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2008-10-14 00:00:03

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - The nation's leading pediatricians group says children from newborns to teens should get double the usually recommended amount of vitamin D because of evidence that it might help prevent serious diseases.

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2008-10-13 12:05:00

Newborns and teenagers should receive twice the recommended amount of Vitamin D due to evidence that shows it may help prevent serious diseases, a leading pediatricians group reported Monday.

2008-10-13 09:00:05

By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO The nation's leading pediatricians group says children from newborns to teens should get double the usually recommended amount of vitamin D because of evidence that it may help prevent serious diseases.

2008-09-19 12:00:10

MONTREAL, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma, an emerging biotech company focused on developing novel therapeutics for serious bone disorders, announced that it has received Orphan Drug designation from the U.S.

2008-09-05 03:00:06

By Mark, Sean Gray-Donald, Katherine; Delvin, Edgard E; O'Loughlin, Jennifer; Paradis, Gilles; Levy, Emile; Lambert, Marie BACKGROUND: Adequate vitamin D status is important for bone growth and mineralization and has been implicated in the regulation of autoimmunity, metabolic function, and cancer prevention.

2008-08-22 03:00:10

By Skowron, Jared M Myth 1: Vitamin D is a vitamin. The Truth: Vitamin D is a hormone. It's derived from cholesterol. It activates cellular processes and does not do so as a co-factor.

2008-08-20 15:00:19

MONTREAL, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma, an emerging biotech company focused on developing novel therapeutics for serious bone disorders, today announced that the first patient in its clinical program for hypophosphatasia has been dosed.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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