Study reveals vitamin B12 deficiency doesn't just lead to anemia in children, it also hinders brain development and motor function.
Pernicious anemia is an autoimmune disorder associated with vitamin B12 deficiency. The condition not only affects physical health, it also has a detrimental effect on the mental health of many who suffer from the condition.
Supplements marketed to promote 'brain health' often overstate the products' benefits and do little-to-nothing to improve the aging brain. Researchers investigate the hidden dangers and false claims behind these products, which are highly profitable for manufacturers, but not so beneficial for consumers.
Vitamin B12 significantly prevents the neurotoxicity of LRRK2 genetic variants associated with hereditary Parkinson's disease. The findings may help with the development of new therapies to combat the neurodegenerative disease.
A new study reveals nutritional deficiencies in early stages of psychosis. Dietary intervention may help to maximize recovery.
A new study expand on previous knowledge of the biological role of vitamin B12 as a key part of photoreceptor proteins.