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High Dose B Vitamins Reduce Symptoms Of Schizophrenia

Adding treatment with high-dose b-vitamins, including B6, B8 and B12, can significantly reduce symptoms of schizophrenia compared to standard treatments alone, a a systematic review and meta-analysis has found. Schizophrenia affects around 1% of the population and is among the most disabling and costly long term conditions worldwide. Current treatment is based around the administration […]

Is Vitamin A Deficiency Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease?

New research in both mice and humans investigated the link between vitamin A deficiency, brain development and Alzheimer’s risk. Researchers assessed mice who were genetically engineered to develop an Alzheimer’s-like condition. Vitamin A, the name of a group of fat-soluble retinoids, including retinol, retinal, and retinyl esters, helps boost the immune system and is mainly […]

Coronary Artery Calcification Risk And Calcium Supplements

Taking calcium in the form of supplements may raise the risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage, although a diet high in calcium-rich foods appears be protective, say researchers. After analyzing 10 years of medical tests on more than 2,700 people in a federally funded heart disease study, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine […]

Vitamin D, Riboflavin, Coenzyme Q10 Deficiencies Linked To Migraine Headaches

Although there was no causal link proven, vitamin deficiencies have been found in a high percentage of children, teens and young adults with migraines, according to new research from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The study draws from a database which included patients with migraines who, according to Cincinnati Children’s Headache Center practice, had […]