Tag: "multivitamin" at biology news
US infant mortality rate fails to improve
...ths. The March of Dimes also urges women to take a multivitamin
containing folic acid prior to and during early pregnancy to reduce the risk of serious birth defects; abstain from drinking alcohol during pregnancy and see their doctors to help manage chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and ob...
Poor athletic performance linked to vitamin deficiency
...ls with poor or restricted diets consider taking a multivitamin
or mineral supplement....
Vitamin D deficiency widespread during pregnancy
Even regular use of prenatal multivitamin
supplements is not adequate to prevent vitamin D i...on of vitamin D insufficiency in spite of prenatal multivitamin
use is troubling, she noted, suggesting that higher dosages, differing vitamin formulations or a mod...
Vitamins: Science doesn't always match policy
...ry little federal regulation. "Right now, the term multivitamin
encompasses hundreds, if not thousands, of products with varied content and dose of vitamins and minerals. It's really difficult to guide customers if we don't even know what is in the vitamins they are taking. Standards would be helpful to both cons...
Heavy multivitamin use may be linked to advanced prostate cancer
While regular multivitamin
use is not linked with early or localized prostate...nic disease. Researchers have wondered what impact multivitamin
use might have on cancer risk. Karla Lawson, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda,...