News tagged with vitamin supplements

Vitamins may hitch a protected ride on corn starch

(Medical Xpress) -- Vitamins and medications may one day take rides on starch compounds creating stable vitamin-enriched ingredients and cheaper controlled-release drugs, according to Penn State food scientists.

dateMay 11, 2011 in Polymers
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Essential oil pill prevents PMS

A pill containing a mix of essential oils has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Health tested the tablet ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Health
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Exercise and vitamin D help to prevent falls in seniors

(PhysOrg.com) -- A systematic review of over 50 clinical trials finds that exercise and Vitamin D supplements are the best ways to reduce the risk of falling in people aged 65 and over. The review is published in the December ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Health
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Using cassava to address vitamin A deficiency

The roots of cassava (Manihot esculenta) serve as the primary source of carbohydrates in the diets of people in many arid regions of the world, including more than 250 million people in sub-Saharan Africa ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Biotechnology
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