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Multiple sclerosis: Vitamin D deficiency may predict onset – Medical News Today

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Deficient vitamin D levels may increase MS risk by over 40 percent. A new, large-scale study in Finnish women suggests that vitamin D deficiency can significantly raise the risk of multiple sclerosis, which makes it a reliable predictive marker for the disease. By contrast, correcting this deficiency may reduce the risk. It is not currently known what causes multiple sclerosis (MS), a debilitating neurological disease that is estimated to affect…

Vitamin D deficiency tied to neuropathic pain – Medical Xpress

Thursday, September 14, 2017

(HealthDay)—Vitamin D deficiency may be associated with increased neuropathic pain (NP) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Aug. 31 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. Hilal Yesil, from Afyon Kocatepe University in Turkey, and colleagues used the Leeds Assessment of Neuropathic Symptoms and Signs (LANSS) questionnaire to evaluate NP in 93 patients with RA. Other data were obtained from medical records and interviews….

Ask Dr. Nandi: Killing cancer with Vitamin C, hype or hope? – WXYZ … – WXYZ

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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Bodytech BCAA & Glutamine Review — Why Add Vitamin C … – BarBend (blog)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

BodyTech is the in-house sports nutrition brand of Vitamin Shoppe, a popular supplement chain with over 750 stores in the United States. I’ve tried one of they protein powders, BodyTech Whey Pro 24, but they also sell a huge variety of other workout supplements like pre-workouts and recovery blends. Today we’re taking a look at their BCAA & Glutamine. It’s unflavored, but it’s not no-frills — let’s take a closer…

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked with MS Risk – MedPage Today

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Vitamin D deficiency may help identify whether a woman is at long-term risk for multiple sclerosis (MS), according to researchers. In a prospective nested case-control study, an increase in serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) of 50 nmol/L) was associated with a 39% reduction in risk of MS after adjusting for sample year, number of pregnancies and births, and the matching factors (relative risk 0.61, 95% CI 0.44–0.85, P=0.003),…

Vitamin D levels in blood may help predict risk of multiple sclerosis – Medical Xpress

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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Ask Dr. Nandi: Killing cancer with Vitamin C, hype or hope? – WXYZ

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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Bodytech BCAA & Glutamine Review — Why Add Vitamin C? – BarBend (blog)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

BodyTech is the in-house sports nutrition brand of Vitamin Shoppe, a popular supplement chain with over 750 stores in the United States. I’ve tried one of they protein powders, BodyTech Whey Pro 24, but they also sell a huge variety of other workout supplements like pre-workouts and recovery blends. Today we’re taking a look at their BCAA & Glutamine. It’s unflavored, but it’s not no-frills — let’s take a closer…

Vitamin C can help fight leukaemia, says study – Deccan Chronicle

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hyderabad: Vitamin C is being touted as the super strength vitamin to fight leukaemia, according to a study published in Cell. The study has found that vitamin C helps combat the effect of a mutated gene that can cause uncontrolled stem cell growth, triggering leukaemia.  Leukaemia is caused by mutation in Tet Methylcytosine Dixoygenase 2 gene. This gene mutation leads to an uncontrollable growth of cancerous cells. It…

JENNIE: Vitamin D and your eyes – WJBF-TV

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dr. Mitch Watsky and Dr. Amy Estes from the Medical College of GA at Augusta University AUGUSTA, Ga–  Vitamin D deficiency is rampant in the U.S. Now, doctors at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are studying the role too little Vitamin D plays when it comes to eye diseases and injuries. Corneal Specialist Dr. Amy Estes and Dr. Mitch Watsky, Dean of the graduate school at AU…

Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby’s Health – WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Even though it’s common for expectant mothers to have low vitamin D levels, it’s essential to the health and proper development of the baby. A low amount of vitamin D is associated with poor fetal growth, childhood obesity, bone density, and bone mineral content. Interestingly, key functions of the placenta – like transporting nutrients to the growing baby – are controlled by the expression of genes, which is mediated by…

Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby’s Health – WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Even though it’s common for expectant mothers to have low vitamin D levels, it’s essential to the health and proper development of the baby. A low amount of vitamin D is associated with poor fetal growth, childhood obesity, bone density, and bone mineral content. Interestingly, key functions of the placenta – like transporting nutrients to the growing baby – are controlled by the expression of genes, which is mediated by…

Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby’s Health – WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Even though it’s common for expectant mothers to have low vitamin D levels, it’s essential to the health and proper development of the baby. A low amount of vitamin D is associated with poor fetal growth, childhood obesity, bone density, and bone mineral content. Interestingly, key functions of the placenta – like transporting nutrients to the growing baby – are controlled by the expression of genes, which is mediated by…

The skin benefits of vitamin C – How best to add vitamin C into your … – HarpersBAZAAR.co.uk (blog)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Experts agree, vitamin C as a skincare ingredient can both brighten the complexion and iron out wrinkles when added to your daily routine. However, it’s not as simple as selecting any old product with vitamin C on the label and smothering your face in it – the vulnerable ingredient breaks down when it comes into contact with light, air and water. One of our favourite products comes via DCL, a…

Hurricane Irma Is Going to Make It Painful to Get Your Vitamin C … – TheStreet.com

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Prices on oranges rather than on the juice that is extracted from it could spike as the flooding and wind damages from Hurricane Irma are assessed. Attempting to determine the damage to Florida’s citrus crops on Monday is not likely to occur since recovery efforts have just begun. In Florida and Georgia, more than 6 million residents and businesses lacked power, according to poweroutage.us and utility websites. Florida is the main…

How Much Vitamin C Do You Need When You’re Sick? – Huffington Post Australia

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Australia has been hit by the worst flu season ever recorded. More than 135,000 cases of the flu, with four active strains, have been recorded so far in 2017, although the true figure is likely much higher as many cases go unreported. One of the most common remedies for illness is vitamin C. While it’s known as a powerful antioxidant and metabolism booster, there is no concrete research telling us…

#SkinSchool: The beauty benefits of vitamin C – HarpersBAZAAR.co.uk (blog)

Monday, September 11, 2017

Experts agree, vitamin C as a skincare ingredient can both brighten the complexion and iron out wrinkles when added to your daily routine. However, it’s not as simple as selecting any old product with vitamin C on the label and smothering your face in it – the vulnerable ingredient breaks down when it comes into contact with light, air and water. One of our favourite products comes via DCL, a…