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any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)

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serving patients requiring subcutaneous immune globulin and IV Immune globulin (IVIG) for autoimmune and primary immune deficiency diseases.
Fortification of salt with iodine has long been devised as an effective strategy to tackle the problem of iodine deficiency diseases in the community.
Vitamins A and D are two essential micronutrients added to fluid milk as fortified food in order to prevent deficiency diseases.
The work has already helped doctors diagnose a severe form of epilepsy and immune deficiency diseases in children.
Reimbursement rates have caused the shift of some patient populations such as those with primary immune deficiency diseases and other rare diseases, from treatment in the physician office to treatment in the hospital outpatient department--arguably the worst setting for someone with a compromised immune system," he said at the subcommittee hearing.
Histopathological findings are similar to those in other deficiency diseases and vary with the age of the skin lesion.
The shortfall in vitamin D in young children is worrying and the impact is already being seen in hospitals and GP surgeries, with the return of rickets and other deficiency diseases.
ADMA is pursuing an indication for the use of this specialty IGIV product for treatment of patients diagnosed with primary immune deficiency diseases, or PIDD.
22 years in 2011 and socio-demographic patterns in the Sultanate are deemed to be in an 'epidemiological transition' phase marked by the 'shift from the acute infectious and deficiency diseases characteristic of underdevelopment to the chronic non-communicable diseases characteristic of modernisation and advanced levels of development.
Gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations of primary immune deficiency diseases.
The progression of these deficiency diseases may be modulated by newly recognized dietary factors distinct from the previously characterized essential nutrients.
Immune deficiency diseases are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterised by an increased risk of infection.
It is universally accepted that a level below 10ng/ml is associated with severe deficiency diseases such as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults.
By increasing one's vitamin D levels, the risk of cancer and other long-latency deficiency diseases can be reduced.
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