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

Vitamin D warning: Signs you could mistake for flu when you've had too much vitamin D
VITAMIN D deficiencies are far more common in the autumn and winter months when people don ’t get enough sunlight to create the vitamin. Leading health experts strongly recommend taking supplements during these months. However, if experiencing symptoms similar to the flu it could mean you have taken too much of the 'sunshine vitamin’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pictured: The ultra-sticky goo officials suspect causes vaping illnesses
Vitamin E acetate, the vitamin E-derived oil that is a 'key culprit' int the vaping-related lung injuries, was found in a laboratory at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, New York. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D: An Argument for Broad-spectrum UVA + UVB Protection Vitamin D: An Argument for Broad-spectrum UVA + UVB Protection
A new study demonstrates that the use of broad-spectrum sunscreens with better shielding in the UVA range does not impede vitamin D synthesis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Studies continue to highlight benefits of bariatric surgery in teens
(Children's Hospital Colorado) Children's Colorado researchers and their colleagues found that musculoskeletal pain, physical function and quality of life in adolescents significantly improves and is maintained three years after bariatric surgery. Knowing that bariatric surgery does come with the risk of long-term nutritional deficiencies, particularly involving iron and vitamin B12, Children's Colorado researchers and their colleagues also conducted a five-year study of nutritional outcomes in adolescents who have undergone bariatric surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 19, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

IV hydration spa Vida-Flo sues former franchisees for 'brazen conspiracy'
Founded in 2012, Vida-Flo provides IV hydration with vitamins and minerals that it claims improves hangovers, increases athletic performance and provides other physical benefits. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

IV hydration spa Vida-Flo sues former franchisees for 'brazen conspiracy'
Founded in 2012, Vida-Flo provides IV hydration with vitamins and minerals that it claims improves hangovers, increases athletic performance and provides other physical benefits. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 19, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David Allison Source Type: news

Audio reveals Illinois doctors planning to seize babies to give them vitamin K shots
Parents in Illinois claim that hospitals there temporarily seized their newborns after they refused a vitamin K shot and called on them to be investigated for neglect, a policy since rescinded. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Shows Half Of Middle-Aged Adults Worry About Developing Dementia
BOSTON (CBS) — Many middle-aged adults worry they will develop dementia but are turning to unproven strategies to reduce their risk. Looking at survey data on more than 1,000 middle-aged men and women, researchers at the University of Michigan found that nearly half believe they were at least somewhat likely to develop dementia. More than a third believed that taking supplements like fish oil and vitamin E could help prevent dementia, despite the fact that the latest research does not support those claims. Only 5 percent had discussed ways to prevent dementia, like controlling high blood pressure or diabetes and...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dementia Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Consider Vitamin D in Alzheimer's Prevention and Management Consider Vitamin D in Alzheimer's Prevention and Management
Dr Richard Isaacson on vitamin D supplementation's possible role in combating Alzheimer's dementia.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - November 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

A bit of healthy fat in your green smoothie goes a long way: Why you need fat-soluble vitamins in a balanced diet
(Natural News) Making positive lifestyle changes includes improving your eating habits and avoiding processed, sugary junk food. But did you know that you need to add healthy fats to salads and smoothies to improve your vitamin absorption? It’s time to stop demonizing fat Fresh plant-based foods are full of vitamins and minerals. However, fat-free salads or smoothies aren’t... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your movement you could lack the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 plays an important role in helping the body to function so lacking the vitamin can cause a number of unsettling symptoms. Recognising the warning signs is important to seek treatment and ward off the threat of causing permanent damage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much ‘sunshine vitamin’ do you need to avoid condition?
VITAMIN D is essential for healthy bones and in the UK now is the time to take supplements due to the lack of sunshine. Being deficient of the vitamin has a host of symptoms but sometimes the signs could be a signal of something more serious. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cut dairy from your diet? You may be deficient in vitamin D, calcium
To determine what happens when you pass on a glass of milk, Marketplace spent months analyzing nutrition studies, interviewed doctors and dietitians, and reviewed one family's weeklong food diaries. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Neither vitamin D nor omega-3 supplements can prevent inflammation
When it comes to lowering inflammation, a new study has found that neither omega-3 nor vitamin D supplements are as beneficial as researchers once thought. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The signs in your hair you could be lacking the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may start to show if a person is lacking in the vitamin, and left untreated, serious complications may occur. Spotting symptoms early can help prevent these complications, and a person ’s hair can hold tell-tale signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personalized Vitamin Sites Grow Despite Doubts
Seventy-five percent of U.S. adults used dietary supplements in 2018, up from 65% in 2009, according to a survey commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The ‘peculiar’ symptom that could mean you’re lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body ’s nerves and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA - the genetic material in all cells. Lacking the vitamin could cause a host of health problems and if you experience the following "peculiar" symptom it could mean you need to top up your B12 levels. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA: Vitamin D, Omega-3 Do Not Cut Heart Failure Hospitalization
THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Neither vitamin D nor marine omega-3 (n-3) fatty acid supplementation significantly reduces the rate of first heart failure hospitalization, according to a research letter published online Nov. 11 in Circulation to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Can antioxidants in green tea and vitamin C protect you from toxins in drinking water?
(Natural News) It may sound alarming, but access to safe drinking water in the U.S. is not guaranteed. Unfortunately, around 90 contaminants are regulated under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Safe Drinking Water Act, despite multiple studies showing hundreds of contaminants present in the water supply. Despite the lack of implementation, there are still things that you can do to help keep your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Charlie Brown of Supplements Strikes Out Again The Charlie Brown of Supplements Strikes Out Again
Vitamin D and fish oil fall flat again in type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease. But this is not a bad thing, says Dr F. Perry Wilson.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Commentary Source Type: news

Vitamin D warning: A sign when you drink you’ve had too much ‘sunshine vitamin’
VITAMIN D is essential for keeping bones, teeth and muscles healthy, but during the winter months, some people risk being deficient. To keep vitamin D levels topped up it ’s advised to take a supplement. But a number of symptoms can also arise if you take too much. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michigan Teen Receives Double Lung Transplant After ‘Enormous’ Damage From Vaping
(DETROIT) — A Michigan teenager was the recipient of what could be the first double lung transplant on a person whose lungs were severely damaged from vaping, health officials said Tuesday. Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit described to reporters Tuesday the procedure that saved the 17-year-old’s life and pleaded for the public to understand the dangers of vaping. The teen was admitted in early September to a Detroit-area hospital with what appeared to be pneumonia. He was transferred to Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit and taken Oct. 3 to Henry Ford Hospital where the transplant was per...
Source: TIME: Health - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: COREY WILLIAMS Tags: Uncategorized health Michigan onetime vaping Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency associated with obesity during pregnancy
According to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference, vitamin B12 deficiency may be linked to obesity during pregnancy.MedicalXpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

ICU no longer – a daily dose of vitamin C proven to reduce ICU times
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Nutrients has shown evidence that ingesting large doses of vitamin C can shorten patient trips to the ICU. The authors of the study, Dr. Harri Hemila and Dr. Elizabeth Chalker, looked through previous publications that studied the effects of vitamin C on the length of ICU stay or the duration... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis Control Commission Head Orders Quarantine On Marijuana Vaping Products
BOSTON (CBS/AP) — One type of medical marijuana product is now exempt from Massachusetts’ four-month vaping materials ban. Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins ruled a week ago that marijuana cultivated for medical use must be exempted from Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s ban starting Tuesday at noon, unless the state Cannabis Control Commission stepped in. The agency did just that minutes before noon Tuesday, when excutive director Shawn Collins ordered a quarantine on all marijuana vaping products, except for medical-use vaporizers which use raw marijuana flowers. The ban has been lifted on thos...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Vaping vaping ban Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Experiencing this symptom in your eyes could be a warning
VITAMIN B12 is crucial to the normal function of the brain and the nervous system. It is also involved in the formation of red blood cells and helps to create and regulate DNA. Experiencing this unusual sign in your eyes could be a warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attention Vegetable Haters: It Could Be In Your Genes
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — If certain vegetables have always made you gag, you may be more than a picky eater. Instead, you might be what scientists call a “super-taster:” a person with a genetic predisposition to taste food differently. Unfortunately, being a super-taster doesn’t make everything taste better. In fact, it can do the opposite. Super-tasters are extremely sensitive to bitterness, a common characteristic of many dark green, leafy veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, to name a few. “The person who has that genetic propensity gets more of the sul...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Source Type: news

Vaping May Be Worse for Heart Health Than Tobacco Cigarettes, New Study Finds
E-cigarettes may be more harmful to a smoker’s heart than traditional tobacco cigarettes. That’s the finding of new research from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, presented today (Nov. 11) at an American Heart Association scientific conference. The Cedars-Sinai team compared the hearts of 10 non-smokers to the hearts of 10 tobacco smokers and 10 e-cigarette smokers. All the people in the study were younger than 40, and all were otherwise healthy. In response to a mild bout of exercise, measures of blood flow increased in the hearts of the non-smokers. Among the tobacco smokers, this increase was blun...
Source: TIME: Health - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized embargoed study heart health vaping Source Type: news

Vitamin D does not reduce kidney damage in type 2 diabetes
Neither vitamin D3 nor omega-3 fatty acid supplements cut CKD risk in people with type 2 diabetes over five years Related items fromOnMedica UK research reveals racial inequalities in diabetes care Statins of small and uncertain benefit in primary prevention Should we recognise obesity as a disease? Sugar not saturated fat is the major issue for CVD WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Fall in total and LDL cholesterol follows new US guideline
Switch from target-based to risk-based approach seems to have improved cholesterol – notably in those taking statins Related items fromOnMedica UK research reveals racial inequalities in diabetes care Statins of small and uncertain benefit in primary prevention Pharmacists could offer high-dose statins direct to patients WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vitamin E Acetate Tied to Vaping Illnesses: CDC
The chemical was found in all 29 lung fluid samples tested. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 11, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

CDC: Vitamin E Likely Culprit in Vaping Cases
Calling it a “breakthrough,” the agency says it found vitamin E acetate in all 29 samples of lung fluid from patients with vaping-related lung injury. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers propose guideline for EVALI diagnosis
Researchers have developed a preliminary guideline for the clinical management...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 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 How to spot vaping-associated lung injury on imaging exams Vaping provokes lung disease in healthy individuals (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Noticing this change in your hair could be a warning sign
VITAMIN D is a group of fat-soluble vitamins responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphate. It is a vitamin that is essential for good health and noticing a certain change in your hair could mean you are lacking the ‘sunshine vitamin’. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3, Vitamin D No Benefit for Kidney Function
Omega-3 and Vit D of No Benefit for Kidney Function in Diabetes (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin E Acetate Is Leading Suspect in Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses: CDC
Title: Vitamin E Acetate Is Leading Suspect in Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - November 11, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Potential vitamin and Alzheimer's drug produced in yeast
(Technical University of Denmark) Scientists prove that ergothioneine, an important compound that may be used to delay the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia, can be produced in baker's yeast. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 11, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Rooting for potatoes
Potatoes often get a bad rap for being unhealthy. But if prepared in the right way, these root vegetables can be a great source of vitamins and nutrients. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Angie Murad, a dietitian with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program explains why you should root for potatoes. Watch: The Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Trump suggests raising the vaping age to 21 to combat vaping crisis
The federal government is taking action to fight the vaping crisis. President Trump wants to raise the age to purchase e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. The move comes amid new findings that recent vaping related illnesses and deaths are linked to vitamin E acetate. Danya Bacchus reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impact of vitamin Dsupplementation on falls and fractures - a critical appraisal of the quality of the evidence and an overview of the available guidelines - Chakhtoura M, Chamoun N, Rahme M, El-Hajj Fuleihan G.
INTRODUCTION: The beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation on musculo-skeletal outcomes have been recently questioned and recommendations regarding supplementation vary widely. The aim of this paper is to systematically assess the quality of the evid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

CDC finds link in vaping illnesses
Federal health officials have made a breakthrough in their investigation into the lung illnesses and deaths linked to vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found vitamin-e acetate in all 29 samples of lung fluid taken from patients. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: A sign when you go to the toilet your levels could be low
VITAMIN D deficiency can occur during the autumn and winter months when people don ’t get enough of the vitamin from sunlight, and left untreated, serious complications can occur. One symptom of the condition to watch out for may appear when going to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin E acetate linked to recent vaping illnesses
More than 2,000 people have been sickened by vaping and 40 people have died. After months of investigation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has detected a toxin of concern. Dr. Jon LaPook explains. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news