Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Vitamins and Supplements
Vitamins and Supplementsen-usFri, 22 Dec 2017 05:01:04 UTCFri, 22 Dec 2017 05:01:04 UTCAdults Who Take Supplements More Likely to Meet Dietary Guidelines
Planning and consuming a diet that meets all of the recommended dietary guidelines for Americans is a challenge for most people.10:39 AM, Tue December 19, 2017The 411 on Biohacking Supplements
Hacking the brain to work better and faster has been a hot topic, but research shows that nootropics products may fall short.12:15 AM, Tue December 12, 2017CoQ10 Supplementation: Studies Support Its Value
8:00 AM, Tue November 7, 2017Probiotics: Where Is the Evidence?
During a presentation at the 2017 American Academy of Family Physicians FMX annual meeting, held this year in San Antonio, Texas, Dan Merenstein, MD, presented the evidence surrounding probiotic use.11:29 AM, Wed October 11, 2017Vitamin D Reduces Severe Asthma Attacks in Adults?
Oral vitamin D supplementation, in addition to asthma medications, could reduce the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance by 50%, according to a recently-published study in The Lancet of Respiratory Medicine.
2:17 PM, Thu October 5, 2017Folic Acid and Asthma: Breathing Easy About Supplementation
Recently, experimental animal interventions have suggested that folic acid intake that exceeds the recommended dose may increase risk of respiratory disease in offspring.10:12 AM, Tue September 26, 2017Supplement Use Among Older Americans Very High
Dietary supplement use among Americans who are 60 and or older is widespread.10:40 AM, Mon September 25, 2017Diabetes and Natural Health Products: Used Often, Understood Better Now
Pharmacists need to understand natural health products so that they can counsel patients, answer questions, and advise patients about potential drug interactions.11:20 AM, Tue September 19, 2017Vitamins, Minerals, and Preconception Health
For decades, health care professionals have known that neural tube defects at birth are often associated with insufficient prenatal folic acid intake.10:38 AM, Mon September 18, 2017Riboflavin: Evolving Clinical Indications
The B vitamins are a group of related vitamins that maintain cell health and provide energy.8:00 AM, Wed September 6, 2017Oral Potassium Supplements and Anticholinergic Drugs
Many drug interaction databases include oral potassium supplements and drugs with anticholinergic activity as a serious interaction.2:31 PM, Sat September 2, 2017Vitamin D: Controversies and Facts
Two-thirds of the US population had sufficient vitamin D status from 2001 to 2006, according to the CDC.10:24 AM, Fri August 18, 2017Workhorse Vitamin: A Primer on Vitamin B12
(cobalamin) is a workhorse vitamin. 8:00 AM, Fri July 14, 2017Antioxidant Supplementation and Diabetic Kidney Disease
Diabetes' propensity to cause metabolic derangement is directly responsible for a looming epidemic of diabetic kidney disease (DKD). And left unchecked, DKD can progress to end-stage kidney disease (ESKD).
12:25 PM, Mon July 10, 2017Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease: Jury Is Still Out
Fat-soluble vitamin D seems to be the vitamin we talk about most these days. In particular, researchers, clinicians, and pharmacists all have an opinion about whether vitamin D supplementation is necessary or wise.
10:07 AM, Thu July 6, 2017Natural Medicines: What Is Their Role in Parkinson’s Disease Management?
Researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India studied an array of natural medicinal products with beneficial effects on mitochondria or redox stabilization. 9:00 AM, Wed June 21, 2017Coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine Supplementation and Myocardial Infarction: Improved Quality of Life
More than 1 million Americans suffer myocardial infarctions annually. 8:00 AM, Wed June 14, 2017What is the Pharmacist’s Role in Assessing CAM Use?
Today, most patients self medicate with both traditional medicine and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). 9:00 AM, Fri June 9, 2017Milk Thistle: A Closer Look
The journal Molecules
recently published a number of articles discussing milk thistle supplementation. 11:09 AM, Wed May 3, 2017ACCP White Paper: Guidance on Natural Products
ACCP has updated its white paper on natural products, and published it in the January issue of the journal Pharmacotherapy
. 8:00 AM, Mon May 1, 2017
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