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Molecular link uncovered between vitamin A and intestinal health

New research from Monash University has found a signalling molecule that helps maintain intestinal health in mice. Published in PLoS […]

Teratogenic

Teratogenic means having the potential to cause congenital malformations (birth defects). Teratogenic substances that should not be consumed during pregnancy […]

Nyctalopia

Nyctalopia is an eye condition characterised by defects in the regeneration of rhodopsin. It is caused by vitamin A deficiency. […]

Xerophthalmia

Xerophthalmia is a condition affecting structures in the eye called the cornea and conjunctiva. It is associated with vitamin A deficiency. […]