Arugula may be bitter, but it offers amazing health benefits
(Natural News) Did you know that one in 10 American adults does not eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables? This does not even consider the children yet. Eating green leafy vegetables is an excellent way to get your much-needed vitamins and minerals. Take arugula, a low-calorie, nutrient-packed leafy green. Despite its bitter taste,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Look out for this sign when you go to the toilet
VITAMIN B12 is an essential nutrient that keeps the body functioning properly. There is a host of symptoms warning a person they might be lacking in the vitamin. If a person experiences this new bowel habit it could be a warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-Dose Vitamin D Shows No Benefit in the Critically Ill High-Dose Vitamin D Shows No Benefit in the Critically Ill
Compared with placebo, critically ill, vitamin D-deficient patients did not appear to gain any benefit from receiving high-dose vitamin D in the ICU.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

South Korea finds some liquid e-cigarette products have ingredient linked to lung illness
South Korean health authorities have found vitamin E acetate, which may be linked to lung illnesses, in some liquid e-cigarette products made by Juul Labs and KT&G, they said on Thursday, but the two companies denied using the material. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Folate vs. folic acid: What to know
Folate and folic acid are forms of vitamin B-9. Folate occurs naturally in a range of foods, while folic acid is synthetic and present in fortified foods. Both are important for pregnancy. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Pharma companies seek hike in drug rates under price control
Chinese API imports turn 200% costlier, making production costlier in India. Over 70% of the country ’s total bulk drug requirement comes from China. These bulk drugs or active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) are used in producing medicines, including essential items like antibiotics, vitamins and folic acid. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cochrane systematic review informs WHO guidelines, policy
Originally published in the Cornell ChronicleFolate is an essential B-vitamin that is needed for DNA synthesis and cell division. Folate deficiency can lead to anemia, and deficiency early in pregnancy can lead to neural tube defects – birth defects of the brain, spine and spinal cord, including spina bifida.A Cochrane systematic review on the benefits and safety of fortifying wheat or maize flour with folic acid and population health outcomes, led by scientists in the  Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell, found that fortification with folic acid (the synthetic form of folate) may improve folate sta...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Feeling this sensation in the chest could mean pernicious anaemia
VITAMIN B12 is one of the main "raw materials" needed to build the healthy red blood cell; the other is folate or folic acid. In order to make healthy red blood cells that can carry oxygen around the body a person needs adequate levels of B12. Feeling this sensation in your chest is a warning sign of pernicious anaemia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids' Vitamin D Prescriptions Soar in UK Kids' Vitamin D Prescriptions Soar in UK
Vitamin D prescriptions for children have skyrocketed in recent years, despite murky evidence of their efficacy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Kyowa Hakko ’s Sustamine ® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine is featured in True...
Kyowa Hakko’s branded, unique dipeptide ingredient is added to The Vitamin Shoppe’s True Athlete® line with Glutamine Sport Hydration and Recovery Blend(PRWeb December 10, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/kyowa_hakkos_sustamine_l_alanyl_l_glutamine_is_featured_in_true_athlete_in_latest_novel_sports_nutrition_blend/prweb16759120.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA testing metformin for traces of nitrosamines
MHRA aware of issue and advises patients to continue to taking their diabetes medicine Related items fromOnMedica People on statins at greater risk of skin infections and diabetes Raised risk of MI and mortality when starting sulfonylurea Use of DPP-4 inhibitors associated with increased risk of IBD Vitamin D does not reduce kidney damage in type 2 diabetes Use pioglitazone only in selected patients, says EMA guidance (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Experiencing this feeling is a warning sign
VITAMIN D helps the body to perform its vital functions yet in the winter months, some people may not get enough of the sunshine vitamin, which can cause a number of symptoms. While the deficiency can manifest itself physically, it can also give rise to a certain mood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Folate (vitamin B9) deficiency anemia: Causes, symptoms, risk factors, treatment and prevention
(Natural News) Folate, often referred to as folic acid or vitamin B9, is an essential nutrient found in many green leafy vegetables and fresh fruits. It plays a critical role in various bodily processes, such as producing red blood cells, as well as creating and repairing DNA. Not getting enough folate could lead to unwanted health complications, one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Single E-Cig Brand Linked To Vaping-Related Lung Injuries, CDC Says
(CBS/CNN) — No single product or brand is responsible for the thousands of vaping-related lung illnesses reported across the United States, according to a report released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Nationally, Dank Vapes were the most commonly reported THC-containing product by hospitalized EVALI patients, but a wide variety of products were reported, with regional differences,” the CDC said in its report. The agency uses the term EVALI as shorthand for “e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury.” While the CDC report also suggested the outbr...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Vaping Source Type: news

These Brands May Be to Blame for Vaping-Related Illnesses, According to CDC Report
Dank Vapes seem to be associated with many cases of e-cigarette and vaping-product associated lung injury (EVALI) popping up across the country, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Friday. The CDC has already pointed to products containing the marijuana compound THC—particularly those tainted by the additive vitamin E acetate—as a likely cause of many of the nearly 2,300 EVALI cases and 48 deaths reported during the outbreak. Now, for the first time, the agency has released national data about specific brands used by individuals before they got sick. More than half the 482 hospi...
Source: TIME: Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

Flu jab: Are vitamin D supplements more effective than the flu vaccine?
FLU JABS become available every year on the NHS and are recommended by experts as being the best form of protection against the winter virus. But could taking vitamin D supplements be more effective than the flu vaccine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Team finds link between vitamin A and brain response in Monarch butterflies
(Texas A&M University) Biologists at Texas A&M University are making strides in understanding biological clock function in several model organisms and translating these studies into broader implications for human health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid in Vaping Associated Lung Injury Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid in Vaping Associated Lung Injury
The additive vitamin E acetate and other contaminants were found in all samples of bronchoalveolar lavage specimens tested from persons with e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Older adults — particularly men — need to make sure they get enough vitamin K
Research shows that too little of the nutrient is associated with various age-related concerns, such as cognitive function, heart health and mobility. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Consumer Reports Source Type: news

Vitamin D Receptors in Breast Tumors and Cancer Survival Vitamin D Receptors in Breast Tumors and Cancer Survival
Is high expression of vitamin D receptors in invasive breast tumor tissue associated with a positive prognosis?Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 3, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sudan: Anti-Polio Eradication Campaign Launched in W. Kordofan
[SNA] Al-Fula -The partial campaign of vaccination against polio and Vitamin(A) deficiency was launched Monday allover localities of West Kordofan State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - December 3, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Video from RSNA 2019: Vaping and lung disease
CHICAGO - The connection between e-cigarette vaping and a series of mysterious...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Vaping case in Canada unearths new lung injury on CT CT highlights risk of lung inflammation from vaping CDC finds vitamin E acetate in 100% of vaping cases Vaping case study offers guidance for radiologists CDC names vaping-related illness, issues new guidance (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 3, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sunscreen Photoprotection and Vitamin D Status Sunscreen Photoprotection and Vitamin D Status
This study aimed to determine the influence of photoprotection by sunscreens on vitamin D status.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Africa: Food Researcher Tells Politicians To Prioritise Nutrition
[IPS] Milan, Italy -More than 2 billion people in the world are suffering from malnutrition. This is the result of diets lacking essential micronutrients such as vitamins, iron and zinc, which are vital for the body to function, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 symptoms: Five of the best foods to eat if you want to avoid the condition
VITAMIN B12 plays an important role in helping the body to function so lacking the vitamin can cause a number of unsettling symptoms. Thankfully, eating diet rich in these five foods will ensure symptoms are kept at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation may help treat type 2 diabetes
According to a study published in theEuropean Journal of Endocrinology, vitamin D supplementation improves insulin sensitivity and beta cell function in individuals at high risk for diabetes or newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.Speciality Medical Dialogues (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Samoa Measles Outbreak Toll Getting Worse: Now 3,530 Cases, 44 Deaths
While the Samoan government has instituted a mass vaccination campaign, anti-vaccination social media accounts are encouraging people to send Vitamin A instead. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Does your skin look like this? Warning sign you're deficient
VITAMIN B12 is an essential nutrient that a person ’s body need to perform its vital functions. If left untreated, a vitamin B12 deficiency can cause various health complications and if your skin looks this colour it could be a warning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamins and supplements for athletes
Many athletes look for safe and efficient ways to boost their performance. In this article, we look at six vitamins and supplements that may help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The four signs in your mouth you could be lacking the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 helps the body to perform a number of vital functions so lacking the vitamin can cause a range of noticeable symptoms. The symptoms usually develop gradually, but can worsen if the condition goes untreated. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your hands you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 helps the body to perform a number of vital functions so lacking the vitamin can cause a host of unsettling symptoms. Experiencing a certain sensation in your hands may signal you are lacking the vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency and sarcopenia in older persons - Remelli F, Vitali A, Zurlo A, Volpato S.
Vitamin D deficiency is a common health problem worldwide, in particular among older people. Vitamin D regulates and modulates the physiology and function of multiple human systems, including the skeletal muscle. The effect of vitamin D on the muscle has b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: What colour is your tongue? Sign you could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 plays an essential role in one ’s overall health. The vitamin is essential in the production of red blood cells and DNA, as well as proper functioning of the nervous system. When the body lacks the vitamin a variety of symptoms can be triggered, including one on a person's tongue. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin E Compound Likely Culprit Behind Vaping Lung Illnesses, Study Finds
Title: Vitamin E Compound Likely Culprit Behind Vaping Lung Illnesses, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/26/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - November 27, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Comprehensive reviews by leading experts focus on challenging areas of vitamin D research
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Although much is known about the important role of vitamin D in bone metabolism and in certain areas of non-skeletal health, there are many open questions and topics of debate. This special issue of Calcified Tissue International features seven state-of-the-art expert reviews which provide insights into current consensus and new directions of research in a wide range of topics -- including vitamin D's role in maternal health, rheumatoid arthritis, respiratory disease, and muscle. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin E Compound Likely Culprit Behind Vaping Lung Illnesses, Study Finds
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 26, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The peculiar change in your nails that could be a sign
VITAMIN B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body ’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA. Being deficient can trigger a range of different symptoms - one affecting a person's nails. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin E Compound Likely Culprit Behind Vaping Lung Illnesses, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2019 -- Over the past year, nearly 2,300 Americans have been sickened -- and 47 have died -- from a mysterious and severe lung illness tied to vaping. Now, a study of lung illnesses in Minnesota supports the notion that a compound... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 26, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamins for constipation: Do they work?
While increasing fiber intake and taking over-the-counter laxatives are commonplace constipation treatments, vitamins may also work for some people. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Antioxidants also shield you from the harmful effects of water contaminants, according to study
(Natural News) Contaminants are ever present, even in seemingly clean water. Researchers suggest that antioxidants such as vitamin C and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) may help protect you from the harmful effects of hexavalent chromium, a contaminant commonly found in drinking water. Researchers from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois looked at human cells to determine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplementation for extraskeletal indications in older persons - Bode LE, McClester Brown M, Hawes EM.
Low levels of vitamin D have been implicated in a wide variety of conditions highly prevalent in the geriatric population, including fractures, functional limitations, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and depression. Vitamin D supplementation is often consi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Top tips from experts on how to spot symptoms and what to eat
VITAMIN B12 is water-soluble vitamin that plays an essential role in the production of red blood cells and DNA. A staggering third of Britons are at risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. Dieticians from The Hospital Group share their top tips for symptoms to look out for, consumption and food comparators to avoid a B12 deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eritrea: National Meningitis Vaccination Program Commences
[Shabait] Asmara -The National Meningitis Vaccination program and distribution of vitamin 'A' commenced today, 15 November in the presence of senior Government officials, representatives of UN offices in Eritrea and stakeholders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Half of Middle-Aged Americans Think They Will Develop Dementia Half of Middle-Aged Americans Think They Will Develop Dementia
Roughly half of middle-aged Americans believe they're"somewhat" or"very likely" to develop dementia, a survey suggests, and many try to beat the odds with supplements like ginkgo biloba and vitamin E that aren't proven to help.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Vitamin C and other antioxidants can prevent cell toxicity linked to the water contaminant hexavalent chromium
(Natural News) Antioxidants such as vitamin C are often taken to boost immunity and prevent diseases, but these substances can also be used against a water contaminant called hexavalent chromium. This chemical contaminates the water supply in about 200 million American homes. Researchers from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois discovered that vitamin C and other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers for Managing Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury - United States, November 2019
As rates of influenza increase, providers evaluating patients with respiratory illnesses should ask them about e-cigarette, or vaping, product use. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 21, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Cancer Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) Heart Disease Injury Statistics Lung Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Stroke Vitamins Flavorings-Related Lung Disease Source Type: news

Possible New Type Of Vaping-Related Illness Identified By Canadian Doctors
BOSTON (CBS) — There have been more than 2,000 cases of vaping-related lung injury in the U.S., but Canadian doctors may have identified another type of lung disease linked to vaping. Bronchiolitis obliterans is commonly referred to as “popcorn worker’s lung” because it has been seen in factory workers exposed to a chemical used to flavor microwave popcorn. Earlier this year, a 17-year-old male with a history of heavy vaping of flavored tobacco and THC products developed a cough, fever and shortness of breath. He was diagnosed with life-threatening lung failure, consistent with bronchiolitis obliter...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Vaping Source Type: news

Best supplements for tiredness: Taking a certain vitamin has been proven to boost energy
BEST supplements for tiredness: For many people, fatigue and tiredness is just a part of life and feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. Fatigue is a common symptom of several conditions and serious diseases but in most cases it is caused by simple lifestyle factors. Thankfully, there is a supplement one can take to help boost energy. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: The sign in your belly that could mean you’re deficient
VITAMIN D is produced when skin makes contact with sunlight and plays a myriad of roles in the human body. There is a sign in one ’s belly that could signal a lack of the ‘sunshine vitamin’. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of middle-aged Americans think they will develop dementia
(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of middle-aged Americans believe they're "somewhat" or "very likely" to develop dementia, a survey suggests, and many try to beat the odds with supplements like ginkgo biloba and vitamin E that aren't proven to help. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news