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Vitamins C and E support breathing following an operation
Patients who have recently undergone an operation experience less breathing problems after being given a cocktail of vitamins C and E. This is the conclusion reached by researchers from the Leiden University Medical Center following experiments with patients and healthy volunteers. During the first two to three days after a major abdominal operation, most patients have frequent episodes of airway... View News Article (2002-09-11)

Vitamins needed to help celiacs stave off bone disease
Children with celiac disease need to include certain must-have vitamins in their diets to stave off weak bones and osteoporosis, say researchers at the University of Alberta.  View News Article (2010-07-23)

New study suggests dietary supplement can protect against pre-eclampsia
A dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins, given to pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia, can reduce the occurrence of the disease, finds a study published on today. View News Article (2011-05-20)

Variety of foods -- the key for child nutrition
New research shows that most children have a diet that contains enough essential vitamins and minerals. View News Article (2008-09-25)

Vitamin supplementation could slow arteriosclerosis in heart-transplant patients (p 1108)
A US randomised trial in this week’s issue of THE LANCET suggests that vitamin C and E supplementation could be of clinical benefit in delaying the onset of arteriosclerosis in the first year after heart transplantation. Around 70% of patients develop arteriosclerosis within three years after heart transplantation, which is thought to be associated with oxidant stress. James Fang and... View News Article (2002-03-27)

Teens Who Take Multivitamins Have Healthier Lifestyles
Teenagers who take a daily multivitamin supplement have a healthier diet and lifestyle than those who don't take vitamins, reports a study in the December Journal of the American Dietetic Association. View News Article (2006-12-05)

Are certain congenital birth defects and heart disease linked?
The study implicates homocysteine, a chemical by-product of human metabolism. Homocysteine is particularly important for cell growth and is regulated by enzymes, the activities of which are partly genetically determined, and partly affected by diet, including the levels of vitamins B6, B12, and folic acid in the blood. View News Article (1999-11-15)

Vitamins and minerals can boost energy and enhance mood
Vitamin and mineral supplements can enhance mental energy and well-being not only for healthy adults but for those prone to anxiety and depression. View News Article (2013-07-17)

Heart patients who take vitamins less likely to take medication as prescribed, according to study
Atrial Fibrillation patients who are prescribed the powerful blood thinner warfarin often take it with vitamins or supplements that can hamper its effectiveness, or skip doses completely, increasing their risk for stroke, according to new research. View News Article (2011-11-15)

Excessive vitamin intake in pregnant rats impacts food choices in offspring
A research group at the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine has been using a rat model to see how maternal intake of above-requirement vitamins (A, D, E, and K) impact offspring's brain development and behaviour.  View News Article (2015-03-19)

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