Researchers say that vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency in infants adversely affects their motor functioning when they are preschoolers.
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A new study suggests vitamin D may be more important than known for preventing ulcerative colitis flare-ups.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
You know that calcium is important for strong bones, but did you also know that it has a role in brain health as well?
Here’s a warning from the FDA about a dietary supplement that tests reveal is contaminated with lead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An international team of researchers have proposed how vitamin D repairs myelin in multiple sclerosis. This finding could lead to new remyelination treatment options.
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.
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.
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.
Are you confused about whether or not taking vitamins really does a body good? According to Dr. Oz, not all health professionals are in agreement with a conclusion reached by recent studies that indicate that taking vitamins is a waste of money.