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Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are honing in on the development of what may be the first non-steroidal, oral contraceptive for men.
Slowing down the aggregation or â€œclumpingâ€ of vitamin A in the eye may help prevent vision loss caused by macular degeneration.
For years, scientists have thought of DNA as a passive blueprint capable only of producing specific proteins through RNA transcription.
A nutrient found in carrots and sweet potatoes may prove key to fighting breast cancer at early stages.
New Multivitamin Brand Matches Sales and Facebook â€œLikesâ€ with Vitamin Contributions to Children In Need Old Saybrook, CT (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 Last month, Vitamma.com joined the wave of social ventures aimed at generating positive change with the launch of its new website and line of high-quality multivitamins.
'Out of the blue' discovery marks new direction in phototransduction studies.
Blocking a factor that can activate the human immune response against intestinal bacteria or certain foods could prevent the development of celiac disease in those most at risk, researchers report in the journal Nature.
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan.
Vitamin D may speed up recovery time for patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB), according to a new study.
New research findings which show that vitamin D can speed up antibiotic treatment of tuberculosis (TB) have been revealed by scientists at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
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...