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2011-08-19 00:02:04

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that studies done by University Hospital of Düsseldorf, Germany, relating to the role of anti-oxidant nutrient "R-Alpha Lipoic" in Diabetics, resulted in a meaningful improvement and was well tolerated. The study found that changes were significantly better for the Alpha Lipoic Group. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: A recent study published in Diabetes Care (2011 July 25), highlighted the importance of R-Alpha Lipoic for the diets...

2011-08-16 21:03:34

A study conducted by VHIO researchers confirms that a lack of vitamin D increases the aggressiveness of colon cancer The indication that vitamin D and its derivatives have a protective effect against various types of cancer is not new. In the field of colon cancer, numerous experimental and epidemiological studies show that vitamin D3 (or cholecalciferol) and some of its derivatives inhibit the growth of cancerous cells. Researchers at the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), in...

2011-08-11 22:04:52

New study finds low vitamin D levels despite wide-spread use of supplements Pregnant women taking prenatal supplements may not be getting enough vitamin D, shows a new Vancouver-based study led by the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's Hospital that was published today in the Canadian Journal of Public Health. The study found that while almost 80 per cent of pregnant women reported taking supplements containing vitamin D, many were vitamin D insufficient. Insufficient...

2011-06-28 20:56:05

Use of vitamin D supplements during pregnancy has long been a matter of concern but now researchers writing in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research report that even a high supplementation amount in healthy pregnant women was safe and effective in raising circulating vitamin D to a level thought by some to be optimal. The study also found no adverse effects of vitamin D supplementation, even at the highest amount, in women or their newborns. The research team, led by Dr. Bruce Hollis from...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

MyMedLab, a next-generation provider of direct to consumer online lab testing announced today the release of "The Vitamin D Experience" the first installment in their Personal Health Trial series. "The Vitamin D Experience" combines two Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy blood tests (before/after) drawn at a local lab in the U.S or collected at home internationally with an advanced form of a Vitamin D supplement. Joplin, MO (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 MyMedLab, a next-generation provider of direct to consumer...

2011-05-31 16:36:46

New research in the FASEB Journal demonstrates need for public health initiatives aimed at identifying, treating and taking seriously modest vitamin and mineral deficiencies Severe deficiency of the vitamins and minerals required for life is relatively uncommon in developed nations, but modest deficiency is very common and often not taken seriously. A new research published online in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org), however, may change this thinking as it examines moderate selenium...

2011-05-27 08:30:00

SEATTLE, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Overweight or obese women with less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D who lose more than 15 percent of their body weight experience significant increases in circulating levels of this fat-soluble nutrient, according to a new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Since vitamin D is generally lower in persons with obesity, it is possible that low vitamin D could account, in part, for the link between obesity and diseases such...

2011-05-10 10:50:00

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 1, 2011, Ester-C® called for entries in the "24/7 Mom Contest" and you answered. Thousands of entries poured in, votes and judging scores were tabulated and three outstanding moms were chosen for the inspiring roles they play in the lives of their families and friends. Here are the winners of the Ester-C "24/7 Mom Contest." The Second Prize Winner was Shanita Talton, from Albany, CA. This dedicated young woman...

2011-04-12 08:07:02

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- African Americans are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and vitamin D deficiency, according to new research. This study shows that supplementation with vitamin D -- the "sunshine vitamin" -- may be especially beneficial for overweight African American adults. According to Ryan A. Harris, Ph.D., assistant professor, the Georgia Prevention Institute at Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta and his team, vitamin D supplementation cut the...

2011-04-01 00:02:57

An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition due to their observations that the recent IOM (Institute of Medicine) report was "Ëœdeficient'. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition...


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