania. The Partnership for Child Development.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1998 May-Jun;92(3):254-61

Plasma ascorbic acid and beta-carotene levels in women evaluated for HPV infection, smoking, and cervix dysplasia.
Basu J; Palan PR; Vermund SH; Goldberg GL; Burk RD; Romney SL
Cancer Detect Prev 1991;15(3):165-70

Nourishing the HIV-infected adult.
Rakower D; Galvin TA
Holist Nurs Pract 1989 Aug;3(4):26-37

Etiology of anemia in pregnancy in south Malawi.
van den Broek NR; Letsky EA
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2000 Jul;72(1 Suppl):247S-256S

Malnutrition, morbidity and mortality in children and their mothers.
Tomkins A
Proceedings of the Nutritional Society 2000 Feb;59(1):135-46

Antiviral activity of flavones and potentiation by ascorbate.
J Gen Virol 1988 Jul;69 ( Pt 7):1749-51 (ISSN: 0022-1317)
Vrijsen R; Everaert L; Boeye A

Ascorbate stabilizes the differentiated state and reduces the ability of Rous sarcoma virus to replicate and to uniformly transform cell cultures.
Am J Clin Nutr 1991 Dec;54(6 Suppl):1247S-1251S (ISSN: 0002-9165)
Schwarz RI
Cell and Molecular Biology Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley 94720.

Ascorbic acid inhibits replication and infectivity of avian RNA tumor virus.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1980 May;77(5):2711-5 (ISSN: 0027-8424)
Bissell MJ; Hatie C; Farson DA; Schwarz RI; Soo WJ

In vitro inactivation of human immunodeficiency virus by ascorbic acid.
Biologicals 1995 Mar;23(1):75-81 (ISSN: 1045-1056)
Rawal BD; Bartolini F; Vyas GN Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0134, USA.

In vitro inhibition of human cytomegalovirus replication in human foreskin fibroblasts and endothelial cells by ascorbic acid 2-phosphate.
Antiviral Res 1995 Aug;27(4):405-18 (ISSN: 0166-3542)
Cinatl J; Cinatl J; Weber B; Rabenau H; Gumbel HO; Chenot JF; Scholz M; Encke A; Doerr HW Department of Medical Virology, Frankfurt a.M., Germany.

Mechanistic aspects of ascorbate inhibition of human immunodeficiency virus.
Chem Biol Interact 1994 Jun;91(2-3):207-15 (ISSN: 0009-2797)
Harakeh S; Niedzwiecki A; Jariwalla RJ

NF-kappa B-independent suppression of HIV expression by ascorbic acid.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 1997 Feb 10;13(3):235-9 (ISSN: 0889-2229) Harakeh S; Jariwalla RJ
Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94306, USA.

Rapid inactivation of bacteriophage T7 by ascorbic acid is repairable.
Biochim Biophys Acta 1982 Apr 26;697(1):25-30 (ISSN: 0006-3002)
Richter HE; Loewen PC

Suppression of human immunodeficiency virus replication by ascorbate in chronically and acutely infected cells.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1990 Sep;87(18):7245-9 (ISSN: 0027-8424)
Harakeh S; Jariwalla RJ; Pauling LViral Carcinogenesis, Laboratory, Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94306.

The effect of ascorbic acid on infection chick-embryo ciliated tracheal organ cultures by coronavirus.
Arch Virol 1978;56(3):195-9 (ISSN: 0304-8608)
Atherton JG; Kratzing CC; Fisher A