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Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. Premature babies of very low birth weight (<1,...
Vitamin B-3 is important for a healthy body. We look at the causes of vitamin B-3 deficiency, its symptoms, how to get more B-3, and when to see a doctor.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers developed genetically engineered bananas enriched with vitamin A to save thousands of lives in Africa who are at risk of having vitamin A deficien...
A new study shows vitamin D deficiency is associated with a twofold increase in multiple sclerosis risk. Medscape Medical News
At least some newborns with seemingly benign shudders or shivers could have vitamin D deficiency, suggests a new report on two cases, published in Pediatrics, online July 26. Reuters Health Informat...
Animal-derived vitamin D3 is far more effective than plant-based vitamin D2 in raising serums levels of the nutrient, UK researchers have shown in findings that promise to up-end current guidelines. ...
(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...
A recent study found an elevated risk of heart failure in more than half of older individuals, and this risk was significantly associated with vitamin D deficiency. Specifically, vitamin D deficiency ...
A large-scale study suggests that vitamin D levels may predict MS risk in young and middle-aged women. Correcting this deficiency may lower that risk.
Vitamin D deficiency is a global public health problem. The published literature on vitamin D deficiency is limited among Arab pregnant women and its association with different metabolic markers.
Vitamin D deficiency has been identified as a common metabolic/endocrine abnormality. Despite known dietary sources of vitamin D and the role of sunlight in its production, much of the US population m...
Although there have been marked improvements in our understanding of vitamin D functions in different diseases, gaps on its role during pregnancy remain. Due to the lack of consensus on the most accur...
The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene codes a crucial enzyme which involve in folate metabolism. The effect of MTHFR gene polymorphisms on male fertility status is uncertain and controv...
Vitamin D, a unique vitamin with endocrine function is required in the human body primarily for calcium homeostasis and possibly several other functions. Deficiency of the vitamin is extremely frequen...