Articles related to VITAMINS
Interaction Between Levothyroxine and Food
Levothyroxine, which is the third most popular drug in the US and the main drug used to treat primary hypothyroidism, also possesses clinically significant interactions with food, beverages, and supplements that can change the safety and efficacy of thyroid-hormone replacement therapies. This review article from Pharmaceuticals reviews 925 hypothyroid patients that highlighted “disturbing” lifestyle and diet patterns.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism June 23rd 2022
Infamous Vitamin C Study May Rely on Fraudulent Data — Statistician Alleges Data in Study Led by Paul Marik, MD, Were Fabricated
An analysis by an Australian physician is making waves by suggesting that an infamous study of vitamin C treatments for sepsis may be fraudulent. The study author alleges that the pre- and post-comparison groups involved in the 94-patient study were too similar to be realistic and that the data were fabricated.
All Specialties April 5th 2022
Impact of Vitamin D Level at Diagnosis and Transplantation on the Prognosis of Hematological Malignancy
This meta-analysis examined 1,212 published articles and abstracts, of which the 30 fulfilling their criteria were analyzed to evaluate the effect of vitamin D levels on OS, PFS, and secondarily on time to treatment, relapse rate, and non-relapse mortality in patients with hematologic malignancies. Lower vitamin D level at diagnosis was related to a significantly impaired prognosis for myeloid and lymphoid malignancies, as previously reported.
Oncology, Medical March 22nd 2022
Vitamin D Supplementation: Pearls for Practicing Clinicians
A literature review looks at the best way to prescribe vitamin D for people with insufficient sunlight exposure, as well as the long-term impacts of the treatment and the long-term effects of vitamin D deficiency on health.
All Specialties March 22nd 2022
Vitamin D and Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation and Incident Autoimmune Disease: VITAL Randomized Controlled Trial
Vitamin D supplementation for five years, with or without omega-3 fatty acids, reduced autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis by 22%, according to the findings of a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation with or without vitamin D reduced the autoimmune disease rate by 15%, which was not statistically significant. Both treatment arms showed larger effects than the reference arm (vitamin D placebo and omega-3 fatty acid placebo).
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism February 1st 2022