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Scientists at University College Dublin, Ireland, have identified a genetic alteration which causes a child to be born with no eyes – a condition called anophthalmia.
A new study indicates that many patients undergoing spine surgery have low levels of vitamin D, which may delay their recovery.
Any way you slice it, bread that contains critical nutrients could help combat severe malnutrition in impoverished regions.
In a recent review of vitamin A, beta-carotene and cod liver oil supplements, Swanson Health Productsâ€™ Swanson Premium Beta-Carotene was given an â€œApprovedâ€ rating by ConsumerLab.com.
Low vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), but the first randomized, controlled trial using high-dose vitamin D in MS did not find any added benefit over and above ongoing low-dose vitamin D supplementation.
Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...
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