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Researchers suggest 16-minute exposure to sun - The Hindu

Sun, 2017-12-10 19:53

Researchers suggest 16-minute exposure to sun
The Hindu
Though researchers stated that their data has to be validated with field studies, an exposure policy is likely to help doctors make precise recommendations while treating vitamin D-related deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency in the general populations is ...

My Turn: Herbert Rakatansky: How Tiny Tim managed to live - The Providence Journal

Sun, 2017-12-10 00:06

The Providence Journal

My Turn: Herbert Rakatansky: How Tiny Tim managed to live
The Providence Journal
The air was described as “blackened with soot and particles.” Airborne “miasmas” were thought to cause disease and children, accordingly, were dressed in long sleeves and pants to protect them. Thus children in London received very little sunlight ...

How dental X-rays could help identify a vitamin D deficiency - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

Fri, 2017-12-08 15:24

MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

How dental X-rays could help identify a vitamin D deficiency
MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
According to Nutrition Research, a journal dedicated to life sciences, nutrition, diet and health, 42 percent of adults in the U.S. are deficient in vitamin D. Lack of adequate vitamin D in the body can lead to several health problems, including ...

All I Want for Christmas is Golden Rice - American Council on Science and Health

Fri, 2017-12-08 10:44

American Council on Science and Health

All I Want for Christmas is Golden Rice
American Council on Science and Health
Actually, I want more than just having Golden Rice — I want it to be widely available to people who eat rice as a staple food. And I want to see the results of that consumption in the decrease in the number of children worldwide who go blind because ...

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Nutritional deficiency in pregnancy: tips for mothers-to-be - Amsterdam News

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:50

Nutritional deficiency in pregnancy: tips for mothers-to-be
Amsterdam News
A pregnant woman should eat well-balanced meals made up of a variety of foods that contain healthy amounts of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fats. “Following a healthy diet is the best way to get the nutrients needed,” said Gaither ...

$441 Million Maternity Vitamins and Supplements Market - Global ... - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 2017-12-07 12:45

$441 Million Maternity Vitamins and Supplements Market - Global ...
Business Wire (press release)
The "Maternity Vitamins and Supplements Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2017-2023" report has been added to Research and Markets' offer.

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What Fingernails Reveal About Your Health - Healthy Magazine

Wed, 2017-12-06 13:53

Healthy Magazine

What Fingernails Reveal About Your Health
Healthy Magazine
Are your nails yellow? Don't panic right away; the yellow tint could just be from aging or stained from nail dye. If the yellow color continues to show it could be a sign of something more serious. Vitamin and mineral deficiency can cause nails to ...

Rapid Test for Vitamin A and Iron Deficits Devised - Technology Networks

Wed, 2017-12-06 03:28

Rapid Test for Vitamin A and Iron Deficits Devised
Technology Networks
Cornell 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. “Vitamin A and iron deficiency affect more than one-third ...

Rapid, low-cost test to detect vitamin A, iron deficiency - The Hindu

Wed, 2017-12-06 00:54

The Hindu

Rapid, low-cost test to detect vitamin A, iron deficiency
The Hindu
Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a low-cost blood test that can detect iron and vitamin A deficiency in just 15 minutes. The small, portable diagnostic system about the size of a lunch box contains a blood sample test strip ...
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Scientists create low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies - News-Medical.net

Tue, 2017-12-05 20:46

News-Medical.net

Scientists create low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies
News-Medical.net
Cornell University 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. "Vitamin A and iron deficiency affect more than ...
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New quick, portable test for iron, Vitamin A deficiency could save lives - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-12-05 12:42

New quick, portable test for iron, Vitamin A deficiency could save lives
Science Daily
"Vitamin A and iron deficiency affect more than one-third of the world's population. Problems resulting from these deficiencies -- such as blindness, anemia and death, particularly among children and women -- are a major public health challenge," said ...

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JENNIE: The Vitamin D3 Myth - WJBF-TV

Tue, 2017-12-05 10:50

WJBF-TV

JENNIE: The Vitamin D3 Myth
WJBF-TV
TELEVISION PARK– Despite so many medical advancements over the last century, Vitamin D deficiency is a major public health problem. Some are even calling it a global pandemic because it is worldwide, without regard to age, location, ethnicity or gender ...

5 Most Common Deficiencies & How to Fix Them Naturally - Care2.com

Mon, 2017-12-04 19:33

Care2.com

5 Most Common Deficiencies & How to Fix Them Naturally
Care2.com
Nutritional deficiencies are more common than you probably think. While Americans tend to consume more than enough calories, we are, as a population, generally lacking in the nutrition department. We are eating mostly empty calories that provide little ...

Vitamin C deficiency and mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease - Medical Xpress

Mon, 2017-12-04 18:28

Vitamin C deficiency and mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease
Medical Xpress
Fiona Harrison, Ph.D., and colleagues used mouse models to examine the effects of Alzheimer's-linked mutations and vitamin C deficiency on mitochondrial function. Vitamin C deficiency led to diminished mitochondrial respiration and increased ROS, while ...

Would you spend £400 on a test to tell if you need vitamin pills? Nutritional 'check-up' aims to maximise health by ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 2017-12-04 16:03

Daily Mail

Would you spend £400 on a test to tell if you need vitamin pills? Nutritional 'check-up' aims to maximise health by ...
Daily Mail
At 47, I consider myself in pretty good nick. I'm quite fit — I play squash, walk a lot and cycle. I get my five-a-day most days, plenty of fresh air and oily fish. So why am I in a plush London clinic, having blood tests to detect possible vitamin ...

Cornell team devises rapid test for vitamin A, iron deficits - Cornell Chronicle

Mon, 2017-12-04 14:05

Cornell team devises rapid test for vitamin A, iron deficits
Cornell Chronicle
Cornell 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. Their work was published Dec. 4 in the Proceedings of the ...

Understanding Vitamin D deficiency and its effects - United States Army (press release)

Sun, 2017-12-03 04:41

United States Army (press release)

Understanding Vitamin D deficiency and its effects
United States Army (press release)
CHIÈVRES, Belgium -- Belgium's weather does not have the best reputation. The gray skies, rain and clouds can cause dark, dreary days, especially as temperatures continue to cool down and sunsets start earlier during the winter months. The lack of ...

How dangerous vitamin D deficiency - The Quebec Post

Sat, 2017-12-02 20:11

The Quebec Post

How dangerous vitamin D deficiency
The Quebec Post
Scientists reported that vitamin D deficiency leads to the development of pathology in the musculoskeletal function, bone and cardiovascular systems and Oncology. Vitamin D has a positive effect on the immune system and increases resistance to ...

Treating Vitamin D Deficiency In Children With Type 1 Improves Glycemic Control - Diabetes In Control

Fri, 2017-12-01 22:34

Diabetes In Control

Treating Vitamin D Deficiency In Children With Type 1 Improves Glycemic Control
Diabetes In Control
The active form of vitamin D is a very important hormone that works in the body by increasing the absorption of calcium. Vitamin D deficiency has been implicated in a variety of chronic diseases, including bone mineral disease, malignancy, autoimmunity ...