Vitamin News

Researchers have identified a region of the genome that regulates vitamin D activation in the kidneys, opening the door for more sophisticated treatments of diseases, including bone and immune disorders, involving vitamin D. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 11:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Scientists have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria and diabetes. Specifically, the team used neutron crystallography to study the location of hydrogen atoms in aspartate aminotransferase, or AAT, an enzyme vital to the metabolism of certain amino acids. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 4:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Scientists have developed a molecular model that may provide a new framework for improving the design of osteoporosis treatments. [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 5:22:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
If the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D is increased to 800 IUs daily there are reductions in the number of premature and preterm babies with extremely low bone density, new research has found. [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 1:18:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
A fatty diet may boost the risk of a relapse in kids with multiple sclerosis (MS) by as much as 56 per cent, with saturated fat associated with a tripling in risk, suggests new research. [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017 11:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Some dressing with your greens may help you absorb more nutrients, according to a new study. The research found enhanced absorption of multiple fat-soluble vitamins in addition to beta-carotene and three other carotenoids. The results may ease the guilt of countless dieters who fret about adding dressing to their salads. [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017 4:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Lower meat consumption by women during pregnancy was linked with an increased risk of substance misuse by their children during adolescence. [...]
Wed, Oct 04, 2017 12:49:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Taking oral vitamin D supplements in addition to standard asthma medication could halve the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance, according to new research. [...]
Wed, Oct 04, 2017 12:29:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, concurrent use of certain commonly prescribed medications with non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants was associated with an increased risk of major bleeding, according to a study. [...]
Tue, Oct 03, 2017 3:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
A study of 766 otherwise healthy adolescents showed that those who consumed the least vitamin K1-- found in spinach, cabbage, iceberg lettuce and olive oil -- were at 3.3 times greater risk for an unhealthy enlargement of the major pumping chamber of their heart, according to the study. Vitamin K1, or phylloquinone, is the predominant form of vitamin K in the U.S. diet. [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017 2:52:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Organelles must exchange signals and materials to make the cell operate correctly. New technologies are allowing researchers to see and understand the networks that connect these organelles, allowing them to build maps of the trade routes that exist within a cell. [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 5:29:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Researchers found a high rate of anemia 10 years after patients received Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, suggesting that long-term follow-up with a bariatric specialist is important to lessen the risk for anemia, according to a new study. [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 5:17:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) LED is more efficient than sunlight at producing vitamin D3 in skin samples, research shows. [...]
Wed, Sep 13, 2017 11:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Researchers have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce their children's pesticide-related autism risk. [...]
Sat, Sep 09, 2017 12:55:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Major new report finds strong evidence of links between lifestyle and colorectal cancer risk. Physical activity and whole grains lowers risk of this cancer; too much alcohol and red meat, processed meats and obesity increase the risk. An estimated 47 percent of US colorectal cancers could be prevented each year with lifestyle changes. [...]
Thu, Sep 07, 2017 1:36:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
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