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Vitamin D: a critical and essential micronutrient for human health

REVIEW ARTICLE Front. Physiol., 11 July 2014 | doi: 10.3389/fphys.2014.00248 Vitamin D: a critical and essential micronutrient for human health Igor Bendik*, Angelika Friedel, Franz F. Roos,

Vitamin B12 supplements may help dementia

Saturday Aug 2, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with a few neurocognitive disorders including dementia.  A review suggests that vitamin b12 supplementation ...
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Niacin Unsafe

Niacin Unsafe Niacin—the B-vitamin often taken as a supplement to reduce triglycerides—appears to increase mortality risk, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. ...
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Alpha-tocopherol boosts high grade prostate cancer risk

Tuesday July 22, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that high plasma alpha tocopherol (one type of vitamin E) may increase risk of high ...
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Vitamin A, vitamin E fight rheumatoid arthritis

Tuesday July 22, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that vitamin A and E may help prevent or delay the development of rheumatoid arthritis ...
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Niacin too dangerous for routine cholesterol therapy

Contact: Marla Paulmarla-paul@northwestern.eduNorthwestern University  Niacin too dangerous for routine cholesterol therapy Mainstay drug now linked to death risk, dangerous side effects and no benefits CHICAGO --- After 50 ...
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IV vitamin C helps patients with shingles

Thursday July 17, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that intravenously administered vitamin C or chemically known as ascorbic acid can help reduce pain ...
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Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease

Contact: University of Oxford news & information office news.office@admin.ox.ac.uk 44-186-528-0530 University of Oxford  Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, ...
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Vitamin D3 supplements improve urticaria or hives

Friday July 4, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Researchers at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska conducted a trial and confirmed supplementation with vitamin D3 ...
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Vitamin C prevents endothelial dysfunction

Sunday June 29, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Newcastle University researchers conducted a meta-analysis of previous trials and confirm that vitamin C intake or supplementation can help ...
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