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Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Announces the Availability of New Centrum Ultra Line of Multivitamins Specially Formulated For Women and Men

MADISON, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), today announced the availability of a new, scientifically advanced, gender- and age-specific adult multivitamin line developed to help meet the nutritional needs of women and m...

Being Overzealous With Multivitamins May Lead To Prostate Cancer

A recent study brings bad tidings for those heavy-handed on multivitamins. The research conducted by Americas prestigious National Cancer Institute , reveals that those who take more than seven multivitamin tablets a week, can in fact increase their risk of contracting the most serious type of pros...

Effective Marketing of Multivitamins Essential

More work on vitamins necessary for making beneficial, standardized recommendations for public health.// Irwin Rosenberg, MD, University Professor at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University in his paper “Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements and Chron...

Prenatal Multivitamins to prevent risk of Brain Tumors In Kids

A recent study revealed that the risk of development of certain types of brain tumor in children could be reduced by the intake of multivitamins in the early stages of pregnancy.// It is already known that multivitamins containing folic acid should be taken in the early stages of pregnancy to...

Prenatal multivitamins reduce birth defects

As per the results of a Canadian study, a multivitamin pill should be taken daily by all women of childbearing age to reduce risks of having a child with birth defects.// According to the study, the possibility of a wide range of severe birth defects like neural tube defects such as spina bifi...

Using Multivitamins Before And After Conception Averts Preeclampsia

Women who are considering becoming pregnant could prevent preeclampsia if they started a course of multivitamins three months before conception and following it up// during the first three months of their pregnancy. Preeclampsia is a condition where the woman’s blood pressure shoots up dangerously ...

Latest Research Shows That Multivitamins Might Not Prevent Infections In All Elderly

Multivitamin and mineral supplements do not appear to prevent infections in older people living at home, report researchers in Scotland today, raising questions for a significant segment of the supplement-taking population. // Studies in the past have shown that when taking vitamin E supplemen...

Older People May Not Need Multivitamins To Prevent Infections

A recent research that is published in the latest issue of BMJ said that multivitamins //and multi-mineral supplements do not prevent infections in the elderly population. At least 10% of older people have a vitamin or mineral deficiency, which can lead to poor immunity and increased risk of i...

Survey Reveals Women Aren't Doing All They Can to Support Breast Health

...has been. To address this issue, One A Day Women's multivitamins is encouraging women to join a virtual march again...h levels of vitamin D." One A Day Women's multivitamins are formulated with 800 IUs, twice the daily value...health. For more information on One A Day multivitamins and on how to join the march, visit www.oneaday....

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. to Unveil Children's Natural Health Products at Upcoming Natural MarketPlace 2009 Show in Las Vegas

...ty scores exceed 100% for almost all the amino acids in the product. "Research suggests that nutrients above and beyond what can be found in multivitamins -- like prebiotics, probiotics and higher levels of vitamin D -- can have beneficial effects on critical phases of childhood development and subsequen...

While the Dangers of Sun Exposure are Widely Understood Americans Fall Short of Adequately Protecting Themselves from the Sun

...the Daily Value in each of its VIACTIV(R) Calcium Soft Chews -- as the innovators who offer alternative delivery methods for incorporating calcium and multivitamins into a daily diet. VIACTIV(R) Calcium and Multi-Vitamin Soft Chews provide convenient, great-tasting ways for women to supplement a healthy diet and ...

Multivitamins Might Prolong Life

... be slowed, study suggests,, MONDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- multivitamins may help women live longer by preventing parts of their DNA from shortening... did not go up consistently with vitamin exposure; the most frequent use of multivitamins was not associated with the longest telomeres." More information Th...

National Kidney Foundation and Nephroceuticals Partner to Promote Early Detection and Good Nutrition for Kidney Disease

...ple with chronic kidney disease. Nephroceuticals(TM) produces two complete multivitamins for people with chronic kidney disease: ProRenal QD with Omega 3(TM) and ProRenal Vital(TM). These two multivitamins have been specifically formulated based on the latest clinical evidence to ...

VIACTIV(R) Brand Partners with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), Continuing its 'Style and Strength for Life' Campaign

...t VIACTIV (R) Consumers might recognize the VIACTIV(R) Brand as the innovators who offer alternative delivery methods for incorporating calcium and multivitamins into a daily diet. VIACTIV(R) Calcium and Multi-Vitamin Soft Chews provide convenient, great-tasting ways for women to supplement a healthy diet and ...

ConsumerLab.com Warns of Problems with Mulitivitamins and Vitamin Water

...nts Selected for Testing and Finds Most Children's multivitamins Exceed Tolerable Limits ...ns, New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2009 -- Over 30% of multivitamins recently selected for testing by ConsumerLab.com w...ported today on the website www.ConsumerLab.com . multivitamins are the most popular supplement in the U.S., with ...

Vitamins Do Older Women Little Good

...sue of Archives of Internal Medicine , half of Americans regularly use dietary supplements, to the tune of $20 billion a year. Many people believe multivitamins will prevent chronic conditions such as cancer and heart disease. Yet "convincing scientific data . . . are lacking," the researchers stated. Two ...

Multivitamin use may offer no benefit in postmenopausal women

... ever conducted on postmenopausal women shows that multivitamins may offer no benefit in reducing the risk of commo...n Archives of Internal Medicine , also shows that multivitamins do not increase the risk for these conditions. ...en ages 50 to 79. Of that group, 41.5 percent used multivitamins over 15 study years. This latest study found no ov...

APHA Lists Vitamin D Deficiency as Top Public Health Issue

...ary requirements for this important vitamin. Most multivitamins offer only the basic level of this nutrient in their formulas, but Nature Made multivitamins with Optimized Nutrient Levels includes the level ...n D2 and vitamin D3. All Nature Made vitamins and multivitamins provide high-strength vitamin D in the D3 form, wh...

Video: Cardiologists Recommend Lifestyle Habits for Healthy Hearts

...ietary supplements. The ones they are most often asked about include omega-3/fish oil (80 percent), coenzyme Q10 (58 percent), vitamin E (39 percent), multivitamins (36 percent), and glucosamine and/or chondroitin (35 percent). A good way to start the conversation is to visit www.lifesupplemented.org and take "M...

Seven Washington Organizations Receive Almost $126,000 Through March of Dimes Awards and Grants

...lebrations in English- and Spanish-speaking women to increase services and build social support systems. In addition, information about folic acid and multivitamins will be presented. The program plans to serve about 75 pregnant women. Funding: $10,750. About the March of Dimes The March of Dimes is ...

Video: Dermatologists Recommend Dietary Supplements for Healthy Skin

...tary supplements, and the ones they're most often asked about include vitamin E (45 percent), vitamin D (42 percent), Omega-3 / Fish Oil (41 percent), multivitamins (36 percent) and vitamin C (30 percent). A good way to start the conversation is to visit www.lifesupplemented.org and take My Wellness Scorecard, a...

Vitamin K Slows Insulin Resistance in Older Men

...er Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston, included 355 non-diabetic men and women ages 60 to 80. One group took daily multivitamins containing 500 micrograms of vitamin K (five times the recommended level), along with a calcium and vitamin D supplement. The other (control) group to...

Vitamin K linked to insulin resistance in older men

...in K supplementation, and in the men or women who were not given vitamin K supplements." Among those given vitamin K, both men and women took daily multivitamins containing 500 micrograms of vitamin K, five times the Adequate Intake (AI) recommended by the Institute of Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board, with ...

Video: One A Day(R) and Ellen DeGeneres Team Up to Deliver a Message to Women About Breast Cancer Through The 'One A Day Women's Wake-Up Call' Program

...gests that the number of women over 40 getting annual mammograms is declining. To help address this issue, Ellen DeGeneres and the makers of One A Day multivitamins have teamed up to issue a call to action for women nationwide to take an active approach to help maintain their own breast health through the "One A D...

July 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Vitamin D, Savvy Use of Sunscreen and Gastrointestinal Upset and Celiac Disease

...benefit most adults. The body produces vitamin D when exposed to ultraviolet rays, but many people need a supplement to reach recommended levels. Many multivitamins contain vitamin D. This nutrient also can be purchased alone or combined with calcium. Savvy Use of Sunscreen Reduces the Risk of Getting Too Much S...

Healthy Diet Lowers Death Risk for Women

...age, body weight and mass, blood pressure, supplement usage and physical activity routines. Older women, those who exercised more, and those taking multivitamins and/or hormone replacement therapy were more likely to consume a prudent diet. By contrast, less active younger women who were more likely to smoke an...

One A Day(R) and Major League Baseball Raise Over $106,000 to Strike Out Prostate Cancer

... a no brainer. I want to do all I can to spread the word about the things men can do to help maintain their prostate health." One A Day has complete multivitamins specially formulated for men to support prostate health. Both One A Day Men's Health and One A Day Men's 50+ Advantage have selenium to help support p...

Cancer Patients Should Steer Clear of Antioxidants

...f existing research suggests that cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapy avoid supplements with high levels of antioxidants. Although multivitamins may be all right in some cases, even green tea and vitamin A or E supplements can spell trouble, said review author Dr. Brian Lawenda, clinical direct...

AmeriCares Delivers Life-Saving Aid to Myanmar

...and within Myanmar itself." The shipment, which arrived from Amsterdam, contains 15 tons of medicines such as antibiotics, analgesics, ointments and multivitamins as well as medical equipment and supplies to treat the immediate needs of those injured and to help prevent the anticipated spread of illness and dise...

Vitamin E Supplements May Raise Lung Cancer Risk

... But that effect came not from supplements but from sunlight, which causes vitamin D to be formed in the human body, he said. "These results with multivitamins dont surprise me because there is so little vitamin D in multi-supplements, 100 or 200 International Units," Gorham said. "To achieve the effect, it t...

Regular, long-term aspirin use reduces risk of colorectal cancer

...e 47,636 eligible men. Participants who reported regular aspirin use, equal to or more than twice a week, were older, more likely to have smoked, used multivitamins and folate, and consumed slightly more alcohol. In an average-risk population of men, results showed that the benefit of aspirin was not apparent ...

Climate change, gender differences, health among EurekAlert! 10 Most Popular Stories in 2007

...s are wrong. Health and Disease Prevention Millions of Americans take multivitamins because of a belief in their potential health benefits, even though there i... an increased risk of advanced and fatal prostate cancer among men who used multivitamins more than seven times a week, compared with men who did not use multivitami...

Mission Pharmacal Launches CitraNatal(TM) Prescription Prenatal Vitamin Line

...ins the same benefits of CitraNatal DHA plus 90 mg of carbonyl iron as an option for doctors whose patients require additional iron. CitraNatal 90 DHA multivitamins also contain 250 mg of Martek's life'sDHA. The CitraNatal family of products is a line of prescription vitamins. Women who are pregnant or planning t...

UC-Irvine scientists present groundbreaking research at Society for Neuroscience conference

...t better cognitive performance in elderly subjects is associated with lower levels of oxidative DNA and RNA damage in the brain, and that those taking multivitamins including vitamins E or C tended to perform better on a test of global cognitive ability. Poster: Cognitive performance, dementia and DNA/RNA oxidat...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Announces the Availability of Centrum Cardio and New Formula Centrum Products

... lower cholesterol(1) and a newly reformulated line of complete adult daily multivitamins that has enhanced levels and better- balanced combinations of key nutrients... About New Formula Centrum Family of Products Centrum, one of the leading multivitamins in market today, helps provide up-to-date and balanced nutritional support ...

ALEVE-D(R) Sinus & Cold Offers Option for the More Than 50% of Consumers Not Satisfied with Current Sinus Medication

...e include Bayer(R) Aspirin, ALEVE(R), Alka-Seltzer Plus(R), Bactine(R), RID(R), Phillips'(R) Milk of Magnesia, Midol(R), Alka-Seltzer(R), One-A-Day(R) multivitamins and Flintstones(TM) vitamins. Bayer Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a subsidiary of Bayer AG, an international health care, nutrition an...

Almost a Third of U.S. Kids Use Supplements

...0 percent of American children take some kind of dietary supplement, mostly multivitamins and multiminerals, a U.S. National Institutes of Health study finds. The....4 percent of Mexican Americans, and 18.8 percent of non-Hispanic blacks multivitamins and multiminerals (18.3 percent) were the most commonly used supplements, f...

Excessive Multivitamin Use May Raise Risk for Prostate Cancer, from Harvard Men's Health Watch

...ostate cancer. But they did find that men who take multivitamins more than once a day were 32% are more likely to d... example, it was not designed to determine whether multivitamins actually caused cancer; it did not ascertain which multivitamins were taken; and the results failed to establish a ...

Vitamin Relief Brings Needed Nutrition to School District Resurrecting After Katrina

...nd gain emotional balance, immune support, mental alertness and concentration, better grades, school attendance, and even self confidence. These daily multivitamins are extremely helpful for these children, particularly if the reports of Formaldehyde gas in the FEMA trailers are true," comments Morton. Thanks to ...

Dietary Vitamin B6, B12 and Folate, may Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Risk Among Leans

...rowth. That might be especially true if a person did not take in enough of these nutrients consistently through diet, and then suddenly started taking multivitamins in an effort to become healthy, she said. People think that dietary intake of these nutrients reflects a lifelong healthy eating habit, and in...
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