August 6, 2020

Vitamin B3 Shows Promise For Glaucoma Patients

A clinical trial led by the Center for Eye Research Australia has shown that vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) could play an important role in protecting against nerve cell damage that leads to blindness in glaucoma.
July 31, 2020

Low Plasma Vitamin D Level Associated With Increased Risk Of Coronavirus Infection

A new study has identified that low plasma vitamin D level appears to be an independent risk factor for coronavirus infection and hospitalization.
July 24, 2020

Higher Doses Of Omega-3 Supplements May Be Needed For Averting Cognitive Decline

A new study suggests that for averting cognitive decline, higher doses of omega-3 supplements may be needed.
July 24, 2020

Selenium Deficiency Plays Key Role In Coronavirus Severity

Selenium deficiency is clearly linked to coronavirus severity and this may suggest a possible prevention strategy, a new study has concluded.
July 17, 2020

Higher Intake Of Vitamin C & Carotenoids May Lower Risk For Type 2 Diabetes

Higher intakes of vitamin C and carotenoids, as well as total whole grains, are associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, according to two new studies.
July 17, 2020

Higher Manganese Levels In Early Pregnancy Linked To Lower Preeclampsia Risk

An analysis of data from more than 1,300 women has found that those with lower levels of the essential mineral manganese in early pregnancy were more likely to develop preeclampsia, a serious high blood pressure syndrome, in late pregnancy.
July 2, 2020

Vitamin A May Help Treat Early Vision Loss In Diabetes

New research suggests people with diabetes may be deficient in vitamin A, and that treatment with this micronutrient could improve early vision loss in the condition.
June 19, 2020

Multi-Ethnic Study Suggests Vitamin K May Offer Protective Health Benefits In Older Age

A new, multi-ethnic study found older adults with low vitamin K levels were more likely to die within 13 years compared to those whose vitamin K levels were adequate.