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Existing anti-inflammatory drug could help children suffering from an inherited bone disease
...could also help children with an inherited form of rickets
avoid complications from their disease, according ...rics and the study's senior author. Children with rickets
have vital phosphate washed out of the body through urine. Too little phosphate not only leads to ri...
Vitamin D deficiency emerges as new epidemic
...steoporosis and accounting for the re-emergence of rickets
in children. This overlooked health problem is ge...to increased rates of bone-related disease such as rickets
and osteoporosis, mounting research now links chronic vitamin D-deficiency with increased risks of c...
Resurgent rickets - Call for vitamin D supplementation for pregnant women and children
...nd fear of skin cancer; and the high prevalence of rickets
in immigrant groups in more temperate regions. Nick Bishop comments: "A safety net of extra dietary vitamin D should be re-emphasised, not only for children but also for pregnant women. The reason why many immigrant children in temperate zones have ...
A global treatment for iron deficiency
... prevalence of anemia fell from 42% to 24%, and of rickets
from 48% to 33%. Stanley H. Zlotkin owns the intellectual property rights to Sprinkles, and the H.J. Heinz Company is supporting the technical development of Sprinkles on a cost-recovery basis. Any profit from royalty fees on the technology tra...