"Deficiency Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition produced by dietary or metabolic deficiency. The term includes all diseases caused by an insufficient supply of essential nutrients, i.e., protein (or amino acids), vitamins, and minerals. It also includes an inadequacy of calories. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
- Deficiency Diseases
- Deficiency Disease
- Disease, Deficiency
- Diseases, Deficiency
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Deficiency Diseases" by people in Profiles.
Dietary Selenium Deficiency Partially Mimics the Metabolic Effects of Arsenic. Nutrients. 2021 Aug 23; 13(8).
Nutrition in Gynecological Diseases: Current Perspectives. Nutrients. 2021 Apr 02; 13(4).
Screening for Zinc Deficiency in Patients with Cirrhosis: When Should We Start? Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Oct; 60(10):3130-5.
The methionine-choline deficient dietary model of steatohepatitis does not exhibit insulin resistance. J Hepatol. 2004 Jan; 40(1):47-51.
Adaptive responses of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 1-alpha hydroxylase expression to dietary phosphate restriction in young and adult rats. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2003 Sep 01; 1639(1):34-42.
Zinc and intestinal function. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 1999 Oct; 1(5):398-403.
A practical guide to the recognition of nutritional deficiencies. Compr Ther. 1997 Mar; 23(3):218-22.
Congenital angiotensin-converting enzyme deficiency presenting as recurrent angioedema of upper airway in adult life. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995 Mar; 112(3):421-3.
Effects of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 on rat duodenum, jejunum, and ileum. Correlation of calcium active transport with tissue levels of vitamin D3 metabolites. J Biol Chem. 1974 Feb 25; 249(4):1156-61.
Hunger USA 1968. A critical review. Am J Clin Nutr. 1969 Apr; 22(4):480-9.