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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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