Developing an ‘Inverse Vaccine’ for Type 1 Diabetes Published: July 14, 2020 By Chelsea Weidman Burke BioSpace   What do you get when you mix certain immune cells with vitamin D and a disease-provoking molecule? An innovative new vaccine for type 1 diabetes. “We are trying to educate the immune system to teach it what […]

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.

Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who do not to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests.

Vitamin D supplementation may not improve bone density or prevent fractures and falls in adults, a large new analysis suggests.

A U.S. District Court ruled in favor of Eli Lilly’s patent on its Alimta vitamin regimen and prevented Hospira and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories from launching generics until the patent expires.

Parents and caregivers should be aware of the three ways children can get the vitamin D they need, according to a new resource published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.

People who drink hot tea daily may be less likely than others to develop glaucoma symptoms, U.S. researchers say.

Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium are no less likely to break their hips or other bones than peers who do not use these supplements per a research review.

Nestle is buying Canadian vitamin maker Atrium Innovations for $2.3 billion, expanding its presence in consumer healthcare.