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Vitamin B3 may be a key to glaucoma treatment

2017-02-21 01:38

Researchers have found vitamin B3 prevents glaucoma in mice. They are now planning to investigate the effectiveness of vitamin B3 for treatment of glaucoma in people.

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. It is generally associated with a buildup of pressure inside the eye.

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Vitamin D may be more important than known for ulcerative colitis

2017-02-20 19:20

A new study suggests vitamin D may be more important than known for preventing ulcerative colitis flare-ups.

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by inflammation of the large intestine that can frequently relapse after being under control for a period of time.

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This is why you could be one of the millions who needs more vitamin E

2017-01-19 11:45

Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?

Metabolic syndrome affects approximately tweny-five percent of the world's population.

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Vitamin D For Eczema Is An Effective Treatment

2016-12-06 08:34

The percentage of children and adults with eczema hovers above 10 percent, which translates into tens of millions of people who suffer with this dermatological condition every day. Eczema is a challenge to treat, which is why the finding that vitamin D may be an effective treatment is so important.

What is eczema?

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Is Vitamin E really a way to prevent pneumonia?

2016-10-06 15:40

Results of a newer study suggests an antioxidant supplement that might help prevent pneumonia in older adults who are non-smoking. Could taking Vitamin E prevent pneumonia? Should you skip your flu and pneumonia shots?

But before you start taking vitamin E in hopes of thwarting pneumonia, or skipping your pneumonia shot, there are some things you should know.

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Vitamin E is a potential natural remedy for pneumonia prevention

2016-10-06 08:18

According to new research administration of 50 mg per day of vitamin E lowered the risk of pneumonia in elderly male smokers by 72 percent after they stopped smoking.

Pneumonia is a serious infectious illness which can hit the elderly particularly hard.

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Over-Supplementing Zinc Can Worsen Your Chances of This Common Infection

2016-09-28 11:00

In the fall and winter, many begin taking vitamin and mineral supplements to help boost the immune system to prevent cold and flu. Here is one reason why you may want to rethink that decision.

Zinc is a very important mineral necessary for human health.

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Vitamin B for mom: Natural remedy for eczema in child

2016-09-27 21:16

A new Southampton study has shown infants whose mothers had a higher level of a specific type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a decreased risk of eczema at age 12 months.

Maternal nutrition is very important for the health of the baby. The risk of a child developing many conditions is associated with what type of diet the mother has during pregnancy.

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Vitamin D for nursing moms may serve as a good natural remedy for babies

2016-09-01 07:35

It has been observed in new research from the University of Otago the vitamin D status of babies may be improved when breastfeeding moms are given monthly high-dose vitamin D supplements.

The nutritional status of nursing mothers may have a profound effect on the well being of their babies. The vitamins and other nutrients mothers consume can be passed along to their babies.

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Latest Update on Chinese Supplement Lead Warning

2016-08-31 08:22

According to a recent update from the FDA, a Chinese supplement maker is expanding its recall of this supplement tablet that might be responsible for two deaths.

Earlier this month Emaxhealth.com reported that the FDA had issued a new alert warning consumers that the dietary supplement company Ton Shen Health of Chicago, IL, recalled its Life Rising dietary

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Remember to Take Your Vitamin Supplements? 6 Tips to Jog Your Memory

2016-07-24 12:47

Did you remember to take your vitamin supplements today? Let’s face it: you get busy and distracted and it can be darn easy to forget to take any of your natural supplements unless you set up a system or routine to help you remember.

Millions of people don’t remember to take their prescription drugs either.

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Supplements - How to Get your Money’s Worth

2016-02-12 16:37

I started taking supplements when I was 18. I’m not counting the Flintstone or Chock’s chewable vitamins my mother gave me as a kid which was a probably a colossal waste of money as are most supplements. Yet the supplement industry is estimated at approximately 27 billion dollars in revenue.

The truth is, it’s difficult to find high-quality supplements. In addition, not all supplements are created equal. The old adage “you get what you pay for” is something to keep in mind.

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Elderly Common and Can Be Treated

2016-01-26 18:03

It’s long been known that vitamin B12 deficiency affects a large percentage of the elderly and that it can play a significant role in several serious health conditions associated with this age group. Here’s some of the latest on vitamin B12 deficiency in elderly individuals, what to look for, and how to treat it.

A new study highlights the presence of vitamin B12 deficiency in elderly individuals in long-term care facilities.

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FDA Updates Previously Recalled Weight Loss Supplement

2015-12-21 10:02

Here is an important update made by the FDA recently on a voluntarily recalled weight loss supplement to help protect consumers from a popular, but potentially dangerous weight loss pill.

Last June, the FDA announced a recall of the popular weight loss supplement Smart Lipo

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How Vitamin D Repairs Myelin in Multiple Sclerosis

2015-12-10 16:58

An international team of researchers have proposed how vitamin D repairs myelin in multiple sclerosis. This finding could lead to new remyelination treatment options.

Numerous previous studies have discussed how vitamin D supplementation can have a favorable impact on the

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Why Biotin May Help Multiple Sclerosis, An Update

2015-11-23 18:20

Previous research has shown that biotin may be a potentially important treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis. In this new review, a team of experts have hypothesized two complementary reasons why this natural approach may work.

Review of results from two earlier studies

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Vitamin D As Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

2015-11-02 21:26

A high dose of vitamin D taken by people who have rheumatoid arthritis and vitamin D deficiency can result in a significant improvement in their symptoms within a short time. That’s the consensus of a new study published online in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Rheumatoid arthritis and vitamin D study

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Important Recall of Popular Weight Loss Supplement Announced for Dieters

2015-06-04 23:01

According to the FDA, a weight loss supplement maker has just announced that they are recalling a popular fat fighting pill that the FDA found contains hidden ingredients that pose a health risk to dieters.

If you are among the many dieters who take weight loss supplements you will want to check the labels of those manufactured by SmartLipo 365.

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Association between vitamin D and dementia risk has been confirmed

2014-08-09 08:30

It is not a myth that good nutrition with adequate amounts of vitamins is essential for good brain health. New research has confirmed an association between vitamin D deficiency and the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Quality of life of women with heavy periods is improved with iron supplements

2014-06-12 21:44

Women often feel irritable and run down from their periods, particularly if they are heavy. It is generally suggested that aside from adequate rest, good nutrition is essential to help women cope in as healthy a way as possible with their periods. There is sometimes skepticism about the value of supplements to help women who are run down from their periods to feel better. New research shows that iron supplements are very helpful and in fact improve the quality of life of women with heavy menstrual bleeding.

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Optimum vitamin D levels cuts risk of premature death in half

2014-06-12 18:28

With all the positive press and studies lately, it appears vitamin D is rapidly becoming the super vitamin that everyone needs. A new study published in the June 12, 2014 issue of the American Journal of Public Health may have just awarded a cape and mask to this popular vitamin, as it suggests optimum levels decrease the risk of premature death.

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10 Ways to Have Strong Bones and Meet Your Need for Vitamin D

2014-04-04 10:41

Strong bones are important for one to maintain a healthy lifestyle and Vitamin D is just the key to ensuring your body absorbs the amount of calcium it deems necessary. People who get too little vitamin D may develop rather soft, somewhat thin, and possibly brittle bones, a condition known as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. It is estimated that 1 in every 3 women will experience osteoporotic fractures, while that number is lower at 1 in 5 men.

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Vitamin D Supplements Likely No Help for Depression

2014-03-24 08:19

Although there have been several studies to suggest that depression is linked to low vitamin D levels, a researchers at Columbia University Medical Center warn against rushing out to buy supplements just yet. Their new study, published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine, has found no evidence that over the counter dietary supplements reduce symptoms.

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What do the Results of a Scientific Study on Meratrim Weight Loss Supplement Really Say?

2014-02-16 10:21

On a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz reports that part of his latest fat loss program includes taking the fat busting weight loss supplement Meratrim. Dr. Oz mentions that his recommendation of this supplement is based on a scientific study published in the journal Obesity.

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How important is vitamin D for treating Crohn's disease and colitis?

2014-01-25 10:29

Vitamin D supplements may or may not be of benefit for normal healthy individuals, finds a new study published in the Lancet. But if you suffer from Crohn's disease or colitis that are forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), it may be important to have your vitamin D levels measured.

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