deficiency disease

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

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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.
This review discusses the biochemical functions of vitamin B12, clinical deficiency diseases associated with vitamin B12, causes of deficiency, vegan infants and the elderly, nutritional intakes in Australia and New Zealand and meeting dietary requirements.
Ill health affected Jean's chances of success at school as she suffered scarlet fever and myxoedema, a thyroid deficiency disease.
The iron deficiency disease affects plants such as camellias, gardenias and azaleas.
She was a victim of Adenosine Deamimse Deficiency disease, which affects only a handful of people in the world.
The protein deficiency disease kwashiorkor was observed in Iraq "for the first time," the document adds.
Kwashiorkor, a protein deficiency disease, was observed in Iraq for the first time, according to the document, which added, "Gastroenteritis was killing children .
This cell damage can lead to cancer, heart disease, immune deficiency disease, memory loss, and aging.
After several medical evaluations, physicians discovered Lawrence had an immune deficiency disease called Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II deficiency.
Although we don't know for certain what each and every individual needs, we do know that if you consume nutrients at the level of their RDAs, your risk of developing a dietary deficiency disease is only 2 percent or less.
To combat Iodine Deficiency Disease, Universal Salt Iodization has been accepted by the government and some progress made but the problem of macronutrient deficiencies, specially iron deficiency anaemia, need to be addressed.
Scientists had known that people with a form of severe combined immune deficiency disease (SCID) that is linked to the X chromosome lacked this gamma chain.
LAL Deficiency disease manifestations can resemble other more common conditions, and given the historically limited disease awareness, misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis can occur.
HOUSTON--Hypoparathyroidism may soon lose its status as the only endocrine deficiency disease for which the missing hormone isn't available as an approved replacement therapy.