Vitamin supplements

High Vitamin A intake can lower skin cancer risk

Skin cancer, including squamous cell carcinoma, is hard to prevent, but this study suggests that eating a healthy diet rich in Vitamin A, in addition to wearing sunscreen and reducing sun exposure, may be a way to reduce the risk.

Aug 01, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not reduce fracture risk, claims study

Previous studies have come to mixed conclusions about an association between supplements and fracture risk, researchers said.

Jan 01, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

Too many vitamin supplements may lead to this unwanted side effect

According to experts, pills could irritate oesophagus, or allow some stomach acid to creep back up oesophagus when it enters stomach.

Dec 15, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

Vitamin supplements no substitute for natural foods: Experts

Natural foods provide the best nutrition to the human body and there is no evidence to prove that vitamin supplements can better a person`s health, medical experts have said.

Apr 17, 2014, 10:19 AM IST

No evidence found for vitamin D inducing health benefits: Study

Researchers have said that many trials on vitamin D inducing health benefits are either inconclusive or insufficient to draw any firm conclusions.

Apr 03, 2014, 00:38 AM IST

Vitamin supplements for kids exceed recommended doses: Study

Take stock if your kid is on vitamin supplements as he/she may be consuming a greater amount than recommended.

Jan 28, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

Most of vitamin supplement studies flawed: Study

A new research has suggested that most clinical trials of vitamin supplement s, including some that concluded they are of no value or even harmful, have a flawed methodology, which makes them largely useless in determining the real value of these micronutrients.

Dec 31, 2013, 11:27 AM IST

Its official! Vitamin supplements `don`t hold` any health benefits

Supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with mineral or vitamin supplements has no clear benefit and might even be harmful, researchers have revealed.

Dec 18, 2013, 23:13 PM IST

Vitamin D helps reduce type 2 diabetes pain, depression in women

A new study has revealed that vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression.

Dec 03, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

`Vitamin supplements may not be effective for all mammals`

Raising doubts over the benefits of vitamins as a health supplement, a new study has found that vitamins C and E dramatically reduce the lifespan of a particular group of mammals.

Jul 08, 2013, 18:51 PM IST

400 IU daily dose of vitamin D `sufficient for infants`

Babies should be given a daily dose of vitamin D of 400 IU (international units) to help them stay healthy, a new study suggests.

May 01, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

Multivitamins `just a waste of money`

Popping a daily multivitamin pill could be a waste of time and money, a consumer watchdog has claimed.

Aug 08, 2012, 18:50 PM IST