Vitamin E News
May 22, 2019

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Link Between Vitamin D Treatment and Autism Prevention

Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, researchers have discovered. The discovery provides further evidence of the crucial role vitamin D ... read more

Vitamin D Protects Against Colds and Flu, Finds Major Global Study

Vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections including colds and flu, according to a study. The study provides the most robust evidence yet that vitamin D has benefits beyond ... read more

Roots of Alzheimer's Disease Can Extend as Far Back as the Womb

Biochemical reactions that cause Alzheimer's disease could begin in the womb or just after birth if the fetus or newborn does not get enough vitamin A, according to new research. These new findings, ... read more

Many With Migraines Have Vitamin Deficiencies, Says Study

A high percentage of children, teens and young adults with migraines appear to have mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10 -- a vitamin-like substance found in every cell of the ... read more
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Vitamin D Study Sheds Light on Immune System Effects

Scientists have uncovered fresh insights into how vitamin D affects the immune system and might influence susceptibility to diseases such as multiple ... read more

Hazelnuts Improve Older Adults' Micronutrient Levels, Study Shows

Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key ... read more

Routine Vitamin B12 Screening May Prevent Irreversible Nerve Damage in Type-2 Diabetes

Patients with type-2 diabetes, taking metformin, should have their vitamin B12 levels assessed more regularly to avoid irreversible nerve damage, according to a new study. The study findings suggest ... read more

Chewing Gum May Be Effective for Delivering Vitamins

Nearly 15 percent of all chewing gum varieties sold promise to provide health-enhancing supplements to users, so researchers studied whether two vitamin-supplemented products were effective at ... read more

Girls With High Level of Vitamin D Have Stronger Muscles

Girls are stronger with higher levels of vitamin D, but the association was not found in boys. These are the results from a new large study from the Odense Child Cohort. According to the study's ... read more

Larger Waistlines Are Linked to Higher Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency

Higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of belly fat, and ... read more

Low Magnesium Levels Make Vitamin D Ineffective

Vitamin D can't be metabolized without sufficient magnesium levels, meaning Vitamin D remains stored and inactive for as many as 50 percent of Americans. In addition, Vitamin D supplements can ... read more

After Cooking, Biofortified Corn and Eggs Retain Nutrient Needed to Prevent Blindness

Fortified and biofortified foods are at the forefront of efforts to combat vitamin A deficiency worldwide. But little is known about what influence processing may have on the retention of vitamin A ... read more

Science Meets Archaeology With Discovery That Dental X-Rays Reveal Vitamin D Deficiency

Human teeth hold vital information about Vitamin D deficiency, a serious but often hidden condition that can now be identified by a simple dental X-ray, anthropologists have ... read more

The Role of Vitamin A in Diabetes

There has been no known link between diabetes and vitamin A -- until now. A new study suggests that the vitamin improves the insulin producing ?-cell's ... read more

Widespread Vitamin D Deficiency Likely Due to Sunscreen Use, Increase of Chronic Diseases, Review Finds

Results from a clinical review find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen ... read more

Vitamin a and a High-Fat Diet Increasing Risk for Obesity, Diabetes

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that the human body needs to function properly. But new research suggests that normal levels of vitamin A within a high-fat diet can negatively affect expression of ... read more

Monthly High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

Monthly high-dose vitamin D supplementation does not prevent cardiovascular disease, results of a large randomized trial ... read more

Vitamin D Deficiency May Indicate Cardiovascular Disease in Overweight and Obese Children

In overweight and obese children and adolescents, vitamin D deficiency is associated with early markers of cardiovascular disease, a new study ... read more

Vitamin E May Decrease the Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Coronary Catheterization

Acute kidney injury is quite a common adverse effect that associates with coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions. Vitamin E may decrease the risk of acute kidney injury by up to ... read more

Increased Levels of Active Vitamin D Can Help to Optimize Muscle Strength

Researchers have shown that increasing the levels of active vitamin D can help to optimize muscle strength in ... read more

Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Risk of Chronic Headache

Vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of chronic headache, according to a new ... read more

Vitamin D Improves Gut Flora and Metabolic Syndrome

A high fat diet alone is not enough to cause metabolic syndrome, a group of symptoms that pose as risk factors for diabetes and heart disease. This recent study shows it is needed in combination with ... read more

Vitamin D Supplements May Benefit Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Vitamin D supplementation improved symptoms of autism in a recent trial, report ... read more

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a systematic review of seven studies. Though further clinical studies are needed to confirm the ... read more

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