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4 meg) or choosing other fortified foods could achieve the levels of vitamin B12 recommended by the Dietary Reference Intakes (2.
Bacteria from the vitamin takers stopped producing as much vitamin B12 because the microbes got it from their hosts.
Vitamin B12 given intranasally produced higher peak plasma vitamin B12 concentrations than those achieved with oral administration, but lower concentrations than those obtained with intramuscular injections.
The Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) industry development trends and marketing channels are analyzed.
Those who need to take PPIs like Nexium [Register], Prolisec[Register] or Prevacid[Register] should consider taking vitamin B12 at a separate time or sublingually if a blood test reveals B12 deficit.
Research recently published in JAMA has finally elucidated a link between the use of PPI and H2RA, and B12 deficiency.
The study looked at 25,956 patients diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency and compared them to a control group of 184,199 patients without the deficiency.
Researchers examined the electronic health records (including diagnoses, pharmacy orders, and laboratory results) of 25,956 adult Kaiser Permanente patients diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency in Northern California between January 1997 and June 2011, and compared them with 184,199 patients without B12 deficiency during the same time period.
Perturbed, the Union government's Department of Biotechnology has called in scientists to create a road map for understanding the magnitude of the deficiency and suggesting alternative sources of vitamin B12, which can cater to the large vegetarian population.
The recent letter by Aytac and colleagues, entitled "Poland syndrome associated with pernicious anemia and gastric dysplasia", gives me an opportunity to question the vitamin B12 dose administered for the treatment of pernicious anemia (1).
Vitamin B12 helps your body perform many vital chores, including forming healthy red blood cells; keeping your brain functioning smoothly; and processing (metabolizing) the fats, proteins, and carbohydrates in foods that you eat.