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Cardiovascular health: the benefits of a vitamin B5 derivative

It is widely-recognised that the accumulation of ‘bad’ LDL-cholesterol in the arteries is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Extensive research has led to the development of treatments to normalise the lipid profile which includes levels of LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides. Statins are undoubtedly the best-known cholesterol-lowering drugs, but their use...
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B vitamins: their benefits for vaginal health

Though it is often assumed there is just one type of vitamin B, there are actually eight distinct forms. Collectively termed vitamin B complex, these eight molecules play numerous roles within the body. They are primarily involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. In February, we discussed their...
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Vitamin D: anti-ageing effects

Vitamin D continues to amaze with its multiple benefits for our health. Recognised for its importance to muscle tone and bone, teeth and cartilage structure, vitamin D may also offer anti-ageing effects. This, at least, is the view of a number of research teams investigating the effects of vitamin D...
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Lack of vitamin D reduces efficacy of some anti-inflammatory treatments

Known for its role in several of the body’s functions, vitamin D could in some cases have a significant impact on how effective a treatment is. So reveals a new study published in March 2017 in the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1 .in which researchers found that a lack...
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Scurvy makes a comeback - and lack of vitamin C is to blame

While scurvy used to be commonplace among sailors, it seemed as if this disease had been firmly consigned to the past. Not so, according to Australian scientists, whose study on the subject was published recently in the journal Diabetic Medicine 1 . Here we examine what’s behind the resurgence. Cases...
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