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Rocasuba launches transdermal patch packed with homeopathic energy

BY Michael Johnsen

MASHPEE, Mass. — Rocasuba on Wednesday launched a homeopathic energy-booster utilizing a unique patch delivery system. Providing up to five hours of energy, the product delivers homeopathic ingredients, including naturally derived caffeine, tea extract and zinc.

"From birth control to nicotine, the use of patches has become increasingly popular as an alternative to ingesting products," stated Rob Trow, Rocasuba CEO. "Since we’re a company that believes in making the lives of our consumers less complicated, we are confident SpotOn’s new patch technology will resonate with both men and women who want an easier, healthier answer."

Spot On Energy will be sold at most national drug stores and retailers nationwide, including CVS, Walgreens and Family Dollar stores, the company reported.

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Bayer Healthcare partners with Vitamin Angels on ’10 Million Stronger’

BY Michael Johnsen

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Bayer Healthcare on Wednesday announced that they have teamed up with Vitamin Angels to launch 10 Million Stronger, a charitable initiative aimed at delivering vitamin A to 10 million children worldwide who are suffering from vitamin A deficiency.

To kick off 10 Million Stronger, in its inaugural year, Bayer Healthcare will donate $300,000 in 2012 to Vitamin Angels. Via the Flintstones Vitamins Facebook page, 10 Million Stronger also encourages the community to get involved through donations, as well as raising awareness of the initiative.

“We’re proud to say that generations of children have been raised on Flintstones Vitamins, and we hope that by bringing attention to this important cause through 10 Million Stronger, the Flintstones Vitamins community will be inspired to join our effort and help us realize our goal of reaching 10 million children in need worldwide,” stated Barton Warner, VP marketing at Bayer HealthCare.

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Study: Vitamin D deficiency linked to clogged arteries in people with diabetes

BY Michael Johnsen

ST. LOUIS — People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame. In a study published Nov. 9 in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the researchers reported that blood vessels are less like to clog in people with diabetes who get adequate vitamin D. But in patients with insufficient vitamin D, immune cells bind to blood vessels near the heart, then trap cholesterol to block those blood vessels.

“About 26 million Americans now have Type 2 diabetes,” stated principal investigator Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi. “And as obesity rates rise, we expect even more people will develop diabetes. Those patients are more likely to experience heart problems due to an increase in vascular inflammation, so we have been investigating why this occurs.”

In earlier research, Bernal-Mizrachi, an assistant professor of medicine and of cell biology and physiology, and his colleagues found that vitamin D appears to play a key role in heart disease. This new study takes their work a step further, suggesting that when vitamin D levels are low, a particular class of white blood cell is more likely to adhere to cells in the walls of blood vessels. “We took everything into account,” said first author Amy Riek, instructor in medicine. “We looked at blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes control, body weight and race. But only vitamin D levels correlated to whether these cells stuck to the blood vessel wall.” 

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a.arnold says:
Apr-09-2013 09:31 pm

Peoples negligence are the reason why we have a lot of illnesses or diseases that we are facing its because of our lifestyle, we dont eat vegetables and fruits, we only consume those can goods, restaurants, and other fast foods that can be easily buy, these are the reason why are life are also fast. helse

A.REESE says:
Jan-22-2013 03:44 am

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mjo[email protected] says:
Jan-10-2013 04:46 pm

Ross, Better late than never, right? Sorry to have missed your comment! In the original article, the authors defined vitamin D deficiency as less than 30 nanograms per milliliter of blood. According to the 2010 update by the Institutes of Medicine, the RDA for vitamin D for people under 70 is 600 international units. For people over 70 it's 800. Here are some resources for you: The original press release from which I sourced this story: https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/24586.aspx And a (free) book on the benefits of supplementing compiled by the Council for Responsible Nutrition: http://www.crnusa.org/benefits/

R.MURRAY says:
Nov-15-2012 09:34 am

Alrighty now, and the proper protocol would be...? What is the dosage?

J.LUCK says:
Nov-14-2012 07:04 pm

Being a health nut i take Bio-Curcumin from Life Extension and Liposomal Vitamin D from MaxHealthLabs.com ... These products are near pharmacutical grade and fit right into this good article.

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