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deficiency

Biology the absence of a gene or a region of a chromosome normally present
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Pellagra is a nutritional disorder caused by the deficiency of niacin and is characterized classically with three 3 Ds, namely dermatitis, diarrhea and dementia.1 These classical manifestations are rarely seen nowadays, especially due to dietary deficiency alone.2 We report a case of pellagra with the classical dermatological manifestations on the hands and feet but no involvement of the facial and neck region.
Causes of vitamin [B.sub.12] and folate deficiencies Vitamin Bn deficiency Folate deficiency Dietary deficiency Dietary deficiency Ovolactovegetarians Poor diet Malabsorption (e.g.
In the study, it was found that the most common cause of iron deficiency anaemia was probably due to increased loss of blood as in case of menorrhagia seen in 34%, followed by dietary deficiency as assessed by the poor nutritional status seen in 18% and increased demand as in pregnancy seen in 36%.
Stephanie Venn-Watson says, "We hypothesize that widespread movement away from whole fat dairy products in human populations may have created unanticipated heptadecanoic acid deficiencies, and, in turn, this dietary deficiency may be playing a role in the global diabetes pandemic." Since the CDC estimates that one in three adults in the U.S.
Could that lingering tiredness and those frequent headaches be due to a dietary deficiency? Nel Staveley booked in for a blood test – with surprising results.
Research continues to support the fact that obesity is also linked to dietary deficiency rather than purely overeating.
Therefore, several years of dietary deficiency are necessary before the condition is clinically apparent.
As many children in countries where there is a dietary deficiency in vitamin A rely on rice as a staple food, the genetic modification to make rice produce the vitamin A precursor beta-carotene is seen as a simple and less expensive alternative to vitamin supplements or an increase in the consumption of green vegetables or animal products.
Editor's Note: "We found that this dietary deficiency can compromise the behavioral health of adolescents, not only because their diet is deficient but because their parents' diet was deficient as well," Dr.
Inadequate exposure to sunlight in children due to hot weather is major cause of vitamin D deficiency along with dietary deficiency. Very little vitamin D is found in natural food.
A dietary deficiency leads to lightening of coat or reddening of black hairs.