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July 5, 2015

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July 5, 2015

Vitamin B12 Supplement Linked to Pimply Skin

June 24, 2015 — Vitamin B12 tweaks how genes behave in the facial bacteria of some people who normally enjoy clear skin, leading to pimples, new research ... read more

Uninterrupted NOAC Therapy During AF Ablation Appears Safe

June 24, 2015 — Uninterrupted treatment with novel oral anticoagulants during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation is safe, suggests new research. Continuation of NOAC therapy was not associated with ... read more

Researchers Discover New Enzyme, Link to Iron in Vitamin A Synthesis

June 15, 2015 — A research team's discovery of new information about how plants synthesize carotenoids, precursors for vitamin A that are essential for plant development and survival, and human health, could ... read more

Vitamin D Supplements May Benefit Children With Kidney Disease

June 11, 2015 — Among children with chronic kidney disease, those with lower vitamin D levels had higher levels of blood markers related to kidney dysfunction as well as greater kidney function loss over time, ... read more

Is Dietary Supplementation Appropriate for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder?

June 4, 2015 — Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often picky eaters, which can lead parents to suspect that their children might not be getting adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals. This ... read more

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Do Not Improve Menopausal Symptoms

June 1, 2015 — Women who took vitamin D and calcium supplements had the same number of menopausal symptoms as women who did not take the supplements, according to a study. Involving 34,157 women, the study is part ... read more

Drug Treatment to Prevent Hip Fracture Is Neither Viable nor Cost Effective, Experts Say

May 26, 2015 — The current focus on drugs to prevent hip fractures is neither viable as a public health strategy nor cost effective, argue an international team of ... read more

Include Men in Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines, Experts Urge

May 20, 2015 — Osteoporosis affects more men than prostate cancer. In a large study of smokers, men were more likely than women to have osteoporosis and fractures of their vertebrae. Smoking history and chronic ... read more

May 19, 2015 — Body builders have it right: Vitamin E does help build strong muscles, and scientists appear to have figured out one important way it does it. Vitamin E has long known as a powerful antioxidant, and ... read more

Sunshine Alone Not Enough for Vitamin D During Pregnancy

May 18, 2015 — Despite high levels of sunshine, low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are common in Mediterranean women according to a new study. This finding should help lower the prevalence of early childhood ... read more

Link Between Vitamin E, Exposure to Air Pollution

May 15, 2015 — An association between the amount of vitamin E in the body, exposure to particulate pollution and lung function has been uncovered by a new study. The paper adds to growing evidence from previous ... read more

Revealing Breast Cancer Using Nanoscale Polymers

May 14, 2015 — A biocompatible polymer selectively targets and lights up cancer tumors for a noninvasive imaging system, investigators report. Generating photoacoustic signals requires an ultrafast laser pulse to ... read more

New Cancer Treatment, Prevention Studies Signal Major Advances for Children, Adults

May 14, 2015 — Results from four major studies have been announced by experts, showing that: use of a widely available vitamin pill reduces the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers; that early chemotherapy extends the ... read more

Vitamin D Levels Predict Survival Chances for Sick Cats, Study Finds

May 13, 2015 — Higher levels of vitamin D are linked to better survival chances for hospitalized pet cats, a study has found. The findings suggest that cats may hold vital clues about the health benefits of vitamin ... read more

Mobile Tracking Application May Help Users Meet Vitamin D Requirements

May 7, 2015 — Vitamin D is essential for the maintenance of bone health and may be implicated in other chronic diseases, as well as immunity, but adults in Canada are consistently deficient in dietary vitamin D, ... read more

Vitamin D Toxicity Rare in People Who Take Supplements, Researchers Report

Apr. 30, 2015 — Americans have low vitamin D levels, research shows, and as a result, vitamin D supplement use has climbed in recent years. Vitamin D has been shown to boost bone health and it may play a role in ... read more

Apr. 30, 2015 — Pancreatic cancer rates are highest in countries with the least amount of sunlight, researchers report. Low sunlight levels in those countries, they say, were due to a combination of heavy cloud ... read more

Genetically Modified Crops to Fight Spina Bifida

Apr. 28, 2015 — Genetically modified crops are usually designed to have herbicide tolerance and insect resistance, but there are other applications of such engineered plants, such as the incorporation of genes for ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — A genetic mystery that has afflicted three unrelated families plagued by congenital eye malformations has now been solved by researchers. By mapping and sequencing family DNA, the research team found ... read more

Pooled Analysis Confirms Vitamin E as a Treatment for Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

Apr. 23, 2015 — Vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopherol) is an effective treatment for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to new research. NASH occurs when the liver becomes inflamed due to the accumulation of ... read more

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