Vitamin A supplementation improves health condition of HIV-infected children

The effects of vitamin A supplementation on the morbidity of children born to HIV-infected women.

This study evaluated the effects of vitamin A supplementation in children born to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women. 118 offspring of HIV-infected women were included in this investigation. The results showed that vitamin A supplementation for children of HIV-infected women appeared to be beneficial, particularly for diarrhea among HIV-infected children. More details can be found in the study.
A Coutsoudis, R A Bobat, H M Coovadia, L Kuhn, W Y Tsai, and Z A Stein. The effects of vitamin A supplementation on the morbidity of children born to HIV-infected women. Am J Public Health. 1995 August; 85(8 Pt 1): 1076–1081.



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