Medical News Today: Low B-12 and folate levels in mature adults 'of concern'
Many mature adults have vitamin B-12 and folate deficiencies, a large study has found. Policymakers should address this issue and shield public health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the purpose of a vitamin B-12 level test?
The body needs vitamin B-12 for many processes. People with a deficiency may have neurological symptoms and fatigue, while an excess may indicate liver disease or diabetes. Doctors can use a vitamin B-12 level test to determine how much B-12 is in the body. Find out more about the test and what the results mean here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

A Third of Children Use Dietary Supplements. Here ’s Why Researchers Say That’s Concerning
A third of kids and adolescents under age 19 regularly take supplements like omega-3 fatty acids, multivitamins and melatonin, according to a new report. It’s a finding that researchers say is concerning because there is no proven benefit for healthy children taking supplements. The report, published Monday as a research letter in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, found that overall about a third of the young people surveyed used dietary supplements, with multivitamins being the most common. Use of supplements that primarily contained vitamins and minerals remained stable over time, but use of herbal, non-vitamin, or non-...
Source: TIME: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Vitamins Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about atrophic gastritis
Atrophic gastritis is a chronic condition that causes inflammation of the stomach lining over a long time. Either a bacterial infection or an autoimmune condition is responsible. Autoimmune atrophic gastritis can lead to vitamin B-12 deficiency and pernicious anemia. Learn more about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Vitamin B-3 may stop brain cell death
A Parkinson's study using human cells and a fly model found that a form of vitamin B-3 prevented the death of brain cells by preserving their mitochondria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's: Vitamin B-3 may stop brain cell death
A Parkinson's study using human cells and a fly model found that a form of vitamin B-3 prevented the death of brain cells by preserving their mitochondria. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 8, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: Eating fish with this food could cause vitamin B deficiency
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms can include fatigue, shortness of breath and muscle weakness. If you often eat one particular food with raw fish, shellfish and crabs you could develop vitamin B deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin B-6 could help us to recall dreams
A new study suggests that taking a vitamin B-6 supplement before going to bed each night could help us to remember the details of our dreams. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin B-3 could be used to treat Alzheimer's
New research finds that nicotinamide riboside, which is a form of vitamin B-3, has the potential to treat Alzheimer's. Results in mice are hopeful. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

What to Eat (and Drink) When You Have the Flu
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Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized flu healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Metanx (Vitamin B Supplement) - new on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer
New drug candidate may change chemotherapy as we know it; this compound stops cancer cells from spreading and has no toxic side effects, a new study shows. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Pernicious Anemia (Vitamin B-12 Deficiency)
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why Women Need Folic Acid
-- Folic acid is a form of vitamin B that's important for women, especially those who are pregnant or who could become pregnant. Folic acid can help prevent serious birth defects of the brain and spinal cord called neural tube defects. The vitamin... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegetarian and vegan sources of B-12
Vegetarians and vegans must take particular care to consume enough vitamin B-12, as it is mainly found in meat, eggs, and dairy. Learn what foods to eat. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Top Lung Cancer News of 2017
In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on lung cancer in 2017, including FDA approvals, a new standard of care for ALK-positive lung cancer, increased risk with vitamin B supplements, and more. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - December 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cancer Network Editors Tags: Lung Cancer Lung Cancer Year in Review 2017 Source Type: news

Marmite can curb symptoms of stress and anxiety
Marmite's supposed benefits stem from its abundance of vitamin B - deemed to be 'important' in alleviating mental pressure, according to scientists at the University of Victoria, Australia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: Tough-To-Treat Anxiety
Anxiety is one of the most common problems people face today, and yet, it is often complicated with other co-existing conditions, such as obsessive compulsive disorder, autism, and depression. Comorbidity can make treatment challenging, even for clinicians who specialize in anxiety. In her new book, Tough-To-Treat Anxiety: Hidden Problems & Effective Solutions For Your Clients, licensed clinical psychologist Margaret Wehrenberg breaks down anxiety into its most common presentations, offering a host of treatment methods that work in the moment, and resist remission for years to come. “Unremitting anxiety may be on...
Source: Psych Central - November 30, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Anxiety Book Reviews Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment anxiety treatment difficult anxiety overwhelming anxiety tough to treat anxiety Source Type: news

Vitamin B-12
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B-6
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iron deficiency increases risk of heart disease, but so does the wrong type of iron
(Natural News) Our bodies are finely balanced machines, but for many of us, this only becomes evident when we suffer a lack of a vital nutrient or mineral and start feeling the effects. Extra exam or other stress, for example, has left many of us depleted of vitamin B, and as women get older, they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin B-3 deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Vitamin B-3 is important for a healthy body. We look at the causes of vitamin B-3 deficiency, its symptoms, how to get more B-3, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

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
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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