Vitamin D warning: Six signs you’ve taken too many supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency and insufficiency is now a global public health problem affecting an estimated one billion people worldwide. However, taking supplements could also pose health problems. What are the six warning signs you've taken too many supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congratulations to our latest Early Career Grant awardees
Congratulations to our Early Career Members awarded Early Career Grants of up to£10,000 to help fund their endocrine research.Alisdair Boag (Roslin Institute) - Delineating the consequences of thiosulfate sulfurtransferase (TST) overexpression in EndoCbH1 cellsNeil Martin (Loughborough University) - Investigating the lysosomal metabolome and mTORC1 localisation in aged human skeletal muscleMorag Mansley (University of Edinburgh) - Functional characterisation of novel corticosteroid-induced transcripts in the cortical collecting ductAndrea Pollard ​ (Imperial...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Clinical trials of intravenous vitamin C treatments for coronavirus commence in China
(Natural News) Researchers in China have begun clinical trials on the use of intravenous vitamin C as a remedy for the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19). While government health authorities focus on pharmaceuticals and vaccines, Dr. Richard Cheng and his colleagues are investigating the simplicity with which injecting natural vitamin C can help to prevent the deadly... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fall Is The Best Time To Conceive, According To New BU Study
BOSTON (CBS) — What is the best season to try to get pregnant? A new study from the Boston University School of Public Health shows it’s not when most people start trying to conceive. While birthdays across the United States peak in early September, in northern states, most babies are born in the summer or even spring. Researchers at BU looked at data on more than 14,000 women who were trying to get pregnant from the US, Canada and Denmark. They found that while couples are most likely to begin attempting to conceive in September, it’s not until late November or early December that they have the best chan...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch News Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Health News Local News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: This potentially embarrassing problem could be a sign
VITAMIN B12 plays an important role when it comes to the production of red blood cells. Lacking in the vitamin could create a potentially embarrassing problem. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Niti CEO to find ways to reduce drug import dependence on China
The list has been compiled by the drug regulatory authority and contains antibiotics like azithromycin, amoxicillin, ofloxacin, metronidazole, vitamins such as B12, B1, B6 and E, female hormone progesterone and anticardiac arrest drug atorvastatin, among others. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin B6 warning: Six problems that can occur if you have too much of the vitamin
VITAMIN B6 is one of eight vitamins in the B complex group. But taking too much of the vitamin could create any of the following six problems. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Look to Existing Drugs in Coronavirus Fight
More than two dozen studies are under way or planned to test everything from traditional Chinese medicine to vitamin C, stem cells, steroids, and to medications developed to fight other viruses, like the flu and HIV. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Unusual sensation that affects mobility could be a sign
VITAMIN B12 is needed to produce an adequate amount of healthy red blood cells and is available only in animal foods, which means many vegans and vegetarians could be deficient. Feeling an unusual sensation that may affect mobility could signal a B12 deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Worrying sign in a person’s mood indicating a deficiency
VITAMIN D is essential for several reasons, including maintaining healthy bones and teeth. It may also protect against a range of diseases and conditions. Lacking in the vitamin could create a worrying sign that is often overlooked. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet could slow advance of frailty
Link between diet and healthy ageing Related items fromOnMedica Active elderly live independently and avoid social care Healthy lifestyles may offset dementia risk, study finds More money needed for nutritional care in NHS Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

White House suddenly realizes America buys too many pharmaceuticals from China
(Natural News) In a recent announcement, White House trade advisor Peter Navarro admitted that the United States relies too heavily on communist China to produce its pharmaceutical drugs, and that that supply could dwindle due to the continued spread of novel coronavirus. With most pharmaceuticals and vitamins either made in China or made from ingredients... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's health and osteoporosis: Boost bone health and prevent fractures by following a healthy diet and supplementing with vitamin D
(Natural News) Calcium and vitamin D are essential for boosting your bone health. But did you know that there are guidelines for supplementation if you are female and have osteoporosis? Postmenopausal women who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or are at risk of the condition require calcium and vitamin D. In a study for The Women’s Health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin Deficiencies Can Mess With Your Mental Health
There are mood-related signs you're low on nutrients like vitamin D. Here's how to tell and what to do about it. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PSA: Vitamin Deficiencies Can Mess With Your Mental Health
There are mood-related signs you're low on nutrients like vitamin D. Here's how to tell and what to do about it. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid Coronavirus outbreak, India mulls export ban on 12 essential drugs
An eight-member expert committee constituted by the government to assess availability of medicines in the country has suggested imposing export restrictions on 12 drugs including antibiotics like chloramphenicol, neomycin, metronidazole, azythromicin, clindamycin; vitamin B1, B2 and B6; as well as hormones like progesterone used during pregnancy and in menstrual related problems. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Health Ranger Store has been "China free" since 2014... now the rest of the supplements industry is following our lead due to the coronavirus
(Natural News) It has been the “dirty little secret” of the food, supplements and vitamin industry for decades: Most of the products sold in North America are grown or made in China. There’s only one natural products manufacturer and retailer in the world that has, for years, confirmed and labeled the majority of its products... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The sign in your vision that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 performs a wide range of important functions in the body, and, as testament to its importance, lacking the vitamin can cause damaging complications. One pronounced sign of a long-term B12 deficiency is a change in your vision. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA seeks help to prevent vaping-related lung injuries
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a public call for more...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Most lung vaping cases linked to informal sources of THC CDC confirms vitamin E acetate in vaping cases Vaping-related lung injury cases trending downward CT links vaping to ARDS in new case studies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Extremely low levels could lead to this serious condition
VITAMIN D is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for strong bones and lacking in the vitamin could lead to a host of problems including this worrying condition. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The vast majority of our pharmaceuticals, vitamins and supplements are made in China – is coronavirus the black swan event that will collapse it all?
(Natural News) As Americans watch, mostly from the comfort of their own homes, the nation of China is descending into medical martial law, and the thing that most of us aren’t fully comprehending at this point is how the Wuhan coronavirus threatens to cut off the supply of critical goods to the United States. Even... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C may shorten ventilation in critically ill patients
(University of Helsinki) Vitamin C administration shortened the duration of mechanical ventilation in critical care patients, but the effect depended on the severity of illness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin E effective, safe for fatty liver in HIV patients
(McGill University) A type of fatty liver disease that commonly affects patients with HIV can be safely treated with vitamin E, a McGill-led study has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplementation in Pregnancy Has No Effect on Reducing Asthma in Children
A new study finds that giving mothers vitamin D during pregnancy doesn ’t prevent asthma or recurrent wheezing in young children. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The injury that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN D is a nutrient that the body absorbs through direct exposure to the sun so certain groups that do not get enough sun are at an increased risk of a vitamin D deficiency. The sunshine vitamin plays a key role in bone health so lacking the sunshine can lead to a number of bone problems, including a weighted risk of a certain bone-related injury. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alternative to Alimta Coming for Mesothelioma Patients
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted final approval of Pemfexy, a new brand of the chemotherapy drug pemetrexed, to combat malignant mesothelioma and advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer. The approval will allow oncologists to offer an alternative to Alimta, which today is considered standard pemetrexed and manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. The chemotherapy drug is designed to block DNA replication and cell division. However, Pemfexy will not be available until February 2022. The FDA approval is limited to pleural mesothelioma patients whose disease is unresectable. Pemfexy is produced by Eagle Pharm...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - February 12, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The dementia-related symptoms that may signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 helps to preserve vital bodily processes so becoming deficient in the nutrient can trigger a number of physical changes. Perhaps more worryingly, lacking the vitamin can cause symptoms associated with dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postmenopause vitamin D deficiency associated with disc degeneration and lower back pain
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Lumbar disc degeneration and resulting lower back pain become greater concerns with age and disproportionately affect women more than men, likely as a result of decreasing estrogen levels during menopause. A new study demonstrates that vitamin D deficiency, smoking, high body mass index (BMI), and osteoporosis are risk factors for greater back pain. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2-in-1: Pregnant women who get enough vitamin D extend nutritional benefits to their babies
(Natural News) Having a low vitamin D status is common among newborn infants. According to studies, maternal vitamin D deficiency is a major risk factor for this because neonates rely solely on maternal-fetal transfer of vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for the healthy growth and development of infants. This nutrient plays a role in bone... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12: The sign in your legs that you have been deficient for a long time
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can cause a wide range of symptoms due to the essential role the nutrient plays in the body. If left untreated, B12 deficiency can cause long-term damage, and one complication that can occur is associated with the legs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Excess Vitamin B12 May Be Deadly
Very high blood levels of vitamin B12 were tied to an increased risk of early death. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Vitamins Vitamin B12 Deaths (Fatalities) Source Type: news

Prevent age-related cataracts by increasing your intake of vitamins and carotenoids
(Natural News) As people grow older, they become more prone to developing cataracts that can impair their vision or even cause blindness. To prevent this, experts suggest eating more foods rich in vitamins and carotenoids. These nutrients help prevent the onset of age-related cataracts. Earlier studies found links between the consumption of these nutrients and a reduced risk of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulses for a Sustainable Future
By Zoltán KálmánROME, Feb 10 2020 (IPS) Reducing poverty and inequalities, eliminating hunger and all forms of malnutrition and achieve food insecurity for all – these are some of the most important objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals. Still, the rate of poverty and inequalities is increasing and over 820 million people are going hungry. In addition, 2 billion people in the world are food insecure with great risk of malnutrition and poor health. This alarming situation is further aggravated by current trends such as the rate of population growth, impacts of climate change, loss of bio...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zoltan Kalman Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The sign in your ears that could signal you lack the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 performs a number of important roles in the body so becoming deficient in the vitamin can manifest itself in unsettling ways. One warning sign to watch out for is associated with your ears. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The three lesser known signs you may be deficient
VITAMIN B12 deficiency plays an essential role in the production of red blood cells and DNA as well as the proper functioning of the nervous system. There are a number of signs that a person may be lacking in the essential vitamin. What are the three lesser known symptom warning you that you may be vitamin B12 deficient? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Feeling this in your fingers is an early warning sign
VITAMIN D is produced when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis. Lacking in the vitamin could create a host of symptoms and one in particular is found in your fingers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Scrumptious ways to enjoy an avocado
(Natural News) If you’re looking for the perfect food to kick off your healthy diet, you can never go wrong with the humble avocado. This green fruit is packed with healthy fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals that all contribute to better heart health, weight control and even healthy aging. Best of all, there are many... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptom: Lack of B12 may cause worrying problem in men and women
VITAMIN B12 deficiency, also known as cobalamin deficiency, is the medical condition of low blood and tissue levels of vitamin B12. The body gives many clues warning that you may have a deficiency, but one symptom of vitamin B12 deficiency which can arise may be surprising. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No clear path for golden rice to reach consumers
(Washington University in St. Louis) Heralded as a genetically modified crop with the potential to save millions of lives, Golden Rice has just been approved as safe for human and animal consumption by regulators in the Philippines. The rice is a beta carotene-enriched crop that is intended to reduce Vitamin A deficiency (VAD), a health problem in very poor areas. But a new study finds that most families at risk for VAD can't grow Golden Rice themselves, and most commercial farmers won't grow it either. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prenatal Vitamin D Therapy Fails to Prevent Childhood Asthma Prenatal Vitamin D Therapy Fails to Prevent Childhood Asthma
Updated results on a study of vitamin D and childhood asthma has concluded that giving extra doses to pregnant women fails to reduce the risk of wheezing and breathing problems in youngsters through age 6 years.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: A lack of B12 may create this painful issue in the mouth
VITAMIN B12 is essential for life according to leading health experts. It's needed to make new cells in the body, such as new red blood cells which are made everyday. A lack of the vitamin could create a painful issue in your mouth. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bone density may not be increased by vitamin supplementation alone
According to a study published in theJournal of Bone and Mineral Research, vitamin D supplementation alone may not improve bone density or strength in adults without vitamin D deficiency.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Effect of Vitamin C, Hydrocortisone, and Thiamine vs Hydrocortisone Alone on Time Alive and Free of Vasopressor Support Among Patients With Septic Shock: The VITAMINS Randomized Clinical Trial
RCT (n=216) found that treatment with intravenous vitamin C, hydrocortisone, and thiamine, compared with intravenous hydrocortisone alone, did not significantly improve the duration of time alive and free of vasopressor administration over 7 days. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why taking antioxidants during chemotherapy for breast cancer could be counterproductive
Canadians spend an estimated $3 billion a year on vitamin supplements. And while the medical community has long questioned their usefulness in otherwise healthy people, a new study adds to the research that suggests taking supplements during cancer treatment could be counterproductive. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D in Pregnancy Doesn't Curb Kids' Asthma
Title: Vitamin D in Pregnancy Doesn't Curb Kids' AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - February 6, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Largest ever evaluation of the cardiovascular risk of rosiglitazone published
Analysis of raw individual patient level data gives more accurate picture of drug ’s link to heart problems Related items fromOnMedica People on statins at greater risk of skin infections and diabetes Adding insulin to metformin linked to higher mortality Vitamin D does not reduce kidney damage in type 2 diabetes Raised risk of MI and mortality when starting sulfonylurea Use of DPP-4 inhibitors associated with increased risk of IBD (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Seasonal Sun Variation Tied to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Seasonal variation in vitamin D status may explain seasonal variation in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, according to a study published online Feb. 4 in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. Christine Rohr... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prenatal Vitamin D Does Not Reduce Asthma, Wheeze at Age 6
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Among children at risk for asthma, prenatal vitamin D supplementation does not affect the incidence of asthma or recurrent wheeze at age 6, according to a study published in the Feb. 6 issue of the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D in Pregnancy Doesn't Curb Kids' Asthma
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Taking higher doses of vitamin D during pregnancy doesn't appear to offer any protection against asthma in children, a new study finds. The study, a follow-up to one done three years ago, looked at 6-year-old children... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Lacking in the sunshine vitamin could cause this condition
VITAMIN D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods. The vitamin is also produced through ultraviolet rays from sunlight. Lacking in the essential vitamin could result in the development of a certain condition. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news