James Lyons-Weiler | 27 Oct 2022
Here’s a few more studies on the efficacy of Vitamin A in measles.
Hussey GD, Klein M. A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Vitamin A in Children with Severe Measles. N Engl J Med. 1990; 3223:160-164. Doi: 10.1.1056/NEJM199007193230304
Frieden TR, Sowell AL, Henning KJ, Huff DL, Gunn RA. Vitamin A Levels and Severity of Measles: New York City. Am J Dis Child. 1992;146(2):182–186. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1992.02160140048019
Rumore MM. Vitamin A as an immunomodulating agent. Clin Pharm. 1993 Jul;12(7):506-14. PMID: 8354037.
Gerster H. Vitamin A–functions, dietary requirements and safety in humans. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 1997;67(2):71-90. PMID: 9129249.
I also saved them in an easier-to-look-up-for-the-layperson format, with web link instead of doi, and with the date of publication first, so we can see order of publication date at a glance. Not sure you’d find that useful, but here it is anyway, including your d’Souza review link:
1990, Hussey GD, Klein M. New England Journal of Medicine, A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Vitamin A in Children with Severe Measles https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199007193230304
1992, Frieden, TR et al. JAMA Pediatrics, Vitamin A Levels and Severity of Measles, New York City https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/article-abstract/516043
1993, Rumore, MM Clinical Pharmacology, Vitamin A as an Immunomodulating Agent https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8354037/
1997, Gerster, H. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, Vitamin A–functions, dietary requirements and safety in humans https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9129249/
2002, D’Souza R. Cochrane Database for Systematic Reviews: Vitamin A for treating measles in children https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11869601/