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Melanoma (skin cancer) found to be easily prevented with low-cost Vitamin B-3
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia believe that nicotinamide (vitamin B3) can be used to prevent the incidence of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. The study, published in Photodermatology, Photoimmunology, and Photomedicine, demonstrates the efficacy of vitamin B3 in reducing or even reversing DNA damage and inflammation caused by ultraviolet... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Much Vitamin B Increases Lung Cancer in Men
by Beth Brophy, AARP, August 29, 2017|Comments: 0. Lung Cancer Risk Vitamins. Getty Images ... AARP Membership: Join or Renew for Just $16 a Year  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - August 30, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High Doses of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer
Increase (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 24, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High Doses of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer Increase High Doses of Vitamin B Linked to Lung Cancer Increase
Long-term use of high doses of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements has been associated with an increased risk for lung cancer in men but not in women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Lung cancer risk increased in male smokers who take vitamin B6 and B12
LUNG cancer risk could increase among certain men who take high doses of vitamin B supplements, experts have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking Heavy Doses Of Vitamin B Supplements May Increase Lung Cancer Risk, Study Finds
A new study raises concern for men taking high doses of B6 and B12 supplements, especially smokers, finding up to a four-fold increase in lung cancer risk. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin B linked to increased lung cancer risk
A study using data from more than 77,000 participants looks at the links between long-term vitamin B supplementation and lung cancer risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lung Cancer Source Type: news

Energy-boost vitamin B pills linked to lung cancer
A US study found men who take high doses of vitamins B6 or B12 over a long period were much more likely to develop the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High doses of vitamin B tied to lung cancer risk, study says
Men who took high doses of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements had a higher risk of lung cancer, and the association was highest among current smokers, according to a study published Tuesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Clear link between heavy vitamin B intake and lung cancer
(MediaSource) B vitamins are among the most popular supplements on the market in the United States. Some, like B6 and B12, are marketed and sold as products that can boost your energy. But a new study shows that using too much vitamin B6 and B12 dramatically increases lung cancer in men, particularly those who smoke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How Do You Become a Humanitarian?
August 19, 2017Ghiath Alddin Zeen was forced to leave Syria, but continues to find ways to help his people. On World Humanitarian Day, meet a real humanitarian.“We started as a volunteer team in Damascus city—8 women and 8 men—in 2001,” says Ghiath Alddin Zeen. “In our free time, we were distributing food baskets during Ramadan, and second hand toys for the poor families.”Ghiath is now the CEO ofGhiras A-Nahda, a nongovernmental organization of more than 125 Syrian humanitarians. One of the NGO ’s projects,A Challenge to Survive, is helping people living in besieged areas of Syria ...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbales Source Type: news

If you have cracked lips and brittle nails, you may be severely deficient in this almost miraculous vitamin
(Natural News) There is another supervitamin that slips by even the most health-conscious of people, vitamin B complex. According to Rob Hobson, registered nutritionist and head of nutrition at Britain-based health supplement supplier Healthspan, they comprise of the following: thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6),... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B deficiency can lead to unhealthy hair and nails
Vitamin D is not the only vitamin you need in your diet. Vitamin B is crucial for energy, mood and brain power. Incorporating more vitamin b into your diet can also help improve your hair, skin and nails. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could vitamin B-3 be the answer to miscarriages and birth defects?
Vitamin B-3 supplements could prevent miscarriages and congenital malformations in newborns by correcting a harmful deficiency, a landmark study suggests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could vitamin B-3 help to prevent melanoma?
A new review suggests that nicotinamide - a form of vitamin B-3 - could be a promising candidate for the prevention of melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Readily available drug cocktail may help prevent sepsis shock and death
(Elsevier) Even in advanced medical settings, sepsis is still very dangerous and accounts for over 400,000 deaths annually in the US alone. While new drugs are in development, a group of researchers has determined that a combination of intravenous vitamin C, corticosteroids (a steroid), and thiamine (vitamin B) may be effective in preventing progressive organ dysfunction and reducing the number of deaths from severe sepsis and septic shock. Their findings are published in the June issue of CHEST. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Readily available drug cocktail can help prevent sepsis shock and death
(Elsevier) Even in advanced medical settings, sepsis is still very dangerous and accounts for over 400,000 deaths annually in the US alone. While new drugs are in development, a group of researchers has determined that a combination of intravenous vitamin C, corticosteroids (a steroid), and thiamine (vitamin B) may be effective in preventing progressive organ dysfunction and reducing the number of deaths from severe sepsis and septic shock. Their findings are published in the June issue of CHEST. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Up To 7,000 Bodies Found Buried Beneath University Of Mississippi Medical Center
Researchers say they’ve discovered as many as 7,000 graves beneath the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s campus in Jackson. The land was part of the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum until it shut roughly 80 years ago, and experts say the find that was announced at the weekend potentially offers closure for families whose relatives vanished decades ago.  Research teams used ground-penetrating radar to painstakingly detect the suspected patients’ remains, buried in coffins, after uncovering 66 caskets in 2012, Dr. Molly Zuckerman, an associate anthropology professor at Mississippi State, told ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 11, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Are You Secretly Afraid You're Getting Alzheimer's?
This article was originally published on the Alzheimer’s Reading Room. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B supplements found to reverse adverse effects of air pollution on your cardiovascular system
(Natural News) The air quality in many places throughout the world is so bad that simply going outside can increase your risk of death. The damaging effects of air pollution extend far beyond your lungs; it is also strongly associated with cardiovascular disease. However, some interesting new research out of the Mailman School of Public... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B May Help Mitigate Health Risks From Air Pollution
Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 18, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Health Effects?
Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests daily vitamin B may curb effect of smog on the heart
There's evidence to show that breathing dirty air can harm your heart. But a small study suggests that daily vitamin B supplements might counteract that effect. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on The Heart?
Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, B Vitamins (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 -- There's a lot of evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can harm your heart. But a small new study suggests that daily vitamin B supplements might counteract that effect. While two hours of exposure to concentrated... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 14, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Vitamin B diminishes effects of air pollution-induced cardiovascular disease
B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease. Healthy non-smokers who took vitamin B supplements nearly reversed any negative effects on their cardiovascular and immune systems. This is the first clinical trial to evaluate whether B vitamin supplements change the biologic/physiologic responses to ambient air pollution exposure. The study initiates a course of research for developing preventive pharmacological interventions using B vitamins to contain the health effects of air pollution. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 12, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Vitamin B diminishes effects of air pollution-induced cardiovascular disease
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease. Healthy non-smokers who took vitamin B supplements nearly reversed any negative effects on their cardiovascular and immune systems. This is the first clinical trial to evaluate whether B vitamin supplements change the biologic/physiologic responses to ambient air pollution exposure. The study initiates a course of research for developing preventive pharmacological interventions using B vitamins to contain the health effects of air pollution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin B an unlikely weapon in the war against pollution, says study
Vitamin B could help mitigate the effects of the most dangerous type of air pollution, according to a new study published Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin B-3 successfully prevents glaucoma in mice
New mouse study finds a way to prevent glaucoma in genetically predisposed mice. This could pave the way for safer treatments for glaucoma patients. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Schizophrenia patients could benefit from B vitamins
When taken alongside drugs, vitamin B supplements caused less hallucinations and delusions in sufferers of the mental disorder, Manchester University researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B-12, and a knockoff version, create complex market for marine vitamins
Vitamin B-12 exists in two different, incompatible forms in the oceans. An organism thought to supply essential vitamin B-12 in the marine environment is actually churning out a knockoff version. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

3 Ways Weaning Your Baby Can Affect Your Mental Health and What to Do about It
A closer look at what happens to your body when you stop breastfeeding Breastfeeding is rich in benefits for both you and your baby. You already know that. Increased immune functioning, higher IQ in late childhood and possibly a lowered risk of adulthood obesity are some of the benefits for your baby, while lowered stress and anxiety, faster weight loss postpartum and increased bonding are some of the many benefits you gain as a nursing mother. But what happens when you stop? Whether your baby self-weans (just stops nursing), or your work schedule makes weaning necessary or you decide it’s simply the right time to st...
Source: Psych Central - January 9, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Nicole Gent Tags: Anxiety Family Parenting Pregnancy Stress Women's Issues Attachment Breastfeeding Diet Hormones Obesity Oxytocin Postpartum Depression Prolactin weaning Weight Gain Source Type: news

Why Kids Learn Better When They Laugh
You have two choices. You could berate the kid for procrastinating and tell him if he doesn't eat the spinach he is going to bed early with no snack. Or you could explain the necessary benefits spinach offers by way of fiber, vitamin B-6, magnesium and phosphorous. Good luck with that. Actually, there is one other option. You could introduce him to the hilarious antics of a cartoon sailor who pops a can of the greens every time he needs super hero strength to defend his sweetheart Olive Oil from a bully named Brutus. And then he'll insist on a regular helping of spinach, minus the drama. Why is it, after all these decade...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B-12 and depression: Are they related?
Will taking a B vitamin supplement ease depression symptoms? (Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everything You Need To Do To Stay Healthy, Fit, And Happy In Your 30s
By Erin Magner for Well+Good So you survived your 20s--and with any luck, there was more green juice than green Jell-O shots involved. Maybe along the way you found your fave ways to move your body, nourish it well, and keep your largest organ (AKA your skin) healthy and glowing. That's great! And now that you've hit the big 3-0, we tapped in-the-know wellness gurus to offer up amazing tips to help you keep your youthful, healthy mojo going strong. What's the number-one secret to making your 30s amazing? Working out is great, cleaning up your diet is even better, but our experts say the most crucial thing you need to st...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B-12: Can it improve memory in Alzheimer's?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - October 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema risk 'linked to diet during pregnancy'
Infants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 4, 2016 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Foods That'll Give You The Energy You Need To Get Through The Day
Rather than reach for your second (or third) cup of coffee, consider incorporating more energy-boosting foods into your diet. You’re going to eat a meal anyway, so why not make sure that the food you’re preparing will not only fill you up but fuel you with energy, too? Some foods are loaded with energy-boosting vitamins and minerals like iron, magnesium and vitamin B. The fine folks at Fix.com have put together an infographic outlining which foods contain these vitamins, and how they help you get energized. Read up ― and eat for energy. Source: Fix.com Blog -- This feed and its contents are the property of...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B levels during pregnancy linked to child's risk for eczema, study says
Stephen FellerSOUTHAMPTON, England, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Lower levels of a form of vitamin B during pregnancy may increase the risk for eczema in children, according to researchers in England. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B levels during pregnancy linked to eczema risk in child
Infants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months, new research has shown. The study is the first to link maternal serum levels of nicotinamide, a naturally occurring vitamin, and related metabolites to the risk of atopic eczema in the child. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

If you're feeling tired and forgetful your Vitamin B levels could be to blame...
Samantha Nash from Castle Donington used to work as a community midwife and enjoyed weekend hikes. Then, one year ago, she started suffering from crippling fatigue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Vitamin Deficiencies Could Explain Your Migraines
People who suffer from migraines may want to check if they’re getting enough of certain vitamins and nutrients. While it isn’t yet clear if supplementation might help prevent migraines, new research presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society in San Diego revealed that a significant portion of kids, teens and young adults who suffer from migraines are mildly deficient in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10. "We think that there is a likelihood that patients with migraines are more likely to be deficient in these vitamins than the general population," lead study autho...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 16, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

These Vitamin Deficiencies Could Explain Your Migraines
People who suffer from migraines may want to check if they’re getting enough of certain vitamins and nutrients. While it isn’t yet clear if supplementation might help prevent migraines, new research presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society in San Diego revealed that a significant portion of kids, teens and young adults who suffer from migraines are mildly deficient in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10. "We think that there is a likelihood that patients with migraines are more likely to be deficient in these vitamins than the general population," lead study autho...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PRP Therapy: Play Hard, Heal Fast
There’s a way to heal sports injuries that doesn’t involve surgery, months of physical therapy or a dependence on prescription medication. It’s called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. What Is PRP Therapy? It’s a form of stem cell treatment that uses platelets — colorless blood cells that help your blood clot — to rebuild a damaged tendon or cartilage. It not only relieves the pain, it also jumpstarts the healing process.   That’s because platelets contain hundreds of proteins called “growth factors.” The natural growth factors in PRP can actually regenerate inj...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - June 8, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

What You Need To Know About Mosquitoes And Your Health This Summer
Avoiding mosquitos this summer is about more than preventing itchy bumps. It’s about preventing serious disease. Americans in certain parts of the U.S. should be on higher alert than usual about mosquitos because of the ongoing Zika virus epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean, experts say. And while the highest risk zones are in Florida and Texas, more of the U.S. may be at risk.  The world’s scientists generally agree that the mosquito-borne virus can cause severe birth defects like microcephaly. And scientists such as Anthony Cornel, a medical entomologist at the University of California, Davi...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 11, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Blood transfusions in high risk malaria zones could be made safer with new blood treatment technology
Patients, especially children, who undergo blood transfusions in sub-Saharan Africa are at high risk of transfusion-transmitted malaria. A new trial suggests that treating donated blood with a new technology that combines UV radiation and vitamin B is safe and could minimize the risk of malaria infection following blood transfusions. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Help! My daughter has become a vegetarian!
Q: My daughter has decided to follow a vegetarian diet. Do I need to worry about protein deficiency? ~ Worried Mom This is one of the most common questions that pediatricians are asked. A vegetarian diet, and especially one that includes fish, can be a very healthy option. Learn more about nutrition for vegetarians and ways your family can shift to a vegetarian diet. Q: Does my child need to eat meat to get enough protein? Complete nutrition, including adequate protein, can easily be obtained without eating meat. Meat is completely unnecessary if a diet is high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, fish, whole grains, ...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 6, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Carolyn Sax Tags: Parenting Teen Health Dr. Carolyn Sax vegetarian Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Get the Facts Before Taking Folic Acid
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is a folic acid supplement ever recommended for the average person, or just for pregnant women? ANSWER: Folic acid is the synthetic version (made in a laboratory) of a vitamin B called folate. It’s well-known for its role in helping to prevent birth defects of the brain and spine, which is why [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 12, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news