GlaxoSmithKline said on April 6 the company’s consumer arm stopped shipments of supplements and vitamins to Russia as a result of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine and would prioritize the supply of over-the-counter medicines for basic needs.
Researchers at Bar-Ilan University and the Galilee Medical Center identified an association between vitamin D deficiency and severity and mortality of COVID-19.
A U.S. appeals court on Aug. 10 threw out a price-fixing lawsuit against two Chinese companies that make vitamin C, a case that spotlighted trade tensions between the United States and China.
Current guidelines for screening U.S. blood donors for symptoms of COVID-19 and for a history of recent infections are effectively protecting the blood supply from contamination with the new coronavirus, researchers say.
A study published in JAMA suggests that treatment with vitamin C, in addition to thiamine and hydrocortisone, does not improve treatment outcomes in hospitalized patients with sepsis.
A recent study completed by the University of Chicago School of Medicine suggests a key player should be added to protective measures to stay safe and healthy during the Covid-19 pandemic: Vitamin D.
Denmark’s Novo Nordisk is acquiring New Jersey-based Emisphere Technologies in a deal worth about $1.8 billion.
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Few nutritional supplements can protect people from developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, and some may actually be harmful, a research review suggests.
A new study found that taking 4,000 international units per day may double the amount of vitamin D in the blood, but it gives most people roughly the same chance of developing blood sugar problems as people who do not take the vitamin.