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2014-01-29 23:22:43

New research from Yale School of Medicine indicates that women are still in the dark when it comes to fertility and pregnancy. As the leading provider of doctor-designed, non-prescription products to help couples conceive, Fairhaven Health believes that proper supplementation, fertility awareness, and ovulation prediction are paramount to achieving pregnancy naturally. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 A new study published in the Jan. 27 issue of "Fertility &...

2014-01-22 12:27:29

Role of folate in development, progression of breast cancer highly controversial Folic acid supplements at levels consumed by breast cancer patients and survivors in North America promoted the growth of existing breast cancer in rats, new research found. The role of folate, a B vitamin, and its synthetic form, folic acid, in the development and progression of breast cancer is highly controversial. Although some studies have found it may offer protection against breast cancer, recent...

2014-01-06 16:27:24

New Survey Findings Prompt Grain Foods Foundation and Spina Bifida Association to Focus on Folic Acid Awareness this January WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All women are at risk for having a pregnancy affected by a birth defect, and approximately eight babies are born each day with one of the most common birth defects, neural tube defects.(1 )There are preventative measures -- in fact, if all women took the recommended amount of folic acid, up to 70 percent of neural tube...

2014-01-06 16:25:42

WHITE PLAINS, NY, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Taking a daily multivitamin containing the B vitamin folic acid is one of the best ways to prevent birth defects and an important step toward having a healthy baby, yet only about one-third of women know about it. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC59689LOGO) January 5 - 11 is national Folic Acid Awareness Week, a time when the March of Dimes reminds all women of childbearing age about the important role...

2014-01-03 16:22:30

Release of Educational Tool Coincides with Folic Acid Awareness Week, Jan. 5-11, 2014 LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), a recognized leader and resource in maternal and child health, in partnership with TJL Enterprises, makers of innovative natural health products for families, today released a new informational graphic that provides clinical guidance about the vitamin folic acid, and the recommended...

2013-12-18 23:26:25

The “list of vitamins and minerals” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com suggests people use natural supplements to improve health. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The “list of vitamins and minerals” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com provides people with detailed information about essential supplements for improving heath. According to the writer, there are 16 essential food vitamins and minerals people should use in daily meals. The article helps people...

Trio Of Studies Claim Daily Vitamins Offer No Real Benefits To Health
2013-12-17 15:05:25

[ Watch the Video: Multivitamin Myths Debunked? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three newly published studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine have found no real value in taking daily vitamin supplements. In an accompanying editorial published alongside the studies, a team of UK and US scientists blasted the use of the supplements, saying “enough is enough.” "The message is simple: Most supplements do not prevent chronic disease or death, their use is...

2013-12-11 11:44:15

McGill study suggests that a father's diet before conception plays a crucial role in the health of his offspring Mothers get all the attention. But a study led by McGill researcher Sarah Kimmins suggests that the father's diet before conception may play an equally important role in the health of their offspring. It also raises concerns about the long-term effects of current Western diets and of food insecurity. The research focused on vitamin B9, also called folate, which is found...

2013-11-27 23:30:29

A new study links Vitamin D deficiency to an increased risk of anemia in children prompting the makers of IronKids gummy vitamins to remind parents of the importance of the sunshine vitamin. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics links Vitamin D deficiency to an increased risk of anemia in children. Given that one-quarter of Canadians did not meet the RDA for Vitamin D set out by Health Canada, this is a significant finding. The...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'