R Kupka

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Multivitamin supplements have no effect on growth of Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected mothers
    Roland Kupka
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:722-7. 2013
  2. pmc Effect of selenium supplements on hemoglobin concentration and morbidity among HIV-1-infected Tanzanian women
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1475-8. 2009
  3. pmc Predictors of stillbirth among HIV-infected Tanzanian women
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:584-92. 2009
  4. pmc Patterns and predictors of CD4 T-cell counts among children born to HIV-infected women in Tanzania
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 55:290-6. 2009
  5. pmc Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of selenium supplements among HIV-infected pregnant women in Tanzania: effects on maternal and child outcomes
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1802-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Iron status is an important cause of anemia in HIV-infected Tanzanian women but is not related to accelerated HIV disease progression
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Nutr 137:2317-23. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between plasma selenium concentrations and lower genital tract levels of HIV-1 RNA and interleukin type 1beta
    R Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:542-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Selenium levels in relation to morbidity and mortality among children born to HIV-infected mothers
    R Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1250-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Selenium status is associated with accelerated HIV disease progression among HIV-1-infected pregnant women in Tanzania
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:2556-60. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation to HIV-1-infected pregnant women: effects on maternal anthropometry, viral load, and early mother-to-child transmission
    E Villamor
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:862-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Multivitamin supplements have no effect on growth of Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected mothers
    Roland Kupka
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:722-7. 2013
    ..71) or on the incidence of growth failure (P ≥ 0.16). Multivitamin supplements had no effect on growth among children born to HIV-infected women who were themselves receiving multivitamins...
  2. pmc Effect of selenium supplements on hemoglobin concentration and morbidity among HIV-1-infected Tanzanian women
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1475-8. 2009
    ..05 g/dL; 95% confidence interval, -0.07 to 0.16 g/dL) but reduced diarrheal morbidity risk by 40% (relative risk, 0.60; 95% confidence interval, 0.42-0.84). There was no effect on the other morbidity end points...
  3. pmc Predictors of stillbirth among HIV-infected Tanzanian women
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:584-92. 2009
    ..To determine maternal risk factors for stillbirth among pregnant HIV-infected women in sub-Saharan Africa...
  4. pmc Patterns and predictors of CD4 T-cell counts among children born to HIV-infected women in Tanzania
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Trop Pediatr 55:290-6. 2009
    ..5 g/dl among HIV-uninfected children. The maternal and child predictors described may serve as intervention targets among HIV-exposed children...
  5. pmc Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of selenium supplements among HIV-infected pregnant women in Tanzania: effects on maternal and child outcomes
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1802-8. 2008
    ..In observational studies, adequate selenium status has been associated with better pregnancy outcomes and slowed HIV disease progression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Iron status is an important cause of anemia in HIV-infected Tanzanian women but is not related to accelerated HIV disease progression
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    J Nutr 137:2317-23. 2007
    ..High storage iron does not appear to be related to HIV disease progression in this population, but more research on the role of iron during HIV disease is needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between plasma selenium concentrations and lower genital tract levels of HIV-1 RNA and interleukin type 1beta
    R Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:542-7. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between selenium nutritional status and intermediates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 transmission...
  8. ncbi request reprint Selenium levels in relation to morbidity and mortality among children born to HIV-infected mothers
    R Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1250-8. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between selenium status and child mortality and morbidity among children born to HIV-infected mothers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Selenium status is associated with accelerated HIV disease progression among HIV-1-infected pregnant women in Tanzania
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA
    J Nutr 134:2556-60. 2004
    ..Selenium status may be important for clinical outcomes related to HIV disease in sub-Saharan Africa...
  10. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation to HIV-1-infected pregnant women: effects on maternal anthropometry, viral load, and early mother-to-child transmission
    E Villamor
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:862-9. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of zinc supplementation to HIV-1-infected pregnant women on viral load, early mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT), and wasting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Water and sanitation associated with improved child growth
    A T Merchant
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1562-8. 2003
    ..To examine the relation between household water and sanitation, and the risk of stunting and reversal of stunting in Khartoum and Crezira regions, Sudan...
  12. pmc Predictors of stunting, wasting and underweight among Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected women
    C M McDonald
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1265-76. 2012
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  13. pmc A randomized trial to determine the optimal dosage of multivitamin supplements to reduce adverse pregnancy outcomes among HIV-infected women in Tanzania
    Kosuke Kawai
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:391-7. 2010
    ..The minimum dosage of multivitamins necessary for optimal benefits is unknown...
  14. pmc Predictors and consequences of anaemia among antiretroviral-naïve HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected children in Tanzania
    Anirban Chatterjee
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:289-96. 2010
    ..The aims of the present study were to identify maternal and child predictors of anaemia among children born to HIV-infected women and to study the association between childhood anaemia and mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Selenium status, pregnancy outcomes, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:203-10. 2005
    ..However, there is no direct epidemiologic evidence on these relations among HIV-infected pregnant women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anemia is an independent predictor of mortality and immunologic progression of disease among women with HIV in Tanzania
    Megan E O'Brien
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:219-25. 2005
    ..To examine the association of anemia with mortality and disease progression among a cohort of women with HIV in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin supplementation improves hematologic status in HIV-infected women and their children in Tanzania
    Wafaie W Fawzi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1335-43. 2007
    ..Anemia is a frequent complication among HIV-infected persons and is associated with faster disease progression and mortality...
  18. ncbi request reprint Zinc nutrition and HIV infection
    Roland Kupka
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Nutr Rev 60:69-79. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein independently predicts HIV-related outcomes among women and children in a resource-poor setting
    Paul K Drain
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    AIDS 21:2067-75. 2007
    ..To evaluate C-reactive protein (CRP) as a predictor of HIV-related outcomes among women and children in a resource-poor setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients in HIV-positive persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Paul K Drain
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:333-45. 2007
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