A few women had very high levels of vitamin B-12
and they, too, had a higher risk.
Those who had higher blood folate levels and higher B-12
levels were twice as likely to have a live birth than those with lower levels.
A: With age, the body loses some of its ability to absorb vitamin B-12
However, a small but statistically significant number - about 4 percent - were found to use alternative treatments classified by the study as potentially unsafe, invasive or unproven, such as antifungal medications, chelation therapy and vitamin B-12
The management strategy of the adult patient in our report was planned by considering existing B-12
deficiency and the operation performed subsequently, a total gastrectomy.
An estimated 15 percent of people over 65 have a vitamin B-12
deficiency, possibly because of impaired absorption related to medications, poor dietary practices, or health conditions such as intestinal disorders.
for injection is also available by prescription.
MinuteClinic, a provider of retail-based medical clinics in the US, said on Monday that it has expanded its suite of accessible and affordable health care services to include Vitamin B-12
injections and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination (GARDASIL).
We changed a vitamin B-12
molecule by removing a portion of it and replacing it with nitric oxide, a compound made of the elements nitrogen and oxygen.
Focusing on specific nutrients, a study conducted at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School and published recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that taking a combination of vitamins B-6 and B-12
and folic acid decreases the risk of AMD in women.
Certain psychotic conditions (delusions, hallucinations) and mental disturbances can be helped with vitamins B-6, B-9, B-12
, and zinc.
Trends in blood folate and vitamin B-12
concentrations in the United States, 1988-2004.
Baseball superstar Roger Clemens denies he cheated by using banned substances and says his accuser, former trainer Brian McNamee, only injected him with the painkiller lidocaine and the vitamin B-12
In addition, 180 Blue contains guarana, red grape and blueberry juices as well as vitamins B-6 and B-12
A safer, more accurate test for vitamin B-12
deficiency--which affects about 1,000,000 Americans over the age of 65--has been developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis.