Latest Orthomolecular medicine Stories
Despite years of common lore and claims to the contrary, scientists say they can find no convincing evidence to show that taking vitamin D supplements will fend off the common cold.
According to the World Health Organization, 17 million people die from heart disease every year. With this staggering statistic, it is no wonder that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for adults around the globe.
Like fruits and vegetables, vitamins are considered necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. And scientists have long worked to study the effects of vitamin consumption.
Increasing dietary intake of the antioxidant vitamins C, E, and selenium could help cut the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to two thirds.
High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer.
Blood tests that measure Vitamin D deficiency are among the most frequently ordered tests in medicine. A new study found that some test kits are inaccurate.
Biochemists at the University of California, Riverside report a new role for vitamin C in plants: promoting the production of twins and even triplets in plant seeds.