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Vitamin D helps in vitro fertilization

Saturday Aug 16, 2014 (Foodconsumer.org) -- Vitamin D deficiency has been known to affect fertility in mammals.  A new study has examined the effect of

Delta-tocotrienol fights rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease of chronic joint inflammation and there is no cure for the condition.  A new study suggests that taking δ-tocotrienol, a ...
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Protein reduces anticancer effect of vitamin A

Contact: Alaina Schneiderafschneider@vcu.edu804-628-4578Virginia Commonwealth University  Protein found to block benefits of vitamin A cancer therapy  IMAGE: Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., led a team of scientists who demonstrated that ...
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Multivitamin/mineral supplements help chronic fatigue syndrome

Monday Aug 11, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that taking multivitamin/mineral supplements for a couple of months can improve chronic fatigue syndrome. Multivitamin/mineral supplements ...
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Vitamin D reduces the death risk in breast cancer patients

Wednesday Aug 6, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking vitamin D supplements or getting sufficient sun exposure may help reduce the risk of developing breast cancer and ...
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Vitamin D may prevent dementia, Alzheimer’s disease - study

Thursday Aug 7, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- In older people, vitamin D deficiency may double the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease, a study published ...
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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, ...
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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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