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Combining B12 and Protein Benefits Methylation in Pregnancy

In the first study of its kind, researchers have evaluated the effects of vitamin B12 combined with dietary protein on methionine metabolism, placental gene expression and DNA methylation in pregnant women with low vitamin B12 status.

Dec 15, 17

A recent study has found that Vitamin B3 (niacin) could play a prophylactic role in the prevention of congenital malformations. 

Dec 08, 17
Low Testosterone and Prostate Cancer

Researchers have identified a significant link between low levels of free testosterone in patients and an increased risk of prostate cancer developing into a more aggressive form of the disease.

Nov 10, 17

Low hair magnesium status and high serum homocysteine levels are often seen in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Researchers recently confirmed these findings and hypothesise that magnesium may play a critical role in homocysteine metabolism and methylation.

Oct 27, 17

N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) is a known precursor for glutathione (GSH). This study looked at the impact of NAC on GSH status for detoxification in older populations.

Oct 13, 17

Silybum - also known as milk thistle has more complex mechanisms of action extending beyond its traditional use as a liver herb.

Sep 29, 17

A recent clinical trial sought to investigate the effects of CoQ10 supplementation on serotonin levels and depressive symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia.

Sep 22, 17

From 1950, vitamin B12 has been considered an effective analgesic in some countries. With multiple roles in the human body, B12 is consistently showing promise in the treatment of many chronic diseases and conditions.

Sep 12, 17

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