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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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Type 2 diabetes drug Metformin lowers serum vitamin B12

Wednesday June 25, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Some randomized controlled trials and observational studies indicate that taking metformin lowers vitamin B12 in the blood of patients, ...
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Vitamin C helps wound healing

Tuesday June 24, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A report in British Journal of Community Nursing suggests that taking vitamin C can help speed up the wound-healing ...
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Prenatal multivitamin-mineral better than multivitamin for infants

Saturday June 21, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A randomized single-blind controlled clinical trial suggests that pregnant women who take multivitamin-mineral supplements tend to have babies with ...
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