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
aNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA bManagement and Development for Health MDH, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania cHarvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dMuhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania eDivision of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 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...