Top News: #Vitamins

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vitamin-deficiencyVitamin Overdose: What Happens When You Intake Large Quantities Of Vitamin A, B And D?:

It is a known fact that vitamins play an essential role in growth and function of our bodies. However, too much vitamin intake can cause health problems such as nausea, high level of liver enzyme in blood and damage the kidneys and heart. Several people generally take vitamin supplements even without having any deficiencies. Often the money they think they are investing in their health goes wasted as the extra vitamins are removed from the body through urine. But, consumption of higher dosage of vitamins could result in serious health issues: Read more


573b6479b824cHigh quality evidence suggests vitamin D can reduce asthma attacks:

Low blood levels of vitamin D have been linked to increased risk of asthma attacks in children and adults with asthma. There has been a growing interest in the potential role of vitamin D in asthma management because it might help to reduce upper respiratory infections, (such as the common cold) that can lead to exacerbations of asthma: Read more



960x0Here’s The Truth About Vitamin K For Newborns:

The vitamin is metabolized and stored in the liver—not free-floating throughout the body—so almost none of a pregnant woman’s vitamin K crosses the placenta. All babies are therefore born vitamin K-deficient, putting them at risk for uncontrolled bleeding, called vitamin K deficiency bleeding, if their vitamin K levels drop too low and they have not received a dose to hold them over until they’re eating solid foods (and their livers have developed sufficiently to extract and use the vitamin K in food): Read more


banner_evita_1920x485Vitamin C may boost effectiveness of acute myeloid leukemia treatment:

Combining vitamin C with a demethylating agent in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) may improve the therapy’s ability to combat cancers. At this point, this effect has only been shown in cell lines, and the efficacy in patients can only be confirmed by conducting a rigorous and controlled clinical trial. A pilot clinical trial is underway to investigate the safety and effectiveness of this therapy. If successful, investigators plan to pursue further clinical studies. The investigators urge patience and caution patients to wait for the results of the clinical trial: Read more


vitamin-dripVitamin cocktails: An ethical dilemma of supply and demand:

Under U.S. law, IV hydration solutions, electrolytes, vitamins, and trace minerals are prescription drugs rather than food, dietary supplements, or supplies. Their use and distribution are regulated by law for medical purposes only. To acquire and prescribe IV drugs, you must be a licensed medical provider. While many of these “medical spas” and boutique clinics are registered and owned by a licensed provider, it is unclear whether the providers are involved in the actual delivery of the therapy: Read more