By Megan Brooks
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Folic acid supplementation significantly reduced the risk of first stroke in adults with hypertension enrolled in the Chinese Stroke Primary Prevention Trial (CSPPT). Those with low baseline folate levels showed the greatest...
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By Reuters Staff
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In very low birth weight (VLBW) infants, giving milk fortified with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) had no effect on cognitive function or brain macrostructure at eight years of age, researchers reported May 18...
By Reuters Staff
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An updated literature review found no new evidence that vitamin D supplementation has an effect on most non-skeletal conditions, though it suggests there could be protective effects on all-cause and cancer-related deaths.
Oncology patients are likely to be more vulnerable to health claims made by nutritional supplement manufacturers. Estimates on supplement usage vary, but it is likely as many as 67% to 97% of oncology patients and cancer survivors take a multivitamin/mineral, botanical, or...
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