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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

... vitamins? ROCHESTER, Minn. -- vitamin supplements offer important nutrition but may not ... and risks. Some findings include: vitamin B-3 (niacin): Niacin helps the body convert food ... only under a doctor's supervision. vitamin C: Studies have shown that eating food high ...

Study Suggests Vitamin D Screening and Appropriate Supplementation Indicated for All Cancer Patients

... CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- vitamin D deficiency was found to be prevalent in cancer ... CTCA researchers determined that screening for vitamin D deficiency and aggressive vitamin D repletion should be considered for all people ...

Researchers Say More Aggressive Vitamin D Supplementation Needed in Obese Cancer Patients

... into account when assessing a cancer patient's vitamin D status, according to researchers at Cancer ... cancer patients had significantly lower levels of vitamin D compared to non-obese patients. (Logo: ... ) The association between vitamin D and obesity remains unsettled with studies ...

Staying One Step Ahead of Osteoporosis

... were affected by rheumatoid arthritis and under vitamin D supplementation. "We wanted to analyze the ... rheumatoid arthritis, whether they were taking vitamin D supplements and whether they had fragility ... higher than those without the disease. Also, vitamin D therapy is not enough to prevent further bone ...

Mission Pharmacal Launches CitraNatal(R) Assure Prescription Prenatal Vitamin

... Assure also offers increased levels of iron and vitamin B6. vitamin B6 contributes to a baby's developing brain and ... provider prior to beginning any prenatal vitamin regimen. About the CitraNatal (R) ...

Physicians' Health Study II Finds No Magic Bullet for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

... Association (JAMA), which examines the effects of vitamin E and C supplementation on cardiovascular events ... seeing your physician, and responsible use of vitamin supplements. Consumers should not take ... of identifying a strong preventive effect of vitamin ...

Emisphere Presents Dramatic Clinical Evidence Demonstrating New Approach to Vitamin B12 Supplementation

... in bioavailability versus standard oral vitamin B12 tablet and different absorption ... a new, more bioavailable oral form vitamin B12 and a potential new avenue for addressing the ... absorption process that limits absorption of vitamin B12 from current formulations. "By ...

FDA Broadens US Indication for Once-Yearly Reclast(R) as Only Osteoporosis Treatment Approved for Prevention of Fractures After a Hip Fracture

... a single treatment, along with daily calcium and vitamin D supplements, helps protect against fracture for ... have low blood calcium or cannot take calcium and vitamin D, had surgery involving the neck or intestines. ... for them to take 1500 mg of calcium and 800 IU of vitamin D daily, particularly during the first 2 weeks ...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

... -- Dietary supplementation with selenium and vitamin E may significantly reduce the risk of ... colleagues found that men who take a daily vitamin E supplement lower their risk of aggressive ... 35,000 men testing whether selenium and/or vitamin E can prevent prostate cancer. -- Men who ...

Free Prostate Cancer Seminar in Lake Ridge, VA: Dr. Charles 'Snuffy' Myers Announces Vitamin D Clinical Trials

... -- Mediterranean heart healthy diet -- vitamin D3 -- Pomegranate. In addition, to his ... one of the most promising of those treatments -- vitamin D3. "The current research and what I see in ... Myers says. "The trials are meant to show vitamin D3's role in slowing or stopping the growth of ...

Access Pharmaceuticals Demonstrates Ability to Significantly Reduce Glucose Levels in Pre-clinical Testing of Cobalamin(TM) Oral Insulin

... is based upon the body's natural absorption of vitamin B12 in the gastrointestinal tract, were tested in ... Access has patents and formulations based on vitamin B12 attachment to polymers and nanoparticles which carry an attached or encapsulated drug. The vitamin B12 absorption mechanism transfers the ...

Synvista Therapeutics Highlights New Data Demonstrating the Clinical Benefit of Vitamin E Therapy in Patients Identified on the Basis of Haptoglobin Phenotype Testing

... The study demonstrated that supplementing vitamin E therapy in patients with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) ... the efficacy of treating Hp2-2, DM patients with vitamin E," said Noah Berkowitz, M.D., Ph.D., President ... were randomized to receive either natural source vitamin E (400 IU daily) or placebo. Primary endpoints of ...

Studies Suggest Key Correlation Between Lung Cancer Subtype and Treatment Outcomes

... ALIMTA (500 mg/meters squared) supplemented with vitamin B12 and folic acid. Patients on the docetaxel arm ... 19 mL/min) who did not receive folic acid and vitamin B12 died of drug-related toxicity following ... must be instructed to take folic acid and vitamin B12 with ALIMTA as a prophylaxis to reduce ...

OTC Anti-Aging Products: Hype or Hope?

... and botanicals. Of these, vitamin C, alpha-hydroxyl acids and pentapeptides were ... researched with proven anti-aging benefits. vitamin A, or retinols have shown great promise, however ... Minimal studies have been performed on vitamin B, though what evidence does exist is promising. ...

Video: Zometa(R) Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence in Premenopausal Women, Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Reports

... should be administered an oral calcium supplement of 500 mg and a multiple vitamin containing 400 IU of vitamin D daily. Please see full Prescribing Information. Disclaimer ...

February 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus

... with calcium and fortified yogurt and juices also are options. vitamin B-12: This is found almost exclusively in animal products including milk, ... vegetables and dried fruit are good sources of iron. Eating foods high in vitamin C (strawberries, citrus fruits) along with iron-rich foods can help ...

More Than 200 Abstracts at ASH and SABCS Reveal Potential Compelling Patient Benefits From Novartis Oncology Current and Pipeline Therapies

... should be administered an oral calcium supplement of 500 mg and a multiple vitamin containing 400 IU of vitamin D daily. Please see full Prescribing Information. About ...

Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

... have an effect on growth, sexual maturation, hormone levels or fat-soluble vitamin levels during the course of the study. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ... or if you have trouble swallowing. Tell your doctor if you have vitamin A, D, E, or K deficiencies. Welchol has known interactions with ...

Leading Cardiologist Joins Ontario Research Firm to Conduct New Clinical Trial on the Effect of Pantethine on Cholesterol Levels

... supplier of the cholesterol-management agent pantethine, a derivative of vitamin B5, which it markets under the brand name Pantesin(R). Daiichi Fine ... Kyowa's bio-chemical business, Daiichi Fine Chemical continues to supply vitamin B5 of highest quality standards. For more information visit ...

n-3 PUFAs Reduce Mortality and Hospital Admissions in Patients With Symptomatic Heart Failure

... Dietary supplementation with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E after myocardial infarction: results of the GISSI-Prevenzione trial. ... (<3 months previous) patients who received n-3 PUFAs (1 g daily), vitamin E, both, or no treatment (control group), in addition to standard ...

Scientists Reveal Roadmap to Brain Health That Can Be Passed Down to Future Generations: Exercise, Omega-3, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12

... off mental disorders, including omega-3 (particularly DHA), folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12. "Dietary deficiency of omega-3 fatty acids in humans has ...

Kiwifruit: Antioxidant Power in Quantity and Quality

... blood antioxidant capacity may, in part, be attributed to the high vitamin C content of kiwifruit. While one cannot necessarily translate increased ... of either ZESPRI(TM) GREEN or ZESPRI(TM) GOLD kiwifruit provides twice the vitamin C of an orange, as much potassium as a banana and as much fiber as many ...

New Discovery of Key Difference in Bile Acid Metabolism in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes May Suggest Underlying Disorder

... the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. Patients on vitamin supplements should take their vitamins at least 4 hours prior to Welchol. Caution should be exercised when treating patients with a susceptibility to vitamin K or fat soluble vitamin deficiencies. Caution should also be exercised ...

Video: Major Independent Trial Demonstrates Significant Anticancer Benefit of Zometa(R) in Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer

... should be administered an oral calcium supplement of 500 mg and a multiple vitamin containing 400 IU of vitamin D daily. Please see full Prescribing Information. Disclaimer The ...

Welchol(TM) Lowered A1C by a Mean 1 Percent or Greater When Added to Metformin-, Insulin-, or Sulfonylurea-Based Therapy in 47 Percent of Patients Evaluated

... the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. Patients on vitamin supplements should take their vitamins at least 4 hours prior to Welchol. Caution should be exercised when treating patients with a susceptibility to vitamin K or fat soluble vitamin deficiencies. Caution should also be exercised ...

Study Shows Once-Yearly Reclast Better than Risedronate at Increasing Bone Mass in Patients With Osteoporosis Caused by Glucocorticoids

... their doctor if they have low blood calcium or cannot take calcium and vitamin D, had surgery involving the neck or intestines. In patients with Paget's ... is especially important for them to take 1500 mg of calcium and 800 IU of vitamin D daily, particularly during the first 2 weeks after getting Reclast. ...

Synvista Therapeutics Presents New Preclinical Data Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotype Testing In Diabetes at ACC Scientific Sessions

... Haptoglobin and treating the appropriate diabetic patients (Hp2-2) with vitamin E." In the study, researchers assessed clearance of Hb by Hp in ... of Hp-2-Hb and HDL in these mice. The study also demonstrated that vitamin E supplementation prevented the impairment of reverse cholesterol ...

Update on Progression of Phosphagenics and Nestle Nutrition's Phospha E(R) Trial

... frequency. About Phospha E(R) Phospha E(R) is a patented derivative of vitamin E that has superior properties compared to its parent molecule. For example, Phospha E(R) has been shown to be better absorbed than vitamin E, both orally and through the skin, to lower cholesterol and ...

Photo: Welchol(TM) (colesevelam HCl) Receives FDA Approval to Reduce Blood Glucose in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

... the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. Patients on vitamin supplements should take their vitamins at least 4 hours prior to Welchol. Caution should be exercised when treating patients with a susceptibility to vitamin K or fat soluble vitamin deficiencies. Caution should also be exercised ...

Phase III Data Published for Once Monthly Dose of Risedronate to Treat Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

... or daily dosing regimens. All patients were supplemented with calcium and vitamin D. In the study, BMD was measured at the lumbar spine, total hip, ... 5 mg daily and received daily supplements of calcium (1,000 mg) and vitamin D (400-1000 IU). The primary efficacy objective of the study was to ...

Synvista Collaboration Demonstrates in Preclinical Studies the Mechanism for Defective Cholesterol Transport in Patients with Diabetes

... cholesterol transport in DM, which can be reversed by antioxidants such as vitamin E. He proposes that strategies targeted to decrease oxidation of HDL in ... mice. This impairment was restored to normal levels when the mice received vitamin E. About Synvista Therapeutics Synvista Therapeutics is a ...

Aptivus(R) (tipranavir) Capsules Granted Full Approval by the U.S. FDA

... and anticoagulants, or who are taking supplemental high doses of vitamin E. In in vitro experiments, tipranavir was observed to inhibit human ... in patients receiving APTIVUS/r. In rats, co-administration with vitamin E increased the bleeding effects of tipranavir. -- Rash, including ...

Nestle Nutrition and Phosphagenics to Commence Phospha E(R) Phase 2 Clinical Trial

... frequency. About Phospha E(R) Phospha E(R) is a patented derivative of vitamin E that has superior properties compared to its parent molecule. For example, Phospha E has been shown to be better absorbed than vitamin E, both orally and through the skin, to lower cholesterol and ...

New Study Shows Once-Monthly Boniva(R) is as Clinically Effective as Once-Weekly Fosamax(R) at Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

... 150 mg or once-weekly oral Fosamax 70 mg for 12 months. They also received vitamin D and calcium supplements. The primary endpoints were the relative change ... in patients with severe renal impairment. Adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D is important in all patients. Rarely, patients have reported severe ...

First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival

... disease should receive 1500 mg of calcium in divided doses and 800 IU of vitamin D daily, particularly in the two weeks following Reclast administration. ... that patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis take calcium and vitamin D supplements, if dietary intake is not sufficient. For more information ...

Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

... disease should receive 1500 mg of calcium in divided doses and 800 IU of vitamin D daily, particularly in the two weeks following Reclast administration. ... that patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis take calcium and vitamin D supplements, if dietary intake is not sufficient. For more information ...

Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

... patients underwent four weeks of pretreatment with standard regional supplementation requirements for osteoporosis of not less than 400 IU per day of vitamin D and not less than 500 mg per day of calcium, which continued throughout the study. Treatment was randomized to Forteo(R) or one of three doses of ...

Access Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on ProLindac Clinical Development Program

... including Cobalamin(TM)-mediated targeted delivery and oral drug delivery, its proprietary nanopolymer delivery technology based on the natural vitamin B12 uptake mechanism; Angiolix(R), a humanized monoclonal antibody which acts as an anti-angiogenesis factor and is targeted to breast cancer; ...

Thiarabine Demonstrates a Reduction of Both Inflammatory and Erosive Disease Parameters in Rheumatoid Arthritis

... including Cobalamin(TM)-mediated targeted delivery and oral drug delivery, its proprietary nanopolymer delivery technology based on the natural vitamin B12 uptake mechanism; Angiolix(R), a humanized monoclonal antibody which acts as an anti-angiogenesis factor and is targeted to breast cancer; ...

Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Thiarabine Combination Data

... including Cobalamin(TM)-mediated targeted delivery and oral drug delivery, its proprietary nanopolymer delivery technology based on the natural vitamin B12 uptake mechanism; and Angiolix(R), a humanized monoclonal antibody which acts as an anti-angiogenesis factor and is targeted to breast cancer. ...
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