Vitamin D supplements may help stave off diabetes as they improve insulin effectiveness 
The hormone made by the pancreas is essential for metabolizing glucose, but in a growing number of people (diabetics) its effects are futile - and without it, suffering ensues. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation may slow diabetes progression
High-dose supplementation of vitamin D can improve glucose metabolism to help prevent the development and progression of diabetes, according to a study published in theEuropean Journal of Endocrinology. medwire News (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Best supplements for diabetes: The 37p supplement that could lower blood sugar levels
BEST supplements for diabetes: Sticking to a particular diet can help people living with type 2 diabetes control their blood glucose levels. While there are numerous culprits to avoid, mounting evidence suggests taking a certain vitamin may help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your hands and feet you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may occur if a person isn ’t getting enough of the vital vitamin from their diet. If the condition goes untreated, serious health complications can occur, so recognising symptoms is important. One sign to watch out for may appear in the hands and feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Role of Vitamin-D Deficiency in Term Neonates with Late-Onset Sepsis: A Case-Control Study
This study shows that vitamin-D deficiency in term neonates may predispose them to LOS. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neonatal Vitamin D status and the risk of neonatal sepsis
The study aims to evaluate the maternal and neonatal 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels and the effect of 25(OH)D levels on the development of neonatal sepsis. Our findings suggest that there may be an association between vitamin D deficiency and neonatal sepsis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Therapeutic value of Vitamin D as an adjuvant therapy in neonates with sepsis.
Sepsis is an unusual systemic reaction to what is sometimes an otherwise ordinary infection, and it probably represents a pattern of response by the immune system to injury. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble steroid hormone that contributes to the maintenance of normal calcium homeostasis and skeletal mineralization. Vitamin D has an important role in the regulation of both innate and adaptive immune systems. Serum 25 (OH) vitamin D levels of neonates with early onset neonatal sepsis were significantly lower than healthy controls. Vitamin D supplementation improved sepsis score and decrease high levels of hs-CRP; this reflects th...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Study finds ‘significant’ link to this condition - are you at risk?
VITAMIN D supports the body ’s vital functions. Lacking the vitamin can pose serious health risks such as bone deformities. A study last year suggests it can also increase the risk of developing a certain chronic condition too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15 Reasons to drink fennel tea
(Natural News) Like many other herbal teas, fennel tea is consumed around the world for its various medicinal qualities. The tea’s high concentration of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants is responsible for its incredible health benefits. Here are 15 remarkable health benefits you can enjoy when you start drinking fennel tea on a regular basis. Fennel... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamins and supplements for increased blood flow
Although there is little robust research to support the claims of their effectiveness, some vitamins may help increase blood flow. Learn about them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Sudan: Vaccination Campaign to Eradicate Measles in Khartoum State
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum State -The Ministry of Health of Khartoum state reports that 142 children have suffered from measles in the state. The announcement of cases of measles in the capital coincides with the start of the campaign to escalate the eradication of measles, polio, and vitamin A deficiency in Khartoum state from July 22-31. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Anti-Measles Campaign Launched At Jebel Aulia Locality
[SNA] Khartoum -The first campaign on eradication of the measles, polio and vitamin(A) deficiency was launched Monday at Gen. Ahmed Mohamed School for Girls in Jebel Aulia Locality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 10 evidence based supplements for anxiety
Previous research has shown that some natural supplements — including vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and herbal remedies such as valerian and chamomile — can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. We explore the evidence for these supplements here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Your eyes, skin, and immune system need vitamin A: Increase your intake with these foods
(Natural News) Show your eyes, skin, and immune system some love by increasing your intake of vitamin A-rich foods. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is vital for growth and development, cell recognition, vision, immune function, and reproduction. It is also an antioxidant that helps the body protect itself against harmful free radicals. Vitamin A... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural remedies for acne
(Natural News) Whether you’re 13 or 30, acne can be an annoying skin condition to deal with and affect your self-confidence. To address acne, follow a balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals, like vitamin A and zinc. Acne: A skin condition that affects teens and adults Acne is an inflammatory skin condition that causes the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harvard Study: Plant-Based Diet Might Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
(CNN) — Sticking to a plant-based diet could help lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, a new paper suggests. That link between plant-based eating habits and type 2 diabetes is even more beneficial when only healthy plant-based foods — such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts — are included in your daily diet, as opposed to refined grains, starches and sugars, according to the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday. “We found that eating plant-based diets was associated with, on average, 23% reduction in diabetes risk,” said Dr. Qi Sun, an associate pr...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health CNN Harvard University Type 2 Diabetes Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Lack of nutrient could leave you exposed to this risk says study
VITAMIN B12 is an essential nutrient that the body needs to function properly. A vitamin B12 deficiency can increase the risk of developing harmful health conditions. A recent study suggests a lack of the vitamin can leave the body exposed to a deadly threat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Synergy: You need proper amounts of magnesium to effectively utilize vitamin D, according to study
(Natural News) Once you learn all the ways that vitamin D can enhance your health, you might be going out of your way to ensure you’re getting more of it. Whether you’re spending more time in the sunshine or taking a supplement, your efforts could be futile if you’re not also getting proper amounts of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protect your kids from pollution-related asthma with vitamin D
(Natural News) In the latest of a long line of powers being attributed to vitamin D, scientists have discovered that it can protect children who live in urban areas from asthma. One out of every 12 American children has the condition, which means it affects more than six million kids. Asthma is seen disproportionately among... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum
Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Parents who want their children to eat a vegan diet are advised to speak to a GP for advice first
The British Nutrition Foundation said that restricting toddlers to a plant-based diet can risk depriving them of vital vitamins and minerals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning: This feeling should NOT be ignored and could be a symptom
VITAMIN D is known as the sunshine vitamin and with the glorious summer days well and truly upon us deficiency of the vitamin might not be on many people ’s minds. However, many are unaware that they are deficient and if you notice this feeling it could be a sign of deficiency. Do you have it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating for your eyes: Carrots deliver nutrients that preserve vision
(Natural News) Carrots are considered as superfoods for a reason: They’re delicious, full of nutrients, and rich in vitamin A. But can eating carrots really help improve eye health? The amazing nutrient profile of carrots Carrots are versatile root vegetables that can be consumed raw, cooked, or juiced. They can also be used to make various dishes like salads,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your legs you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can signal if a person isn ’t getting enough B12 from their diet. If the condition is left untreated, serious health complications can occur. One sign a person could be lacking B12 may appear in the legs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you have enough vitamin D? Recent breakthrough allows testing from human hair
(Natural News) More and more people are becoming deficient in vitamin D. Estimates suggest that over one billion people have this problem. Currently, people get tested for vitamin D deficiency using blood tests, which can be painful. These blood tests also require special equipment and the expertise of a trained medical practitioner. However, scientists have found... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign when you move your hands you could lack B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may develop if a person lacks the essential vitamin from their diet, and left untreated, the condition can lead to serious health complications. To avoid these complications it ’s important to recognise symptoms of the conditions - one may be evident when you move your hands. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get more nutrient-rich beets into your diet with these easy smoothie recipes
(Natural News) Beets have a bitter, earthy taste that won’t appeal to everyone, but these root vegetables are full of vitamins and minerals. If you want to enjoy the health benefits of beets minus the off-putting taste, try some of the refreshing smoothie recipes below. The nutrient profile of beets Beets are rich in nitrates... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds
Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked tostunting and undernutrition.Biscuits, crisps, instant noodles and sugary drinks appear to be displacing foods with the vitamins, minerals and other vital nutrients babies need to grow well, say the researchers. The work, published in the Journal of Nutrition, illustrates that the 21st-century junk food diet spreading around the globe is linked not just to obesity but also to poor ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Nutrition Sugar Health Nutrition and development Stunting Nepal South and Central Asia World news Science Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign on your skin you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop when a person lacks the vitamin in their body. If the condition is left untreated, serious complications can occur, so it ’s important to recognise all the signs. One symptom to be wary of may appear on a person’s skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malawi: Unicef Commends Govt For Reducing Vitamin A Deficiency
[Nyasa Times] United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday commended the Ministry of Health and Population for its efforts in reducing the number of children deficient in vitamin A from 51 percent to 3 percent. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants May Be Best for Early-Stage CKD
TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 -- Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) have a superior benefit-risk profile to that of vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) for patients with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a review published online July... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Does keeping milk under shop lights really cut its vitamins?
Page-length newspaper adverts are asking people: 'Did you know recent studies show that indoor lights can degrade the freshness, taste and nutrients that we love in milk?' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young adults with hypertension or hypercholesterolaemia have greater risk of heart disease in later life
The increased risk remains even if blood pressure and cholesterol levels are controlled later in life Related items fromOnMedica Most supplements offer no real benefit, some might increase risks Physical activity might offset harms of time spent sitting Heart disease and stroke deaths plummet in Scotland Coronary heart disease remains UK ’s biggest killer Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 16, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How vitamin A protects the skin
Retinoids protect the skin from infection by inducing the production of an endogenous antimicrobial protein. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - July 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: VanHook, A. M. Tags: STKE Editors ' Choice Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Three hidden signs you could be lacking the vital vitamin
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may start to show if a person lacks B12 from their diet. It ’s important to recognise the symptoms because left untreated, vitamin B12 can lead to serious complications. Some symptoms are more obvious than others - here are three hidden signs to be wary of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating ants, grasshoppers and silkworms 'could protect against CANCER'
Researchers from the University of Rome ground down various insects and tested them for antioxidants, such as vitamins A and C, which can protect against DNA damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leaf Receives National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Research Grant
David Leaf, MD, MMSc, of the Division of Renal Medicine, was awarded a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Research Project Grant (R01) for his study, “Precision Medicine Approach to Vitamin D3 Administration in Critical Illness.” (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 15, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

LGBT community at higher risk of cognitive decline
Study shows greater self-reported confusion Related items fromOnMedica Healthy lifestyles may offset dementia risk, study finds Moderate exercise improves over-50s ’ brain health Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing Low vitamin D levels linked to faster cognitive decline One in two women and one in three men will develop neurological disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign on your tongue you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may appear if a person lacks the vital vitamin from their diet. It ’s important to recognise the symptoms, because left untreated, vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to serious health complications. One sign of a deficiency may appear on the tongue. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: This type of headache could signal of lack of B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop if a person lacks B12 from their diet. Being able to recognise the symptoms is important because the condition left untreated can lead to serious health complications. A headache can be one of the signs, but what specifically should you be looking out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: This unusual sign could mean you have it - are you at risk?
VITAMIN B12 is an essential nutrient for the body. A lack of the vitamin can impair bodily functions, leading to serious health problems if left untreated. There are various symptoms to watch out for, including this unusual sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sweet! Here are 7 reasons to eat sweet potatoes
(Natural News) Sweet potatoes may not be as popular as regular potatoes, which is too bad — since they’re packed with vitamins and minerals. One cup of sweet potatoes can provide more than 100 percent of the daily value of vitamin A. It’s also rich in vitamin C, dietary fiber, and manganese. Both purple and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D may increase stroke risk
A large review of studies, published in theAnnals of Internal Medicine, on dietary supplements has not only indicated they have little benefit but also suggests that vitamin D may increase stroke risk. Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: If your face looks like this it could mean you are deficient
VITAMIN B12 deficiency is a common condition but could be serious if left untreated as vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin. If your face looks like this it could mean you are lacking the vitamin. Does your face look like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anticoagulation Use prior to Common Dental Procedures: A Systematic Review.
Cardiol Res Pract. 2019 Jun 2;2019:9308631. doi: 10.1155/2019/9308631. eCollection 2019.AbstractCurrently, the number of patients on oral anticoagulation is increasing. There is a paucity of data regarding maintaining oral anticoagulation (especially novel oral anticoagulants) around the time of specific dental procedures. A dentist has three options: either to stop anticoagulation, to continue it, or to bridge with heparin. A systematic review of 10 clinical trials was conducted to address this issue. It was found that continuing anticoagulation during dental procedures did not increase the risk of bleeding in most trials...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 10, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Vitamins and Supplements Are a Waste of Money Vitamins and Supplements Are a Waste of Money
The fact that nutrient deficiencies cause harm doesn't mean that extra intake of vitamins translates to extra benefits.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Supplements and Diets for Heart Health Show Limited Proof of Benefit
Some supplements may actually be harmful for cardiovascular health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Diet and Nutrition Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Vitamins Salt Iron (Nutrient) Heart Blood Pressure Oils and Fats Omega-3 Fatty Acids Preventive Medicine Folic Acid Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: This feeling in the chest could signal lack of B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can occur if a person lacks the vitamin from their diet. Recognising the symptoms is very important because left untreated, serious, long-term health complications can occur. One sign to watch out for is a certain feeling in the chest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most supplements offer no real benefit, some might increase risks
Reducing salt and increasing omega-3 and folic acid might reduce risk of particular outcomes Related items fromOnMedica WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence Coronary heart disease remains UK ’s biggest killer Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Sweetened drinks greater risk for poor glycaemic control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

08.07.19: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media - Important step towards improved treatment for children with venous thromboembolism
Rivaroxaban demonstrates strong efficacy and safety profile in phase III study in children with thromboembolismPhase III EINSTEIN-Jr. study in children concludes the largest pediatric thromboembolism program delivering results consistent with those in adults / Study shows a low risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in children treated with rivaroxaban compared with standard of care with low rates of bleeding / First phase III data on the use of a non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant (NOAC) in a large pediatric population / Study investigated a body weight-adjusted oral 20 mg equivalent dose of rivaroxaban for the prev...
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - July 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news