Latest B vitamins Stories

2012-04-12 09:54:29

Association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and D2 with academic performance in childhood: Findings from a prospective birth cohort High levels of vitamin D do not seem to boost teens' academic performance, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Some previous research has linked higher levels of the vitamin to enhanced brainpower (cognitive function) in adults. The authors wanted to find out if the same was true of children, and what...

2012-04-03 20:14:13

TAU researcher finds that vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased mortality in intensive care patients Scientists have long believed that vitamin D, which is naturally absorbed from sunlight, has an important role in the functioning of the body's autoimmune system. Now Prof. Howard Amital of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Sheba Medical Center has discovered that the vitamin may also affect the outcomes of patients in intensive care. In a six-month study,...

2012-03-27 23:56:43

Work by University of Michigan and MIT team yields new understanding of crucial reaction in the body and in CO2-scrubbing bacteria You see it listed on the side of your cereal box and your multivitamin bottle. It's vitamin B12, part of a nutritious diet like all those other vitamins and minerals. But when it gets inside your body, new research suggests, B12 turns into a gymnast. In a paper published recently in the journal Nature, scientists from the University of Michigan Health...

2012-03-27 05:16:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Many women use vitamin E for their skin, but theories have circulated that taking vitamin E could also impact a women's heart. A recent study investigated the effectiveness of vitamin E in the prevention of heart failure. With the study consisting of nearly 40,000 women aged 45 or older and in good health. Researchers studied these women for about 10 years to determine if taking the supplement increased heart failure risk. Although 220 heart failure cases were...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

Vitamin Wagon (http://www.VitaminWagon.com) will offer free shipping on all derma e natural bodycare products and all AnuMed-Int´l products including the new eHCG Perfect 4 Kit now through March 16th. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 Vitamin Wagon will offer Free Shipping through March 16th on recently added products from the derma e natural bodycare line including Glycolic Facial Cleansers, Hyaluronic Acid Day and Night Cremes and Serums and the Anti-Aging skincare line....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.