Research using an automated animal model of the human arterial wall injury has suggested that low levels of B vitamins can lead to damage to the arteries in a mechanism independent of cholesterol, but which can exacerbate the development of plaques when...
Older people with mild cognitive impairment experienced significant cognitive benefits from supplementation with B vitamins, but only in people not using aspirin, says a pooled analyses of two randomized placebo-controlled trials.
Elysium Health has launched a new brain health supplement based on research done at the University of Oxford. The supplement, called Matter, pairs a high dose suite of B vitamins with specially formulated omega-3s from fish oil.
Researchers in Singapore say insufficient vitamin B12 coupled with higher folate may lead to higher gestational diabetes risk, holding "potential implications for antenatal supplement recommendations".
Vitamin B9 (folic acid) and vitamin B12 (cobalamin) do not benefit thinking and memory in elderly people despite lowering levels of an Alzheimer's-linked protein, according to the largest study of its kind.
Folate, or vitamin B9, has been shown to reduce homocysteine levels that are important in warding off a condition known as exfoliation glaucoma (EG) that can provoke blindness and severe visual impairment, researchers have found.
Marmite, recently withdrawn from the Danish market after it became apparent the fortified, yeast breakfast spread did not possess a fortified food authorisation under the Scandinavian country’s strict laws, could be back on-market in three months, Danish...
The number of countries requiring wheat flour to be fortified -
primarily with folic acid - has increased from 33 to 54 in the last
three years, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and
Swiss biotech company Lonza has announced that it is on track to
meet the earnings expectations for full year 2006, with high raw
material and energy costs in the organic fine and performance
chemicals division successfully passed...
Swiss fine chemicals group Lonza said yesterday that it saw strong
demand for its nutrition products during the first half but high
raw material and energy costs continued to erode margins, writes
Low levels of vitamin B12 are associated with poorer memory in
older people with high risk for Alzheimer's, according to a large
Swedish study, thought to be one of the first to examine how the
relationship between diet and genes...
South African millers must fortify flour and maize meal with a
blend of vitamins and minerals, including folic acid, following new
legislation introduced this week to improve malnutrition in the
A combination of B vitamins has been found to reduce the severity
of chronic pain in rats. The new research suggests that relief from
chronic pain, which affects millions every year, could be provided
in the form of vitamin tablets.