Vitamins

A comparison of complementary measures of vitamin B6 status, function, and metabolism in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study

12 days ago   |   By American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundVitamin B6 insufficiency has been linked to increased risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. The circulating concentration of pyridoxal 5′-phosphate is a commonly used measure of vitamin B6 status. Ratios of substrates indicating PLP coenzymatic function and metabolism may be useful complementary measures to further explore the role of vitamin B6 in health.ObjectivesWe explored the sensitivity of 5 outcomes, namely PLP concentration, homocysteine:cysteine , cystathionine:cysteine , the 3´-hydroxykynurenine ratio , and the 4-pyridoxic acid ratio to vitamin B6 intake as...
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Stress incontinence surgery does not increased risk of pelvic cancers

12 days ago   |   By News Medical

Women undergoing surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence are not at increased risk of developing pelvic cancers, according to a large-scale, population-based study in The Journal of Urology, Official Journal of the American Urological Association.
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Treatment for ischemic stroke differs by race, ethnicity, health insurance status

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The UK Government and NHS currently don't say how many vaccinated people later test positive for coronavirus, get admitted to hospital or die, and Mr Blair said this data... Read more ...

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BMI, Age and Time of Day Cause Neck Pain: Study

BMI, Age and Time of Day Cause Neck Pain: Study

One of the main reasons for neck pain has been attributed to lifestyle, particularly when people spend long durations of time with their necks bent forward. Read more ...

Multivitamins Put Women at Lower Risk of Covid-19

Multivitamins Put Women at Lower Risk of Covid-19

Taking supplements like multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics or vitamin D may lessen the risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 in women. Read more ...

Drug Users Raised Substance Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

Drug Users Raised Substance Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

CAMH survey indicates drug users are being severely affected by COVID in a variety of ways, due to supply disruption and other COVID-related societal changes. Read more ...

Heathrow told dedicate terminal to red list arrivals amid claims airport is...

Heathrow told dedicate terminal to red list arrivals amid claims airport is Covid 'breeding ground'

Officials are bracing for a huge influx of red list arrivals after India was added to the red list due to the emergence of a new variant and spiking infections in the country. Read more ...

Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes in 10 Asian Pediatric ICUs: A Pediatric...

Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes in 10 Asian Pediatric ICUs: A Pediatric Acute and Critical Care Medicine Asian Network Retrospective Study

Objectives: Traumatic brain injury remains an important cause of death and disability. We aim to report the epidemiology and management of moderate to severe traumatic brain... Read more ...

Good Night's Sleep Works Wonders for Your Sex Life

Good Night's Sleep Works Wonders for Your Sex Life

Insufficient quality sleep also may lead to problems in the bedroom in the form of female sexual dysfunction. Two common issues for midlife women are quality sleep and good sex... Read more ...