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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids

Studies find many U.S. children not getting enough MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Most American youngsters aren't getting enough vitamin D, and that deficiency is associated with an increased incidence of risk factors for cardiovascular problems such as heart attack and stroke, two...

Mylan Receives FDA Approval for Generic Version of Thyroid Deficiency Treatment Cytomel(R)

PITTSBURGH, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Liothyronine Sodium Tab...

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency takes 96,000 Lives Annually in the US

DARTMOUTH, NS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ - (Ocean Nutrition Canada) - A new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found Omega-3 deficient diets cause up to 96,000 preventable deaths annually in the United States (US). "The Preventable Causes of Death in the United States: Co...

How to confirm the causes of iron deficiency anemia in young women

Iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) is commonly seen in women aged A research team led by Bruno Annibale from Italy prospectively evaluate the usefulness of a pre-endoscopic serological screening for H. pylori infection and celiac disease with the use of two tests (human recombinant tissue transgl...

Endocare Receives NASDAQ Deficiency Letter Regarding Stockholders' Equity

IRVINE, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ), an innovative medical device company focused on the development of minimally invasive technologies for tissue and tumor ablation, today announced that on May 20, 2009 the Company received a letter from The NASDAQ St...

Immune Deficiency Foundation Honors Cerda Family and Volunteers From ABC's 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'

LAS VEGAS and TOWSON, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Founder and president of the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), Marcia Boyle, traveled to Las Vegas this weekend to recognize the Cerda family, Wright Custom Home and many other community volunteers, for their efforts in raising awarene...

Vitamin D Deficiency Has Emerged as a Silent Epidemic

MIAMI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is here, so the Hispanic "got milk?" campaign is declaring it Vitamin D Season to raise awareness of the important role of the "sunshine vitamin." Even though we have the ability to make our own vitamin D when the ultraviolet rays of the sun hit ou...

Vitamin D Deficiency Has Emerged as a Silent Epidemic

Start of Daylight Saving Time Declared 'Vitamin D Day' to Remind Americans to Get More of the Sunshine Vitamin WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As we get ready to change our clocks for Daylight Saving Time, the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign is declaring it Vitamin D Day to ra...

UV Foundation Announces: February is Vitamin D Deficiency Month

New Research is Discovering an Increasing Number of Negative Health Effects Resulting from Vitamin D Deficiency MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 2nd year, the UV Foundation is promoting awareness of Vitamin D deficiency and its negative health effects by dubbing Febr...

APHA Lists Vitamin D Deficiency as Top Public Health Issue

Nature Made(R) Consistently Meets Consumer's Needs as the Leader in Vitamin D Offerings NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) recently adopted 12 new polices associated with public health issues, with vitamin D deficiency and insuf...

Vitamin D Deficiency in Infants and Nursing Mothers Carries Long-Term Disease Risks

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Once believed to be important only for bone health, vitamin D is now seen as having a critical function in maintaining the immune system throughout life. The newly recognized disease risks associated with vitamin D deficiency are clearly documented in ...

Grassrootshealth Launches D*action Community Project to Solve Vitamin D Deficiency Crisis

Serving as a model for public health action on vitamin D, GrassrootsHealth, an advocacy organization has launched the D*action Community Project, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals committed to solving the worldwide vitamin D deficiency crisis and will hold its first event, ...

NUCRYST Receives Deficiency Notice from NASDAQ

WAKEFIELD, MA, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals, a developer and manufacturer of medical products that fight infection and inflammation, today announced that on August 14, 2008, it received notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market stating that, for the last 30 consecutive tr...

Dynatronics Receives NASDAQ Minimum Bid Price Deficiency Letter

SALT LAKE CITY, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) today announced that the company has received a letter from NASDAQ stating that for the last 30 consecutive business days, the bid price of its common stock has closed below the minimum $1.00 per share re...

Spotting Vitamin-D Deficiency in the Absence of Symptoms: ZRT Laboratory's New, One-of-a-Kind Blood Spot Test Answers the Call for Early Detection of Rapidly Rising D-Deficiencies

PORTLAND, Ore., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Not so long ago, any mention of Vitamin D deficiency brought to mind malnutrition and images of third-world children with rickets and bone deformities. But now the picture has shifted from the developing world to the developed, where Vitamin D deficiency...

Brain Stem Cells Reverse Myelin Deficiency in Mice

Researchers hope to apply novel finding to neurological disorders in humans THURSDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report they have used neural stem cells to correct a congenital brain disorder in mice. Dr. Steven Goldman, of the University of Rochester Medical Center in ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Puts 40% of U.S. Infants and Toddlers At Risk

About 12 percent already are deficient, study finds,,,, TUESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- At least 40 percent of American infants and toddlers aren't getting enough vitamin D, according to researchers from Children's Hospital in Boston. Twelve percent of the youngest children in ...

Osteotech Announces the Unexpected Passing of Audit Committee Member Leads to Receipt of Nasdaq Deficiency Letter

EATONTOWN, N.J., May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE ) announces today that on April 28, 2008, it received a Nasdaq Staff Deficiency Letter in response to its notification to Nasdaq that Robert W. Gunn, an independent director and a member of the Board of Directors' ...

Protein deficiency leads to faster fat burning in mice, study shows

COLUMBUS, Ohio Researchers have developed a new, lean mouse with characteristics suggesting that someday, using medication to manipulate a specific protein in humans could emerge as a strategy to treat obesity and disorders associated with excess weight, such as diabetes and metabolic syndrome. ...

The UV Foundation Announces February is 'Vitamin D Deficiency Month'

Sunlight or UV light are the Best Ways to Fight the Epidemic of Vitamin D Deficiency MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the UV Foundation dubbed February "Vitamin D Deficiency Month" in a nationwide effort to raise awareness about vitamin D deficiency and its negative h...

Salugen to Present Research on Generational Associations of Reward Deficiency Syndrome at XVth World Congress on Psychiatric Genetics

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Salugen, Inc., a personalized health and wellness company will present its research entitled: Generational Association Studies of Dopaminergic Genes (DRD1, DRD2, DAT1, & DBH) In Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS): A Paradigm Shift In Selecting Appropriate Phenot...

As Winter Approaches, Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency Increases

The 'Sunshine Vitamin' is Critical during the Winter Season NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With days growing shorter and cold weather approaching, many Americans will not be getting the necessary levels of vitamin D in the coming months, a deficiency that could put them at hi...

Immune deficiency linked to a type of eye cancer

The incidence of squamous cell eye cancer is greater among kidney transplant patients and people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) than the general public, which suggests the disease is associated with immune deficiency. Claire Vajdic, Ph.D., of the University of New South Wales in Sydne...

The Quantum Group Receives a NYSE Amex Notification of a Listing Deficiency

WELLINGTON, Fla., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quantum Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: QGP ) ( www.QuantumMD.com ) has reported that Quantum received notice on March 17, 2009 from the NYSE Amex (formerly American Stock Exchange (the "Exchange")) notifying the Company that it is not in comp...

CSL Behring Receives FDA Approval of RiaSTAP(TM), First and Only Approved Treatment of Acute Bleeding Episodes in Patients with Congenital Fibrinogen Deficiency

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for RiaSTAP(TM), the first and only treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, including afibrino...

Parkinson's Patients More Prone to Vitamin D Deficiency

Study found their levels were lower than Alzheimer's patients, healthy controls MONDAY, Oct. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Parkinson's disease patients are more likely than healthy people or Alzheimer's patients to have vitamin D deficiency, say researchers from the Emory University School o...

Video: Studies: Exposure to Ultraviolet Rays Best Way to Overcome Widespread Vitamin D Deficiency

UV Expert: 'Controlled Indoor Tanning Setting an Exceptional Way to Promote Body's Vitamin D Production' INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Evidence of the critical role vitamin D plays in the body's overall health and ability to prevent major forms of cancer continues to...

Drug May Help Reverse Clotting Deficiency

Eltrombopag might also aid patients with hepatitis liver disease, study finds WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug can boost the number of clotting cells, called platelets, in patients suffering from a dangerous deficiency of these cells, researchers report. ...

Overweight toddlers and those not in day care at risk for iron deficiency

DALLAS Sept. 3, 2007 A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers has found that overweight toddlers and those not enrolled in day care are at high risk for iron deficiency. Based on data from a national survey of 1,641 toddlers, the study found that 20 percent of overweight toddler...

Vitamin D Deficiency Still Persists in Babies

A study led by a Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO )researcher has found that children and babies are falling prey to vitamin D deficiency Rickets. Despite the fact that generation subsists on cod liver oil, fortified milk, vitamin supplements and sunshine, vitamin D deficiency ricket...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Disability in Older Adults

Vitamin D deficiency in diet and not getting enough exposure to sun may put older adults at an increased risk for poor physical performance and disability, according to// a new research. "With a growing older population, we need to identify better ways to reduce the risk of disability," said ...

Vitamin A Deficiency Leads to Large-scale Blindness in North East

Vitamin A deficiency has resulted in blindness among children in a big way in the North Eastern parts of India, a study has found.// As much as 51.6 per cent of the children in the schools for the blind in that region have become blind over a period of time only because of vitamin-related pro...

Vitamin D Deficiency Widespread During Pregnancy

Even regular use of prenatal multivitamin supplements is not adequate to prevent vitamin D insufficiency, according to a report in the current issue// of the Journal of Nutrition, the publication of the American Society for Nutrition. A condition linked to rickets and other musculoskeletal and heal...

Vitamin D Deficiency Observed in Breast Feeding Mothers

In a study published in Clinical Pediatrics, it is reported that breast feeding mothers may be deficient in vitamin D. If this deficit is taken care of, their children// may not be affected by vitamin D deficiency disorders. Joyce M. Lee and his team belonging to University of Michigan conducte...

Vitamin B deficiency may lead to poor athletic performance

A recent research has correlated the effect of nutrient rich diet and athletic performance. //According to the study highly energetic athletes may fail to excel in rigorous and demanding exercise simply because of a lack in Vitamin B complex in their diet. Studies prove that its Vitamin B complex i...

Iron Deficiency can Cause Dark Circle Under Eyes

Dark rings around eyes can be caused by iron deficiency, says Britain's leading nutritionist Jane Clarke//. Anaemia is a sign that not enough oxygen is getting to the body tissues. There are several types of anaemia, but iron deficiency is the most common. This can be treated easily in ...

Study Suggests Vitamin K Deficiency as an Osteoporosis Risk Factor

A new study by Jane Lukacs of the University of Michigan School of Nursing suggests that the impairment of vitamin K function// could compromise bone health and contribute to the development of osteoporosis. The study found that one of the early effects of declining estrogen is the impairment of vi...

Iodine Deficiency affects IQ of Children

Insufficent iodine in the diet of some Irish women has put them at risk of having children with a lower IQ or even attention problems//, according to the preliminary results of a new study published in Irish Journal of Medical Science. A team of researchers at University College Dublin (UCD, ...

Gastric bypass can cause deficiency of Vitamin A

New York: A study initiated by U.S. researchers on the medical histories of patients not genetically disposed to blindness //, but were either blind or suffered weak eyesight, revealed that they had undergone stomach/intestine related surgeries, which could have caused Vitamin A deficiency, leading...

Vitamin A Deficiency Subsequent to Intestinal Surgery

A recent study has revealed that major intestinal surgery, including stomach reduction for obesity, may increase the possiblity of subsequent vitamin A deficiency//. The results of the study have been published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. The researchers base their findings on thr...
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