A next generation probiotic may support immune health, vitamin B12 production, and offer a range of other health benefits, with one commercial product already in the market formulated with the beneficial bacteria.
The supplementation of vitamin B12 and folic acid in toddlers has reduced their plasma concentrations of fasting total homocysteine (tHcy) – an amino acid that is linked to cardiometabolic diseases when in elevated levels.
A new study observes that elevated maternal serum levels of vitamin B12 were significantly associated with the prevalence of childhood autism in offspring, in the large-scale Finnish population studied.
Research using an automated animal model of the human arterial wall injury has suggested that low levels of B vitamins can lead to damage to the arteries in a mechanism independent of cholesterol, but which can exacerbate the development of plaques when...
Researchers from global testing firm Eurofins and lab equipment company MilliporeSigma test a “simpler, less time-consuming, and more economical” method of quality control and determination of four bioactive types of vitamin B12.
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare has become the latest entrant to the gummy vitamin area with the launch of a Centrum gummy line. It’s an attempt to line up with consumer’s changing lifestyles and tastes, the company says. And it’s not the end of innovation...
Vitamin B9 (folic acid) and vitamin B12 (cobalamin) do not benefit thinking and memory in elderly people despite lowering levels of an Alzheimer's-linked protein, according to the largest study of its kind.
The board of the UK's Food Standards Agency yesterday gave the
go-ahead for the recommendation on mandatory folic acid
fortification be made to health ministers, but it remains unclear
whether the nutrient will be added to flour...
BI Nutraceuticals is introducing two new vitamin products to its
ingredients line up: a stabilized form of vitamin B12 and natural
vitamin E succinate granular, an ester form of natural
The marketing of functional confectionery products has been called
into question following an FDA warning letter sent to Masterfoods
USA over health claims and folic acid in its CocoaVia chocolate
The recommended daily allowance (RDA) levels for vitamin B12 should
be increased by 500 per cent, according to Danish researchers - a
recommendation which, if taken up, could lead to reformulation of
multivitamins that contain small...
A higher intake of folate and possibly vitamin B6 may reduce the
risk of developing breast cancer, report researchers in the US,
particularly among those women who drink regularly and are
therefore at higher risk of the disease.
Nascobal, the drug produced by Nastech Pharmaceutical and designed
to treat vitamin B12 deficiency, has been granted approval by the
FDA for use in the treatment of patients suffering from HIV, AIDS,
multiple sclerosis and Crohn's...