For those patients who receive the nearly 40 million intramuscular injections per year to treat their B12 deficiency, a new oral option may soon exist. According to the National Institutes of Health, vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to a wide spectrum of conditions, such as anemia, dementia and reduced cognitive functioning. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a significant health issue.
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers have received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study vitamin D deficiency in people of African descent. Researchers will evalu... Read Post
Individuals of any age should make sure they are not at risk for vitamin B12 deficiency. The Alabama Department of Public Health joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other organizations in urging awareness of thi... Read Post