Affiliation: Harvard University
- Effects of vitamins, including vitamin A, on HIV/AIDS patientsSaurabh Mehta
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Vitam Horm 75:355-83. 2007..Similarly, multivitamin supplementation of people infected with HIV, particularly pregnant women, is strongly suggested...
- Factors associated with mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected patients with pulmonary tuberculosisFerdinand M Mugusi
Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
BMC Public Health 9:409. 2009..This study investigates factors associated with mortality including patients' HIV sero-status, CD4 cell count, laboratory, nutritional and demographic characteristics in AFB smear positive pulmonary TB patients...
- Anemia and growth failure among HIV-infected children in India: a retrospective analysisAnita Shet
Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
BMC Pediatr 9:37. 2009..Anemia and poor nutrition have been previously described as independent risk factors for death among HIV-infected children. We sought to describe nutritional status, anemia burden and HIV disease correlates among infected children in India...
- Nutritional indicators of adverse pregnancy outcomes and mother-to-child transmission of HIV among HIV-infected womenSaurabh Mehta
Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 87:1639-49. 2008..Poor nutrition may be associated with mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV and other adverse pregnancy outcomes...
- Perinatal outcomes, including mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and child mortality and their association with maternal vitamin D status in TanzaniaSaurabh Mehta
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Infect Dis 200:1022-30. 2009..Vitamin D is a strong immunomodulator and may protect against adverse pregnancy outcomes, mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and child mortality...
- Lipid-soluble vitamins A, D, and E in HIV-infected pregnant women in TanzaniaS Mehta
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Eur J Clin Nutr 64:808-17. 2010..There is limited published research examining lipid-soluble vitamins in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected pregnant women, particularly in resource-limited settings...
- Vitamin D status of HIV-infected women and its association with HIV disease progression, anemia, and mortalitySaurabh Mehta
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e8770. 2010....
- Malaria parasitemia and CD4 T cell count, viral load, and adverse HIV outcomes among HIV-infected pregnant women in TanzaniaMolly F Franke
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:556-62. 2010..1-6.0; P test for heterogeneity = 0.05). Further study is warranted to determine whether or not parasitemia is especially detrimental to individuals with lower levels of immunosuppression or chronic low parasitemia...
- Nutritional status and mortality among HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in TanzaniaEnju Liu
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 1633 Tremont St, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120, USA
J Infect Dis 204:282-90. 2011..Poor nutritional status is associated with immunologic impairment and adverse health outcomes among adults infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
- Prevalence of hepatitis B co-infection and response to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected patients in TanzaniaClaudia Hawkins
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
AIDS 27:919-27. 2013..To evaluate the prevalence of HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) co-infection and relationship between HIV/HBV and health outcomes in a cohort of HIV-infected adults receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) in urban Tanzania...
- Interaction of estrogen therapy with calcium and vitamin D supplementation on colorectal cancer risk: reanalysis of Women's Health Initiative randomized trialEric L Ding
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Int J Cancer 122:1690-4. 2008..Important biological mechanisms related to the key membrane receptor megalin and estrogen-dependent protein calbindin are discussed...