Taking vitamins in liquid form means they're absorbed ...but are they worth it?
Thinking of taking a supplement? Now you can buy everything from iron to vitamin C and calcium in liquid form - and ingesting them in this way could be better for you. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Green leafy vegetables are rich in vitamin C, E and K to reduce painful symptom
ARTHRITIS is a painful condition which can steadily get worse over time unless certain changes are not adhered to. Green leafy vegetables have been shown to be one of the healthiest food types to help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplements warning: Micronutrients linked to ‘allergic reactions’ - warning signs to spot
WHILE supplements have become increasingly popular in recent years, many experts advise against the little pills. Whether you take vitamin C to give your immunity a boost or opt for magnesium to reduce tiredness, the synthetic nutrients can sometimes cause side effects, including an allergic reaction. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study unlocks key to improved outcomes for heart transplant recipients
A renewed interest in intravenous vitamin C could improve long-term outcome success for patients undergoing an organ transplant. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 11, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

'Common' vitamin C deficiency can increase your risk of 'skin sagging and wrinkles'
VITAMIN C is an essential nutrient that plays a vital role in a healthy immune system, as well as the creation of collagen. But without it, you may begin to notice some key changes in your body - including your skin. How can you get more vitamin C in your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Unveils New Skin Health Research at 2022 American Academy of Dermatology Meeting
SKILLMAN, N.J., March 25, 2022 – Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. will present new research highlighting important advances in the understanding and treatment of skin at the 2022 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Meeting, taking place March 25-29 in Boston, MA. A total of 11 posters ranging from the effects of oat against environmental and anti-inflammatory triggers to a vitamin C serum with clinical benefits across diverse skin types will be presented at this year’s meeting. “At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we take pride in the breadth of our scientific solutions for healthier skin, which continue t...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Supplements: Popular vitamin could kill off cancer-causing cells and lower risk by 26%
CANCER is widely feared because it is notoriously difficult to treat in the advanced stages. There is evidence, however, that the condition can be avoided with adequate dietary intake. According to new findings, vitamin C could play a key role in killing off cancerous cells. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplements: Expert warning over supplement that could ‘increase risk of heart disease’
STARTING the day with a supplement has become a religious ritual for many. From vitamin C to D, the little immunity boosters are seeing increasing popularity. However, certain types might be more harmful than beneficial, many experts argue. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency: The condition you can develop if you’re low on vitamin C
IF A PERSON is low on a vitamin, they are considered to be deficient in it. Every vitamin deficiency eventually causes a person to develop symptoms, some more dramatic than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C for   5 days is associated with decreased hospital mortality in sepsis subgroups: a nationwide cohort study
Background: Previous randomized trials of vitamin C, hydrocortisone, and thiamine on sepsis were limited by short-term vitamin C administration, heterogeneous populations, and the failure to evaluate each component ' s effect. The purpose of this study was to determine whether vitamin C alone for ≥ 5 days or in combination with corticosteroids and/or thiamine was associated with decreased mortality across the sepsis population and subpopulation.; Methods: Nationwide population-based study conducted using the Korean National Health Insurance Service database. A total of 384,282 adult patien ts with sepsis who were admitte...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antiplaque and antigingivitis efficacy of medicated and non-medicated sugar-free chewing gum as adjuncts to toothbrushing: systematic review and network meta-analysis
ConclusionSFCG containing GT+Xyl showed better antiplaque effect over negative controls. However, cautious interpretation is required due to the low number of direct comparisons arms. These shortcomings underscore the need for RCTs with mostly head-to-head comparison that provide more conclusive evidence.Clinical relevanceThere is no robust evidence for the clinical indications of sugar-free chewing gums as adjunct to toothbrushing for the control of biofilm or the treatment of gingivitis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 28, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Evaluating Vitamin C in Septic Shock
RCT (n=124) found vitamin C monotherapy (1000mg bolus followed by continuous infusion 250 mg/hr for 96 hours) failed to significantly reduce mortality (all-cause 28-day mortality: 26.7% vitamin C vs. 40.6% placebo; p=0.10), not supporting routine clinical use for this purpose. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyond the bundle: Clinical controversies in the management of sepsis in emergency medicine patients
Sepsis is a condition characterized by life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. The emergency department (ED) serves as a crucial entry point for patients presenting with sepsis. Given the heterogeneous presentation and high mortality rate associated with sepsis and septic shock, several clinical controversies have emerged in the management of sepsis. These include the use of novel therapeutic agents like angiotensin II, hydrocortisone, ascorbic acid, thiamine ( " HAT " ) therapy, and levosimendan, Additionally, controversies with current treatments in vasopressor dosing, and ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin side effects to watch for when going to the toilet – get checked out ‘immediately’
ACROSS the country today, thousands may be reaching for some hangover relief. Some may reach for water, others a bacon sandwich and a vitamin C supplement. However, with some reaching for the aspirin, there is an important side effect to watch out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The mineral supplement shown to improve blood sugar in those with the condition
SUPPLEMENTS are a common feature of contemporary diets. People take Magnesium supplements to reduce fatigue, whilst others take Vitamin D and Vitamin C supplements to strengthen their immune system. But what about Chromium Picolinate? What can you use that for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news