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Low Vitamin B12 Levels May Lead To Brain Shrinkage, Cognitive Problems
2011-09-27 03:49:41

Older people with low blood levels of vitamin B12 markers may be more likely to have lower brain volumes and have problems with their thinking skills, according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The results of the study are published in the Sept. 27 issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Foods that come from animals, including fish, meat, especially liver, milk, eggs and poultry are usual sources of vitamin B12. The study...

2011-09-21 11:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp: According to a recently published study by the Laboratory of Nutrition, Faculty of Pharmacy, University Louis Pasteur, France, vegetarian diet is promoting illness and mortality, more specifically cardiovascular disease, unrelated to vitamin B status but possibly due to sub-clinical malnutrition, and/or hyper-homocysteinemia. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Is the vegetarian diet causing cardiovascular illness and, if so, would a diet...

2011-09-03 09:00:00

Leading the fight against a Vitamin D deficiency epidemic. Chino, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 Today, BioSorb Nutraceuticals announced immediate availability of Bio D Supremeâ“ž¢, providing a quick and easy solution for people suffering the effects of low Vitamin D levels. âœIn all my years of practice of medicine, Iâve never seen one vitamin, even vitamin C, have such profound effects on human health,â said...

2011-06-23 13:00:14

Researchers have developed a new test to detect the levels of vitamin B12 using your breath, allowing for a cheaper, faster, and simpler diagnosis that could help to avoid the potentially fatal symptoms of B12 deficiency. In a study published today, 23 June 2011, in IOP Publishing's Journal of Breath Research, researchers have developed a simple, non-invasive, low-cost breath test to more accurately measure vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a growing public health problem in which the...

2011-06-16 07:02:00

KERNERSVILLE, N.C., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Tabor, a renowned expert in anti-aging, beauty and diet medical research, has introduced Beauty Shake(TM), a daily beauty drink for women that helps support healthy nail appearance and maintain normal skin and hair health. Dr. Tabor's Beauty Shake(TM) also serves as a meal replacement that can be used as part of a diet or healthy eating plan. Each shake contains 20 grams of patented protein, 600 milligrams of calcium, and other vitamins...

2011-03-06 00:02:31

Essential Source, Inc., the makers of specialty health and beauty products, was one of just 50 companies invited to the celebrity "Gifting Suite" for the Academy Awards over the weekend. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 Essential Source, Inc., the makers of specialty health and beauty products, was one of just 50 companies invited to the celebrity "Gifting Suite" for the Academy Awards over the weekend. Justin Zehrung, Vice President of Essential Source stated, "It was a great opportunity...

2010-11-15 00:00:39

ConsumerLab.com awards Swanson Health Products' Swanson Super Stress B-Complex with Vitamin C an "Approved" status in B vitamin supplement review. Fargo, ND (Vocus) November 14, 2010 In on-going quality assurance efforts, Swanson Health Products voluntarily submits their products to the third-party testing provider ConsumerLab.com. Recently, ConsumerLab.com conducted a test on B vitamin supplements (B complexes, energy shots, thiamin, niacin, B-6, biotin, folic acid and B-12) focused on the...

2010-11-03 00:00:35

Alpha lipoic acid is a remarkable natural substance, with surprisingly diverse and beneficial properties, but diminished by the poor solubility of raw material crystalline alpha lipoic acid powder used in most oral formulations. The 10th anniversary of the ground-breaking discovery of a high-bioavailability solubilized formulation is being celebrated with a free bottle offer of ThioGel solubilized alpha lipoic acid softgel capsules. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) November 2, 2010 Alpha lipoic acid is...

2010-10-26 07:30:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Strativa Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has entered into an amended and restated license and supply agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) covering the European development and commercialization rights of Strativa's Nascobal (cyanocobalamin) Vitamin B12 Nasal Spray. Strativa acquired the worldwide rights to Nascobal from QOL Medical, LLC in March 2009, which included a pre-existing agreement with Sobi. Under the terms of...

2010-10-20 08:19:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Alzheimer's disease is the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States. This progressive and fatal brain disease destroys brain cells, causing memory loss and problems with thinking and behavior. Currently there is no cure, but a recent study reveals that vitamin B12 may be effective in reducing the risk of memory lost. "Low levels of vitamin B12 are surprisingly common in the elderly.  However, the few studies that have investigated the usefulness of...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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