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The Vitamin that Affects Mood—and May Help with Depression
Although results of meta-analyses on the link between vitamin D and depression have historically been mixed, emerging research suggests vitamin D supplementation may help with depression in certain populations. For example, revisiting prior meta analyses, investigators have found that vitamin D supplementation decreased depressive symptoms in MDD patients, as well as in women with perinatal depressive symptoms.
Neurology October 20th 2022
Vitamin B6 Supplementation May Reduce Anxiety, Depression
In this study enrolling 478 young adults, of which 265 self-reported anxiety and 146 self-reported depression, high-dose vitamin B6 supplementation raised brain GABA levelsand reduced self-reported anxiety.
Psychiatry August 16th 2022
Vitamin D Did Not Lower Fracture Risk in Generally Healthy Patients, Study Finds
The VITAL trial enrolled more than 25,000 men and women over age 50. Supplemental vitamin D showed no significant benefit vs. placebo in preventing the common fractures of osteoporosis.
Geriatrics August 10th 2022
Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
In this update to its 2014 recommendation, the USPSTF concluded “with moderate certainty that the harms of beta carotene supplementation outweigh the benefits for the prevention of cardiovascular disease or cancer.”
Cardiology June 29th 2022
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