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Patients With Acne Have Lower Serum Levels of Vitamin D – Dermatology Advisor

Patients with acne may have lower levels of serum 25 hydroxy vitamin D (25-OH vitamin D) compared with people without acne, but whether vitamin D supplementation benefits acne outcomes remains unclear, according to  study research published in Dermatologic Therapy. A total of 134 patients with acne (mean age, 20.11±2.92 years) and 129 sex- and age-matched… Read More »

Gut Microbiome Controls Blood Glucose Levels Through the Liver

Gut microbes influence blood glucose levels by acting directly on the liver, not by regulating the energy expenditure of specialized fat tissues, which use glucose as fuel to create heat, according to a study in mice by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators. The findings, published Feb. 20 in Cell Metabolism, suggest modifying gut microbes may… Read More »

Vitamin B Supplements More Effective With Higher Omega 3 Levels

Many studies have already proven that vitamin B supplements can help slow mental decline in older individuals. But higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids could boost the effect of vitamin B supplements. Researchers examined more than 250 individuals with mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment is when brain function is below what is normally expected… Read More »