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September 30, 2016

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September 30, 2016

What Vitamins, Nutrients Will Help Prevent Glaucoma from Worsening?

Sep. 14, 2016 — A healthy lifestyle, consisting of balanced nutrition, moderate exercise, and appropriate rest is an important part of your overall health and well-being and can help prevent illness too. A recent ... read more

New Oral Anticoagulants Provide Same Stroke Prevention as Warfarin but Cause Less Bleeding

Aug. 27, 2016 — The new oral anticoagulants provide the same stroke prevention as warfarin but cause less intracranial bleeding, reports an observational study in more than 43,000 ... read more

Electron Microscopy Reveals How Vitamin A Enters the Cell

Aug. 25, 2016 — Using a new, lightning-fast camera paired with an electron microscope, scientists have captured images of one of the smallest proteins in our cells to be "seen" with a ... read more

Adding Milk, Meat to Diet Dramatically Improves Nutrition for Poor in Zambia

Aug. 10, 2016 — Adding livestock to poor households in developing countries such as Zambia is shown to improve their financial status, but how the addition of milk and meat to their diet effects their nutrition has ... read more

Most Patients Taking Warfarin Long-Term Do Not Maintain Stable INR Values

Aug. 9, 2016 — Experts examined whether patients receiving warfarin who have stable international normalized ratio (INR) values remain stable over ... read more

Vitamin D Levels May Drop When Women Stop Using Birth Control

Aug. 4, 2016 — Women risk having their vitamin D levels fall when they stop using birth control pills or other contraceptives containing estrogen, according to a new ... read more

Vitamin D Levels Predict Risk of Brain Decline in Chinese Elderly

July 27, 2016 — Low vitamin D levels has been associated with increased subsequent risk of cognitive decline and impairment in the Chinese elderly, a new study ... read more

New Evidence: How Amino Acid Cysteine Combats Huntington's Disease

July 26, 2016 — Researchers have reported they have identified a biochemical pathway linking oxidative stress and the amino acid cysteine in Huntington's ... read more

Transcriptome Differences in Prostate Cancer Highlight Racial Disparities, Vitamin D

July 25, 2016 — Investigators report clinical research showing that African-American and European-American men with prostate cancer exhibit significantly different expression of genes associated with immune response ... read more

July 13, 2016 — The planktonic organism <em>Oikopleura dioica</em>, an animal model in the study of evolution and embryonic development in our phylum (chordates), has lost most of the genes related to ... read more

Study Shows a New Role for B-Complex Vitamins in Promoting Stem Cell Proliferation

July 11, 2016 — Folates can stimulate stem cell proliferation independently of their role as vitamins, according to a new study that used an in vitro culture and animal model system in their findings. Folates, ... read more

Children Who Watch Lots of TV May Have Poor Bone Health Later in Life

July 7, 2016 — Consistently watching high levels of television during childhood and adolescence were linked with lower peak bone mass at age 20 years in a recent study. Hours of television watching per week were ... read more

What Do My Cravings Say About My Health?

June 14, 2016 — After a stressful day, it’s almost second nature to laze on the couch and drown our sorrows in a bowl of ice-cream or potato chips. Soon, we glance down and realize we’ve managed to consume the ... read more

Proper Maternal Folate Level May Reduce Child Obesity Risk

June 13, 2016 — Proper maternal folate levels during pregnancy may protect children from a future risk of obesity, especially those born to obese mothers, according to a new ... read more

Unusual Combo Reduces Health Risk from Atypical Antipsychotic

June 2, 2016 — Taking vitamin D ameliorates the risk of developing new-onset diabetes from atypical antipsychotics like quetiapine, a new data mining study ... read more

Premature Babies May Grow Up to Have Weaker Bones

May 30, 2016 — Low birth weight babies are at higher risk of osteoporosis later in life, especially if they are born prematurely, say researchers. Targeting these children with the appropriate diet and ... read more

Vitamin Nicotinamide Riboside Protects Mice from Diabetes Complications

May 27, 2016 — A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside, can improve metabolic symptoms and prevent peripheral nerve damage in mouse models of diabetes, according to a new ... read more

Genome Sequencing Provides Diagnosis for Some Types of Intellectual Disability

May 25, 2016 — A study is one of the first to show the life-changing benefits of genome-wide sequencing for children with certain kinds of intellectual disability, report ... read more

Vitamin A May Help Improve Pancreatic Cancer Chemotherapy

May 24, 2016 — The addition of high doses of a form of vitamin A could help make chemotherapy more successful in treating pancreatic cancer, according to an early study. The promising initial results have led to ... read more

May 23, 2016 — A recent study has revealed that triple-negative breast cancer, which has generally been unresponsive to hormone receptor-targeted treatments, can indeed be treated using vitamin D and androgen ... read more

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