Vitamins

One in two persons aged 65 and above has suboptimal levels of vitamin D in the blood and one in four older adults has suboptimal vitamin B12 levels. [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 4:16:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
An antibiotic candidate compound shelved in the 1970s in favor of more worthwhile drugs could be worth a second look, new research has found. [...]
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 2:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
From tinsel to table scraps, holiday hazards for pets abound. Here are some tips to help you keep them safe. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
If you want to quit smoking, you may want to use a smoking cessation product proven to help. Data has shown that using cessation medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can double your chance of quitting success. Here’s what to know about these over-the-counter and prescription products. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 12:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
In much of the Northern Hemisphere, this is prime time for colds, influenza (flu), and other respiratory illnesses. While contagious viruses are active year-round, most infections occur in the fall and winter. [...]
Thu, Dec 07, 2017 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of care. [...]
Tue, Dec 05, 2017 6:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
There is currently insufficient evidence to guide recommendations on the use of vitamin D supplements in pregnancy, conclude researchers in a new report. [...]
Thu, Nov 30, 2017 1:58:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Low vitamin D levels at birth are associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) at the age of 3 years. [...]
Wed, Nov 29, 2017 5:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Eating raw dough or batter could make you sick. Whether you're baking at home, making flour-based 'play' clay, or eating at a restaurant that offers the kids raw dough to play with until the food comes, do not eat it. And make sure your kids don't, either. [...]
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
When operated unsafely, or without certain controls, the highly-concentrated light from laser pointers and laser toys can be dangerous, causing serious eye injuries and even blindness. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reminding consumers how to stay safe. [...]
Fri, Nov 24, 2017 1:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, research has discovered. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 5:33:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Following these safe food-handling practices will help prevent foodborne illness. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Bone treats are real bones that have been processed, sometimes flavored, and packaged for dogs. Giving your dog a 'bone treat' might lead to an unexpected trip to your veterinarian, a possible emergency surgery, or even death for your pet. [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Britain's increasing cloudiness during the summer could be an important reason for the mysterious increase in rickets among British children over the past few decades, suggests new research. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 7:17:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
What are cochlear implants? Who uses them? How do they work? [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 12:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
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